"The Serenade" Comic Opera in Three Acts Libretto by Harry B. Smith. [Piano-vocal score]. Victor HERBERT.

"The Serenade" Comic Opera in Three Acts Libretto by Harry B. Smith. [Piano-vocal score]

London: E. Ascherberg [PN 1733], 1897. Quarto. Original publisher's lithographed ivory wrappers by Henderson & Spalding printed in black and red. [i] (title), [i] (contents), 191, [i] (blank) pp.

Wrappers somewhat worn and chipped; outer margins slightly stained; spine lacking at head; upper partially detached. Handstamp to title; Occasional minor chips to outer margins, not affecting text; handstamp to title.

First British edition.

"[Herbert] was the most talented and successful American operetta composer and important also as an advocate of copyright and performance-rights protection for composers... [The Serenade was his] first major success." Steven Ledbetter in Grove Music Online. Item #27589

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