British Minstrelsie: A Representative Collection of the Songs of the Four Nations; The Melodies in both Notations
Greig, John, Joseph Parry, F.W. Bussell, H. Fleetwood Sheppard, and W.H. Hopkinson [arrangers]
Published by Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works (vols. I, 2 and 4)/London: The Caxton Publishing Co., no date [1895?]. Each volume contains a frontispiece and 7 additional full-page photographic portraits of turn-of-the-century British singers, including one of Dame Melba. A total of 32 portraits in four very large volumes. Sold as is. (1895)
Used Hardcover First Edition
Book Condition: Good. First edition. Hardcover. Three large folio volumes with gilt cover decoration. Good condition (no dust jackets-as issued?). The 32 full-page portraits all clean, slightly foxed and tanning. Boards are faded and marked in places but complete. 3rd volume has a previous owners name in pen and vol 4 has some blue pencil marks on one front page, nom, other rips or tears or inscriptions.