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Hardback, approx 7 x 4.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to spine and front board. Top page edges gilt. In paper dustwrapper with blue decorative lettering to spine and front. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW spine darkened, edges rubbed, small nicks to ends of spine and corners. Not clipped.) Cloth clean. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Trevor Tompson Christmas 1935.” Pages clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 198pp +2p cat. With b&w line drawings in text by the author. W. S. Gilbert wrote a large number of "ballads" for the magazine Fun using his pen-name "Bab." These Bab Ballads became famous on their own, as well as being a source for plots and songs for the G&S operas.
Title: More Bab Ballads With illustrations by the author. “Illustrated Pocket Classics.”
Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., 1926 2nd thus:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81611
Keywords: Literature W. S. GILBERT, more Bab Ballads, Songs, Savoyard, Macmillan & Co., Illustrated Pocket Classics, 1926, dustwrapper, cartoons, satire, comedy