Milano: Museo Teatrale Alla Scala, 1964. Profusely illustrated in color & in black & white. 414 pp. (one corner of index page creased). Small folio, dark blue cloth, d.w. (frayed). Milano: Museo Teatrale alla Scala, (1964). First Edition. A very good copy.
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Victoria: 1984. Profusely illus. 329pp. 8vo, boards, d.w. Victoria, Australia, (1984).
New York: Arno Press, 1977. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and musical notation. 285 pages, 8vo, brick red cloth with black pictorial stamping. New York: Arno Press, 1977. A near fine copy. From the Opera Biographies series. A reprint edition.
New York: Vantage, 1994. Numerous black and white photographic illustrations. Slim 4to, black cloth, d.w. New York: Vantage, (1994). Fine. Inscribed by the author on the fly-leaf.
New York: Tudor, 1936. Detailed Plots of the Celebrated Operas. With a Critical and Biographical Remarks and Dates. Prelude by James Huneker. 865pp. Short 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Tudor, 1936. Revised Edition.
New York: Praeger, 1975. Intro. by Paolo Grassi. Testimony to Times Past by Mario Labroca. Profusely illustrated, some in color. 4to, purple cloth, d.w. N.Y., (1975).
New York: Oxford University Press, 1968. Frontis. 269pp. 8vo, red cloth, d.w. sunned on spine. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968. A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1968. Frontis. 269pp. 8vo, red cloth (small clipping on the author taped inside front cover; light pen underlining on just a few pages). New York: Oxford UP, 1968. Very good.
Mainz: B. Schott's Sohne, 1961. 63p., printed wrappers. Mainz: B. Schott's Sohne, (1961. First Edition.
New York: Cornell University Press, 1968. Illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; N.Y.: Cornell University Press, (1968). Very good in a very good dust jacket. Includes selections by Robert M. Adams, Denes Bartha, Robert A. Hall, Jr., William C. Holmes, Claude V. Palisca, Nino Pirotta, Luigi Tagliavini, Jack Allan Westrup.
1950. 10 x 8.25 inches, no place, no date, circa 1950 -- a vintage shoulder-up photograph depicting Baccaloni in the role of Don Pasquale. Inscribed: "To Arthur St. Brackbill, Sincerely, Salvatore Baccaloni." Near fine condition. Italian bass opera star often regarded as the greatest buffo artist of the 20th century. Baccaloni was encouraged by Arturo Toscanini to pursue comic roles such as Rigoletto and Leporello in Don Giavanni, a move which culminated into his being in demand at every major...
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Translated by Graham Fawcett. Profusely illustrated in color & b/w, 398pp., 4to, cloth, d.w. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1993). A near fine copy in a very good(+) wrapper.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Translated by Graham Fawcett. Profusely illus. in color & b/w, 398pp., 4to, cloth, d.w. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1993). Near fine.
1948. Musical notations throughout. 246pp., 8vo, cloth-backed boards; bumped at the corners.Banca Mutua Popolare di Bergamo, 1948 Edizione del Centenario.
Bergamo: Societa di Addicurazioni Liguria, 1983. Many illustrations. Thick 8vo, yellow cloth, d.w., slipcase. Bergamo: Societa di Addicurazioni Liguria nel Centenario Della Fondazione, 1983.
Illustrated. 256pp, 4to, cloth, dust wrapper. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 1975. Near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Portland, Oregon: Amadeus Press, 1989. Translated by Mark Violette. Reinhard G. Pauly, General Editor. Black & white illustrations. 215pp, 8vo, boards, dust wrapper. Portland: Amadeus Press, (1989). Very good.
New York: Norton, 1935. Translated by Arthur Mendel. Frontis. portrait. Black & white illustrations. 319pp, 8vo, cloth. N.Y.: W.W. Norton, 1935. First Edition.
Rome: 1915. 1 page on heavy-stock beige construction paper measuring 5.25 x 9 inches. Signed: "Gemma Bellincioni", Rome 1915." Near fine condition. Italian soprano and one of the best-known opera singers of the late 19th century. She is credited with creating the role of Santuzza in Pietro Mascagni's landmark opera "Cavalleria Rusticana."
London: Ernest Benn, 1946. Introduction by Richard Capell. Illustrated by Kenneth Green. Frontis. Illustrated. 178pp. 8vo. cloth. London: Ernest Benn, 1946.
Surrey: Oakwood Press, 1974. 465pp. 8vo, boards, d.w.; (lightly yellowed, slightly worn at corners and ends of backstrip). Surrey: The Oakwood Press, 1974. Editorial Copy.
New York: A.S. Barnes, 1970. Illustrated. 269pp. 8vo, cloth; owner's ink signature on front free endpaper. New York: A.S. Barnes, (1970).
New York: 1961. Illustrated. 192pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; ink ownership inscription on front free endpaper. New York, (1961). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1953. xviii + 678pp. 8vo, cloth-backed board; lightly rubbed at corners and ends of spine, ownership signature on front freepaper. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1953). A very good copy.
Berlin: Fischer, 1923. Title page illustration, 11 hand- colored lithographs and 133 black and white illustrations, 576pp., thick 4to, ornately gilt crimson buckram backed boards, (back hinge a bit weak). Berlin: S. Fischer, 1923. Very Good.