Subtitle is: "The Complete Librettos of Eleven Operettas, The Words and Music of One Hundred and Two Favorite Songs". Collection of light operas such as Trial by Jury, The Sorcerer, H.M.S. Pinafore, and The Pirates of Penzance, each comprising a dramatist personae, foreword, libretto and notes, and favourite songs arranged for piano and singing. Illustrated by Lucille Corcos, arrangements by Dr. Albert Sirmay. Full-page colour illustrations.
Quarter-bound with red cloth binding to spine and black/white speckled covering to front and rear boards, gilt lettering and black illustrations to spine, red endpapers.
Good condition for a second-hand book: light edge-wear to covers and spine, mainly to spine ends, light slanting to spine, red binding sunned to spine and front cover, 7.3cm closed tear to top end of rear cover-spine joint; chip to bottom edge of rear pastedown endpaper, inscription dated December 1962 to front free endpaper, very light tanning/foxing to page edges, occasional markings internally, otherwise internally fine given age of book.