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THE COMPLETE SAVOY OPERAS (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by W.S. Gilbert; Arthur Sullivan.
Stock no. 1321568
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Two volume set. Red cloth spine with grey title blocks with gilt titles, grey cloth covers. Colour plates. Books are fine. Slipcase is rubbed at opening edges.

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THE BEACH OF FALESA
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson; Glyn Jones.
Stock no. 2130359
Published by Oxford University Press; Welsh Arts Council. 1974. Very good condition.

Large format. Black cloth spine, with gilt title. Orange pictorial boards. This is a SIGNED, Limited edition to 100 numbered copies. Opera in Three Acts. Libretto by Jones based on a short story by Stevenson. Music by Alun Hoddinott. Musical score. This is Copy No. 2. SIGNED by authors/contributors to same page.

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IOLANTHE
Written by W.S. Gilbert. Illustrated by William Russell Flint.
Stock no. 1506024
Published by G. Bell And Sons, Ltd.. 1911. Almost very good condition.

Or The Peer and the Peri. Red cloth covers with gilt titles and decorative gilt border to front cover. 8 colour plates. 50 pages. 9.5 x 7.25". A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby with some darkening. Small bump to lower edge of front cover. One hinge cracked. Small pen mark to rear endpaper. Some light browning and an odd fox spot. A couple of corner tips creased. All plates present.

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THE PINAFORE PICTURE BOOK
Written by W.S. Gilbert. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1505657
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, dark blue titles and white vignette of ship to front. Blue pictorial endpapers. 16 colour plates with paper guards, b/w text illustrations. All edges blue. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine lightly browned and a few small marks to covers. Contents very good. All plates present.

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THE STORY OF THE MIKADO
Written by W.S. Gilbert. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1311851
Published by Daniel O'Connor. 1st 1921. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Peach covers. Colour plates. Spine worn and split along front edge (but not detached). Covers are a little grubby. Corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper has loss to spine and corners, it torn and a bit grubby.

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THE PINAFORE PICTURE BOOK
Written by W.S. Gilbert. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1402335
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, dark blue titles and white vignette of ship to front. Blue pictorial endpapers. 16 colour plates with paper guards, b/w text illustrations. All edges blue. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine is browned. Damp mottle marks to covers plus a few grubby marks. Nameplate to front endpaper. Couple of plates are detached at top but still firmly attached at bottom. A few grubby marks but contents generally clean.

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FAVOURITE OPERAS
Written by J. Cuthbert Hadden. Illustrated by Byam Shaw.
Stock no. 1310624
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1938. Very good condition.

From Mozart to Mascagni their plots history and music. Red imitation leather covers with gilt titles and vignettes. 287 pages. 24 colour plates. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Prize plate to front pastedown. Gilt school stamp (attractive) to front cover. Light page browning to endpapers.

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TO LIVE FOR YOU! TO DIE FOR YOU!
Written by John Searight.
Stock no. 1802326
Published by John Searight. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The life of Gustav Mahler, sometimes depicted as something of a musical colossus with one foot placed firmly in the romanticism of the 19th century and the other tentatively trying to find a footing in the 20th. He more than anyone else, was responsible for sowing the seeds of 20th century music. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. xi and 428 pages including index. ISBN: 9780956169501. A fine copy

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ORCHESTRAL MUSIC
Written by David Ewen.
Stock no. 568641
Published by Franklin Watts. Circa 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Its History Told Through the Lives and Works of its Foremost Composers. From 16th century polyphonic beginnings to 20th century concrete music, this book presents an account of the full range of orchestral music. Mainstreams of Music Volume Two. Red boards, gilt title and decoration. B/w photos. ISBN: 0531026191. Faint ink stamp to front endpaper and rear pastedown. Wrapper rubbed at corners with a couple of closed tears and a small chip at top of spine. Contents fine.

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