Mr. Punch's Model Music-Hall Songs & Dramas collected, improved, and re-arranged from "Punch" by F. Anstey. F. Anstey, Thomas Anstey Guthrie.
Mr. Punch's Model Music-Hall Songs & Dramas collected, improved, and re-arranged from "Punch" by F. Anstey
Mr. Punch's Model Music-Hall Songs & Dramas collected, improved, and re-arranged from "Punch" by F. Anstey
Mr. Punch's Model Music-Hall Songs & Dramas collected, improved, and re-arranged from "Punch" by F. Anstey

Mr. Punch's Model Music-Hall Songs & Dramas collected, improved, and re-arranged from "Punch" by F. Anstey

London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1892. Hardcover. vii, [1], 172 p.: full-page and in-text illustrations; 19 cm. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt-stamped spine title; salmon cloth over boards with dark blue cover title and illustration. Dark brown endpapers. "The Illustrations are by Edward T. Reed; with others from 'Punch'." -- p. vii. Contains song lyrics without music. Bookplate on front fixed endpaper of Charles Willmore Emlyn, with motto "Omnia Vincit Amor" and a presumably comic coat-of-arms featuring two cavemanesque figures. Charles Willmore Emlyn (b. 1862) was a librettist, responsible for the libretti of a number of comic operettas, including Rip Van Winkle Junior (1910) and Moonshine (1911), as well as many for children published in the 1910s and 1920s, several specifically aimed at Boy Scouts. He also was the author of a book about scouting, A Twenty-Four Years' Hike. Thomas Anstey Guthrie (1856-1934) was a member of the staff of Punch magazine and an English author of comic novels, starting with Vice Versa (1882) in which a father changes bodies with his son, the basis of many movies starting in 1916 and running through 1988. In Very Good- Condition: ends of spine frayed with minor loss at tail of spine; 1.5-cm. closed tear at head of spine; cover slightly soiled; occasional very light foxing; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #004209

Price: $65.00

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