Queens of Song: Being Memoirs of Some of the Most Celebrated Female Vocalists Who Have Appeared on the Lyric Stage, From the Earliest Days of Opera to the Present Time. Ellen Creathorne Clayton.
Queens of Song: Being Memoirs of Some of the Most Celebrated Female Vocalists Who Have Appeared on the Lyric Stage, From the Earliest Days of Opera to the Present Time
Queens of Song: Being Memoirs of Some of the Most Celebrated Female Vocalists Who Have Appeared on the Lyric Stage, From the Earliest Days of Opera to the Present Time

Queens of Song: Being Memoirs of Some of the Most Celebrated Female Vocalists Who Have Appeared on the Lyric Stage, From the Earliest Days of Opera to the Present Time

London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1863. Hardcover. "To which is added a chronological list of all the operas that have been performed in Europe." 2 volumes (xvi, 381, [1] p.; [4], 452 p.): engraved portrait frontispieces and 4 additional plates of portraits; 23 cm. Half dark green morocco with marbled paper over boards. Six spine compartments between raised bands; gilt-tooled spine titles and decoration. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by G.A. Brown & Co. Gift inscription on blank leaf following front free endpaper in each volume: "Hazel Wegeng?? Tilden from Mr. Wanamaker October 8th 1915." Includes index; "Chronological list of operas, and their composers"; "Alphabetical list of dramatic composers, not pre-eminent as operatic writers"; and "List of authorities." In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed, most prominently at lower corners of boards; foxing of plates and facing pages, heavy in some places; occasional light soiling of pages; a few marginal notes; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #001638

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