Chatto & Windus, 1876, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
Sir William Schwenk Gilbert is better-known as one half of renowned comic opera duo Gilbert & Sullivan. But alongside The Mikado, Pirates of Penzance and HMS Pinafore, Gilbert was a playwright of his own making. In this collection, six of his original plays are printed together, each of them bearing the same wit, wordplay and farcical humour that made Gilbert & Sullivan so popular. 348 pages + 32 advertisements. Soiling to boards. Rubbing to bottom edge of boards. Light bumping to bottom outside corners. Very light bumping to top outside corners. Spine top and bottom pushed. Slight cocking. Deckled top edge. Light foxing to first/last few pages. Cursive previous owner name on title page. Shipped Weight: .6 kilos.