[London]: [Ponier], . A fine three-quarter length image of the composer seated, holding a rolled sheaf of blank music paper. 492 x 356 mm. Proof before letters.
Slightly worn; two small edge tears to left margin; trimmed at lower margin to just within plate mark. A very good, bright impression overall.
"In his day [Bishop] enjoyed a commanding reputation as the guardian of the best traditions of English song, and for a time he kept English opera alive almost single-handed." Nicholas Temperley and Bruce Carr in Grove online. Item #21347
Price: $500.00 other currencies