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Title(s):

The beggar's opera / written by Mr. Gay ; to which is prefixed the musick to each song.

Additional Title(s):

Beggar's opera. Libretto. English.

Published/Created:
Garden City ; New York : Doubleday, Page & Company, 1927.
Bungay, Suffolk : Richard Clay & Sons, Limited
Physical Description:
xviii, 93, [1] pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ML50.7 .B4 1927
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Bert Boyson
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Notes:
With an appreciation of Claud Lovat Fraser, pages vii-x, by John Drinkwater.
Libretto by John Gay; includes unaccompanied melodies by Pepusch.
With six color plates by Claude Lovat Fraser based upon a production at The Lyric Theater, Hammersmith.
Printer's statement from page [94].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's quarter black cloth and yellow boards, with printed labels. Autograph: John T. Quisenberry. 1928.
Subject Terms:
Ballad operas -- Librettos.
Ballad operas -- Librettos.
Quisenberry, John T. -- Autograph.
Contributors:
Pepusch, John Christopher, 1667-1752.
Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
Gay, John, 1685-1732. Beggar's opera.
Fraser, Claud Lovat, 1890-1921, artist.
Doubleday, Page & Company, publisher.
Richard Clay and Sons, printer.
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