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THE BAB BALLADS: And Songs of a Savoyard by W. S. Gilbert - Hardcover - 5th or later Edition - 1926 - from mclinhavenbooks and

THE BAB BALLADS: And Songs of a Savoyard

by W. S. Gilbert

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket

London: Macmillan and Company Limited, 1926. 5th or later Edition. Full-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall. W. S. Gilbert. 5th or later Printing 1 Copyright date 1926, sixth edition,12 printing. Fully leather bound with gilt lettering and design on the front, spine and back board. All pages are gilt edges. Decorative inside covers front and back. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. No Dust Jacket. Page marker ribbon present. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are very minor, very, very short cuts along the groove front and back of the head and told the spine. Text and illustrations remain bright and clean, binding a secure, a scarce beautifully bound leather book.
  • Bookseller: mclinhavenbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005194
  • Title: THE BAB BALLADS: And Songs of a Savoyard
  • Author: W. S. Gilbert
  • Illustrator: W. S. Gilbert
  • Format/binding: Full-Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 5th or later Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan and Company Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1926
  • Pages: 564
  • Keywords: Leather bound, short stories,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Rare and Collectible;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7\" tall


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