Plays and Poems of W.S. Gilbert: including the complete text of the fourteen Gilbert & Sullivan operas, three other Gilbert plays and all the Bab Ballads; illustrations by the author; Preface by Deems Taylor. W. S. Gilbert, William Schwenck.
Plays and Poems of W.S. Gilbert: including the complete text of the fourteen Gilbert & Sullivan operas, three other Gilbert plays and all the Bab Ballads; illustrations by the author; Preface by Deems Taylor

Plays and Poems of W.S. Gilbert: including the complete text of the fourteen Gilbert & Sullivan operas, three other Gilbert plays and all the Bab Ballads; illustrations by the author; Preface by Deems Taylor

New York: Random House, 1932. Hardcover. lx, 1218 p., color frontispiece: in-text illustrations; 20 cm. Tan linen with paper labels printed in color: title and illustration on spine, and illustration on front board. Dark green dust jacket with spine and front section titles, front section illustration, publisher's advertisements on back section and Modern Library advertisement on back flap. Dust jacket is in mylar cover. Title page printed in color. Frontispiece and title page on heavier paper. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: Monica Reynolds. Contents: The Gilbert and Sullivan Operas: Thespis -- Trial by Jury -- The Sorcerer -- H.M.S. Pinafore -- The Pirates of Penzance -- Patience -- Iolanthe -- Princess Ida -- The Mikado -- Ruddigore -- The Yeomen of the Guard -- The Gondoliers -- Utopia, Limited -- The Grand Duke -- The Palace of Truth -- The Mountebanks -- His Excellency -- and: The Bab Ballads -- The Lost Bab ballads. Book is in Very Good Condition: back hinge is just starting; clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Good Condition: edges rubbed; head of spine chipped and creased with minor loss; minor loss along both joints; red on spine is slightly faded; front section is bright. Very Good / good. Item #004402

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