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Thirty Years of Musical Life in London

By Hermann Klein

New York: The Century Co., 1903. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Green buckram binding with a few light mark. Good solid binding, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: xvii, 483

$52.82

Balletomane's Sketch-Book [SIGNED]

By Kay Ambrose / Arnold L. Haskell (Intr.)

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1941. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25 cm). Signed by Author. Lacking jacket. A few light marks to boards, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Signed by Arnold Haskell to the illustrated front endpaper, identifying himself as 'Arnold as he once was'. We have numerous other titles signed by Haskell. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 96

$38.29

Opera Comique

By Martin Cooper

London: Max Parrish, 1949. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.25 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Rubbing and slight wear to spine and corners. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Tanning to endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 72

$21.13

The Gilbert and Sullivan Operas. Illustrated: A Pictorial Record of the 1932 - Season - 1933

London: The Sphere, 1933. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 7 x 10 inches (18 x 26 cm). Souvenir brochure for Henry Lytton's Fairwell Season. Heavy foxing to covers, rusting to staples, light foxing to first and last pages, otherwise very clean throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 30

$25.09

The Life of Kathleen Ferrier

By Winifred Ferrier

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1955. 2nd Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Dust jacket: Tears and creasing to edges, fading to spine. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 191

$18.49

The Elements of Plainsong Compiled from A Series of Lectures: Delivered before the members of the Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Society

London: The Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Society, 1909. New Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Red gilt cloth binding, excellent condition throughout. Gift inscription to front pastedown endpaper. Comes with an additional sheet 'Nicene Creed', published by the Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Society in 1921 (3 sides of plainsong notation). Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: x, 83, 6

$38.29

The Wagner Stories [SIGNED]

By Filson Young

London: Grant Richards Ltd., 1912. 8th Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8 inches (15 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Green cloth binding, page edges untrimmed, very clean condition throughout. Gift inscription from the author to half title page. Dedicatee's name has been erased causing slight damage to the page. . Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 298, v

$38.29

Carmen. An Opera in Four Acts: (New English Version) [SIGNED]

By John and Ada Galsworthy (Ed.) / H. Meilhac and L. Halevy

London: Elkin Mathews and Marrot, 1932. Limited Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 7.75 inches (14.5 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Fading to spine, creasing and slight wear to top edge, short tear to head of spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Limited edition no. 147/650. Signed by both authors to limitation page. Quarter cream buckram with red paper covered boards, small mark to front free endpaper. A few light spots of foxing to text, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Scarce in this condition. . Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 79

$85.83

La Traviata

By Giuseppe Verdi / Francesco Maria Piave

Paris, 1856. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 20 cm). First French language edition of the libretto. Published for the first performance in France, performed in Italian by the Theatre Italien at the Salle Ventadour in Paris on 6th November 1856. Printed in the original Italian on versos, with French translation on facing rectos. Original paper covers stitched to page block. Covers creased with wear and some loss to edges. Ink notes and an old price to front cover, a few pages have dog-eared corners, text is very clean throughout. 83pp plus 36pp publishers catalogue at rear. The rare first French language translation. The opera was later adapted by Edouard Duppez for the first French language performance in 1864. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 83

$660.25

La Boheme

By henry Murger

London: The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd., 1927. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17 cm). Dust jacket: Slight edge wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Film tie-in edition featuring Lillian Gish and John Gilbert on the Jacket. Browning to pages, light foxing to page edges. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 251

$38.29

Ballet Scrap Album [SIGNED]

By Moira Shearer

1944 - 1950. 1st Edition . Very Good. 8.75 x 125 inches (22.5 x 32 cm). Signed by Author. 1940's scrap album containing programs and clippings of ballet and performances. Mostly Sadler's Wells performances with Margot Fonteyn and Moira Shearer. Some of the photos have stuck to facing photos at some point causing damage when separated. Includes two handwritten signed letters from Moira Shearer plus a 1948 Saddler's Wells ballet program signed by Moira Shearer and numerous others including Robert Helpmann, David Davenport, Violetta Elvin & Julia Farron. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.65; Oceania £21.30; Rest of World £19.90. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Paperback

$198.08

Wagner's 'Tristan and Isolde': An Essay on the Wagnerian Drama

By George Ainslie Hight

London: Stephen Swift and Co. Ltd., 1912. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Light rubbing to spine, a few spots of foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 281

$31.69

Covent Garden Drollery

By Montague Summers (Ed.)

London: Whitefriars Press, 1927. Facsimile of the 1672 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20 cm). Slipcase: Marked and rubbed but not splits. . Overall case condition is Good Plus. Book: Quarter brown buckram with paper covered boards, page edges untrimmed. Tipped in illustrated panels to endpapers. A few light marks to boards, foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. Facsimile of the 1672 1st edition. Limited edition 186/575 printed on hand made paper by the Whitefriars Press. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 123

$46.22

Gounod's Romeo et Juliette: Opera en Cinq Actes

By J. Barbier / M. Carre

1893. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 18 cm). Souvenir pocket score for the Command performance of Gounod's Romeo and Juliette, performed in honour of the marriage of the Duke of York (George V) and Princess May of Teck (Queen Mary). Silk binding with gilt lettering to front board. Foxing and light marking to covers, slight splitting to front joint. Clean text throughout. Includes score and French libretto. Performance featured Nellie Melba as Juliette and Jean de Reske as Romeo. Front free endpaper inscribed: 'Box 27. Covent Garden. Present: Lady Radnor, Lady Skelmersdale, Miss Lother (?) C. Maitland, Mr. William Barclay Squire.'. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 96

$112.24

Veronique: Mr. George Edwardes' Season

By Tom B. Davis

Apollo Theatre, 1905. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.75 x 8.75 inches (17 x 22.5 cm). Illustrated card wraps. Slight wear and staining to rear cover, pale green tint to pages, otherwise in very clean condition throughout, well illustrated. Souvenir programme for the 300th performance, the operetta ran for a total of 496 shows at the Apollo. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 69

$46.22

Puccini's Girl of the Golden West: Nights at the Opera

By E. Markham Lee

London: Alexander Moring Ltd., 1911. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 4 x 7.75 inches (10 x 19 cm). Original card wraps. A few spots of foxing. Creasing to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Published immediately after the first UK performance in May 1911. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 69

$46.22

Candide: A Comic Operetta Based on Voltaire's Satire

By Lillian Hellman, Leonard Bernstein, Richard Wilbur, John Latouche and Dorothy Parker

New York: Random House, 1957. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Slight fading to front cover, short tear to top edge of front cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First printing. Light rubbing to top edges of front board. Light foxing to plates, very clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 143

$46.22

Richard Wagner and 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'

By Charles A. Lidgey

Privately Printed, 1908. Limited Edition . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 5.75 inches (11.5 x 15 cm). Limited edition No. 49/249. Quarter beige buckram with paper covered boards. Slight wear to board corners, offsetting to endpapers, otherwise excellent. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 72

$31.69

Carmen. An Opera in Four Acts: (New English Version) [SIGNED]

By John and Ada Galsworthy (Ed.) / H. Meilhac and L. Halevy

London: Elkin Mathews and Marrot, 1932. Limited Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 x 7.75 inches (14.5 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Fading to spine, darkening to covers, creasing and slight wear to top edge. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Limited edition no. 649/650. Signed by both authors to limitation page. Quarter cream buckram with red paper covered boards, heavy darkening to covers and edges of pastedown endpapers. Otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Signed by John Galsworthy and his wife Ada. . Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 79

$59.42

Musical Moments [SIGNED]

By Julian Way (Edith Taylor) / Christine Seller (Illust.)

London, 1927. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Blue cloth binding with paper title label to front board. Inscribed by the author Edith Taylor (Julian Way) to her cousin, to front free endpaper. Limited edition of 250 copies printed by hand at the Cayme Press, Kensington. Attractive woodcuts by Christine Seller. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 36

$72.63

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