The Geisha. A Story of a Tea House. A Japanese Musical Play in Two Acts Libretto by Owen Hall. Lyrics by Harry Greenbank. [Piano-vocal score]. Sidney JONES.

The Geisha. A Story of a Tea House. A Japanese Musical Play in Two Acts Libretto by Owen Hall. Lyrics by Harry Greenbank. [Piano-vocal score].

London: Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew [PN 3751], [ca. 1916]. Quarto. Original publisher's illustrated wrappers. 1f. (recto title, verso printer's note), 1f. (recto cast list, verso contents), 211, [ii] (publisher's advertisements) pp.

Composer's facsimile signature handstamp to title.

Wrappers slightly worn and foxed; tape repair to lower outer corner of upper; spine lacking at head and tail and reinforced with tape; small French music seller's circular handstamp to upper. Some creasing to upper inner corners throughout; light foxing.

Revised edition.

"...The Geisha (1896) achieved enormous success not only in Britain but throughout Europe, where its popularity exceeded that of any other British operetta.... [Jones'] unassuming nature was reflected in his works, particularly The Geisha, which is full of charming numbers, its opening chorus in particular being worthy of Sullivan." Andrew Lamb in Grove Music Online. Item #27713

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