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Beauties of the Opera and Ballet

by HEATH, CHARLES, Editor

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  • Hardcover
Condition
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London: David Bogue, 1845. London: David Bogue (circa 1845). Small 4to, ornate Romantic binding of full green morocco with gilt vignettes of dancers and divas and floral borders on both covers and spine. Rubbed; rebacked preserving original back strip; occasional foxing. Bookplate of Pamela Lister (who, with her husband Raymond, the author, illustrator and expert on Samuel Palmer, had a passionate interest in ballet ). Ten steel-engraved portraits and numerous wood-engraved vignettes. Text pages within multi-colored geometric or pictorial borders. The engraved portraits include Grisi, Ellsler, Taglioni, Cerrito and others. Works discussed are Giselle, Barber of Seville, La Sylphide, The Jewess and Norma. A beautiful Victorian book describing contemporary ballets and operas and their stars.. Morocco, Gilt... Very Good.. Small 4to.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2542
Title
Beauties of the Opera and Ballet
Author
HEATH, CHARLES, Editor
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
David Bogue
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1845
Keywords
PERFORMING ARTS COSTUME & FASHION ILLUSTRATED BOOKS CHILDREN'S BALLET, OPERA, COSTUME, VICTORIAN , STEEL ENGRAVING
Size
Small 4to

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
rebacked
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
bookplate
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