- Gilbert, W. S.; Sullivan Arthur
The Mikado or The Town of Titipu
G. Schirmer, New York, , Wraps, , , Good
231 pp. Discolored at edges of wraps, some bumping to corners. PO signature on title page. Interior clean and unmarked, quite usuable for piano, chorister, or principal study score. Vocal score with pno accompaniment. Authentic version edited by Bryceson Treharne. This score contains all the dialogue. Schirmer edition 1624. Schirmer plate number 383309. ''Behold the Lord High Executioner, a personage of noble rank and title-- A dignified and potent officer, Whose functions are particularly vital! Defer, defer, to the Lord High Executioner. Taken from the county jail By a set of curious chances; Liberated then on bail, On my own recognizances; Wafted by a fav'ring gale, As one sometimes is in trances, To a height that few can scale, Save by long and weary dances; Surely, never had a male Under such like circumstances So adventurous a tale, Which may rank with most romances.'' ''As some day it may happen that a victim must be found, I've got a little list . . . ''