London: Williamson Music [PN 1081-202], [after 1960]. Large octavo. Original publisher's illustrated ivory wrappers printed in red.  (title),  (notes on original production),  (scenes and instrumentation),  (musical numbers), 5-206, [ii] (blank) pp.
Wrappers slightly worn, with small tear to lower outer corner of upper repaired with transparent tape.
A re-issue of the first edition.
"The original Broadway production, starring Mary Martin and Theodore Bikel, opened on November 16, 1959... It won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, out of nine nominations. The original London production opened at the Palace Theatre on May 18, 1961. The show has enjoyed numerous productions and revivals since then. It was adapted as a 1965 film musical starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, which won five Academy Awards. The Sound of Music was the last musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein; Oscar Hammerstein died of cancer nine months after the Broadway premiere." Wikipedia. Item #27357
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