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The San Francisco Opera 1923-1961 by Arthur Bloomfield - First Edition, First Printing - 1961 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and

The San Francisco Opera 1923-1961

by Arthur Bloomfield

Condition: Near Fine/good

New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., 1961. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. Very near fine hardcover in a good dust jacket. Black cloth covered boards, gold-stamped title on spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, chipped along top edge. Dust jacket reads 09-61. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 251 pp. Octavo, 6 x 9 1/2 inches tall. Roster of performances and singers during nearly forty years is accompanied by an account of the development of the company.


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