Complete Opera Book by Gustave Kobbe, Putnam London. Dimensions : 221mm x 145mm x 50mm. Weight : 1.325kg net. Condition : Quite good.
The Complete Opera Book by Gustave Kobbe, The Stories of the Operas, together with Leading Airs and Motives in Musical Notation. Published by Putnam 43 Great Russell Street WC1, London, printed by Unwin Brothers Limited London and Woking, January 1939. 10th reprint from 1st edition October 1922. Illustrated with 63 portraits in costume and scenes from Opera. 978 light gloss pages 8vo. DJ. General condition is good with clean and undamaged pages and illustrations. However, the back tan linen board has an oil type stain in the top lh quarter 125mm x 75mm at worst which decreases to negligible on p933. The DJ also has the same dark stain, otherwise in good condition with light wear. The front face DJ is good as is spine. Front tan linen board good with light wear. An extremely detailed volume with excellent plates.
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