Gilbert, William S., and Arthur Sullivan >>
Title Patience, Or, Bunthorne's Bride : An Entirely Original Aesthetic Opera, in Two Acts
Book Condition Fair with no dust jacket
Publisher London: Chappell & Company; 1900
Seller ID 20060
117 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, black buckram cloth, gilt title on front, tan endpapers, all edges marbled, [iv] + 117 + 1 pages, original casts for productions of 1881 and 1900 listed, complete vocal score including all songs with full piano accompaniment. No diagogue, but dialogue-cues have been penciled in before each song, in Blackwell's hand, and we have left these in place. ; Copyright 1881. This publication was for first revival in 1900. Music by Arthur Sullivan. Lyrics by William S. Gilbert. Arranged for piano by Berthold Tours. ; Quite worn. Boards warped and pages discolored along fore-edge. Title page has autogr*ph of Arthur S. Sullivan stamped in lower corner in purple ink. Front cover has 'Musical Director J. K. Blackwell' stamped in gilt. The same individual signed front free endpaper in pencil. (J. K. Blackwell was indeed a musical director for D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in early 1900s) All pages turn. Everything readable. Binding tight. Sold as is.