- Sullivan, Arthur, Sir; Gilbert, W. S.; Binney, Malcolm; Lavender, Peter; Spero, James
The authentic Gilbert & Sullivan songbook : 92 unabridged selections from all 14 operas, reproduced from early vocal scores
Dover, New York, 1977, , , , ISBN 0486234827 , Very Good
xi, 399 pp. Large quarto, piano and voice. Some light wear at extremities, text block Contents: Little maid of Arcadee; When first my old, old love I knew; When I, good friends, was call'd to the bar; With a sense of deep emotion; O gentlemen, listen I pray; Time was, when love and I; Welcome joy! adieu to sadness; My name is John Wellington Wells; Dear friends, take pity on my lot; We sail the ocean blue; I'm called little Buttercup; A maiden fair to see; I am the captain of the Pinafore; I am the monarch of the sea; When I was a lad; Never mind the why and wherefore; He is an Englishman; Oh, better far to live and die; Poor wand'ring one; I am the very model of a modern Major-General; When the foeman bares his steel; When you had left our pirate fold; When a felon's not engaged in his employment; With cat-like tread; I cannot tell what this love may be; If you want a receipt; Am I alone, and unobserved?; Prithee, pretty maiden; Sad is that woman's lot; A magnet hung in a hardware shop; So go to him; When I go out of door; Tripping hither, triping thither; Loudly let the trumpet bray; The law is the true embodiment; Spurn not the nobly born; When I went to the bar; When all night long a chap remains; When Britain really rul'd the waves; Oh, foolish fay; Love, unrequited; If you go in; If you give me your attention; Expressive glances; I am a maiden; A lady fair; Would you know the kind of maid; Whene'er I spoke; This helmet, I suppose; A wand'ring minstrel I; Behold the Lord High Executioner!; As some day it may happen; Three little maids; So please you, sir; For he's going to marry Yum-Yum; The sun, whose rays; Brightly dawns our wedding day; Here's a how-de-do; Miya sama; A more humane Mikado; The flowers that bloom in the spring; Alone, and yet alive; On a tree by a river (Titwillow); There is beauty in the bellow of the blast; If somebody there chanced to be; I shipped, d'ye see; My boy, you may take it from me; Cheerily carols the lark over the cot; When the night wind howls; I once was a very abandoned person; My eyes are fully open; When maiden loves; Is life a boon?; I have a song to sing O!; I've jibe and joke; Were I thy bride; Oh! a private buffoon; Strange adventure; A man who would woo a fair maid; When a wooer goes a-wooing; We're called gondolieri; In enterprise of martial kind; I stole the prince; When a merry maiden marries; Then one of us will be a queen; Take a pair of sparkling eyes; Dance a cachucha; There lived a king; I am a courtier grave and serious; In ev'ry mental lore; Society has quite forsaken all her wicked courses; So ends my dream. collected by Malcolm Binney and Peter Lavender ; selected and with plot summaries by James Spero.
Library of Congress Rare Books and Special Collections: Table of Contents; Introduction (Larry Sullivan Chief, Rare Book and Special Collections Division); American History; American Literature; Europe; Book Arts; The Illustrated Book; List of Selected Special Collections; Concordance of Images (Includes information on how to order copies of the images).