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A Treasury Of Grand Opera

By Simon, Henry W , Editor




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A Treasury of Grand Opera

Henry W. Simon, editor

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1946. FIRST EDITION THUS, FIRST PRINTING THUS. Slipcased. FINE/VERY GOOD. Illustrated by Rafaello Busoni. HATFIELD BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA, a FIVE STAR SELLER, presents A TREASURY OF GRAND OPERA (edited by HENRY W SIMON), in its Very Good ORIGINAL DECORATED SLIPCASE. A short history and story of each opera accompanies the piano vocal score of selected famous arias from DON GIOVANNI, LOHENGRIN, LA TRAVIATA, FAUST, AIDA, CARMEN and PAGLIACCI. Piano arrangements are by Albert Sirmay, translations by George Mead, while the music supervisor is William Steinberg. Editor Henry W. Simon was a prominent New York music critic for many years. Illustrator RAFAELO BUSONI(the son of famous composer and pianist Ferruccio Busoni) fled WWII persecution by emigrating to New York, subsequently illustrating dozens of books and musical scores. 9" x 11 7/8", 403 page softcover (oversized, may require additional postage). Overall book is FINE, with a VERY GOOD ORIGINAL SLIPCASE. Pages = Fine: slightly yellowed, else very tight, sharp, clear, with no marks, no tears, no chipping. Cover (Yellow with gold frame, in which are superimposed lively illustrations from the 7 operas; particulars in gold gilt and white over black boxes) = Fine: light rubbing to top of spine, one crease on spine, else very tight, sharp, square, standout colorful and clear, with no marks, chips or tears. ORIGINAL SLIPCASE ( green heavy cardboard with paste on full space replica of decorated cover) = Very Good: moderately faded, 3/4" tear at bottom front corner, large chip from green outer layer on top of spine, else clear, square and substantial. This FIRST EDITION is A TRUE COLLECTOR'S ITEM!

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A Treasury of Grand Opera : Don Giovanni, Lohengrin, La Traviata, Faust, Aida, Carmen, Pagliacci

Simon, Henry W., Editor

Simon and Schuster. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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A Treasury of Grand Opera : Don Giovanni, Lohengrin, La Traviata, Faust, Aida, Carmen, Pagliacci

Simon, Henry W., Editor

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946. 4to. Soft cover. 403 p. Illustrated. Edited, with the stories, history, and music described in detail by Henry W. Simon. Piano arrangements by Albert Sirmay. Translations by George Mead. Illustrations by Rafaello Busoni. Music Supervisor William Steinberg. Complete librettos and musical scores for 6 of the world's most famous operas. Moderate edgewear, particularly at edges of spine where cover is beginning to tear. Pictorial cover. Very good.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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A Treasury of Grand Opera

Simon, Henry W. - Editor

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1946. 403 pages of Don Giovanni, Lohengrin, La Traviata, Faust, Aida, Carmen, and Pagliacci. Slipcase has the same cover as the book. The book has a wraparound stiff cover. Stories, history and music. This is a very nice well cared for book. There are no marks, stains, tears and very little wear on edges. About the only book defect is the spine is a little concave from opening. The slipcase shows signs of wear with the bottom edge on the illustrated side seperated from the end. The rest of the book is complete. The art work on the front is complete and the sides and the back are in good shape.Very attractive covers with various opera scenes. . Hard Back. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by George Mead Covers . 9" X 12".

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A Treasury of Grand Opera

Simon, Henry W., Editor

NYC: Simon & Shuster, 1946 Trade Paperback. Good+. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 403 pgs. No slipcase, slight wear to spine at top and bottom front corner, slight yellowing on edges, inside front hinge has glue missing, The stor ies, music, history described for Don Giovanni, Lohengrin, La Traviata, Faust, Aida, Carmen, Pagliacci with piano arrangements for notable arias from each.

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A Treasury of Grand Opera

Simon, Henry W , Editor

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946. 403 pp., Soft cover, some nicks slightly scuffed.includes the stories, histories and music of seven popular operas.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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A Treasury of Grand Opera; Don Giovanni, Lohengrin, La Traviata, Faust, Aida, Carmen, Pagliacci

Simon, Henry W. Editor

New York: Simon and Schuster. Good condition,moderate shelfwear,1 1/2" spine head chip,wraps. 1946.

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Price: $5.50