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The Bab ballads

W. S. Gilbert

The Bab ballads

by W. S. Gilbert

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby W.S. Gilobert ; with illustrations by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4713 .B3 1951
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15109917M

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W. S. Gilbert, renowned author of the Savoy Operas, was also the creator of the Bab Ballads--"possibly the best comic verse--and surely the best illustrated--in the English language," according to James Ellis. This is the only book to offer the complete collection of ballads with all original awordathought.com Range: $ - $ Jul 18,  · Buy The Bab Ballads (Dodo Press) by William Schwenck Gilbert, W. S. Gilbert from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(5).

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Jul 30,  · The "Babb Ballads" show the crafstman at his best with sparkling rhymes and funny stories. If you truly love the English language and the skill with which it can be used to amuse and entertain, this book is one that you should not be without.5/5(6).

Jul 30,  · The Bab Ballads of W. Gilbert, admirably introduced and annotated by James Ellis, is a real treat. (New Yorker) Thanks to Mr. Ellis, all the known poems dress-rehearsals as it were for the operas, are now printed together.

And of course they are accompanied by the original Chesterton-delighting illustrations.5/5(6). The Bab ballads on awordathought.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(6). The poems, illustrated humourously by Gilbert, proved immensely popular and were reprinted in book form as The Bab Ballads ().

His plays and realistic style of stage direction inspired other dramatists, including Oscar Wilde and George Bernard awordathought.com Hello Select your address Today's Deals Best Sellers Find a Gift Customer Service Best Sellers Find a Gift Customer Service5/5(6).

rows · The Bab Ballads is a collection of light verses by W. Gilbert, illustrated with his own. Oct 05,  · W. Gilbert wrote a large number of "ballads" for the magazine Fun using his pen-name "Bab." These Bab Ballads became famous on their own, as well as being a source for plots and songs for the G&S operas.

The paper Fun was launched in Gilbert wrote a "funny article" and sent it to the paper, along with a drawing on wood. Jul 24,  · The "Bab" Ballads are a collection of light verse by W. Gilbert, illustrated with his own comic drawings. They became famous on their own, as well as being a source for plot elements, characters and songs that Gilbert would recycle in the Gilbert and Sullivan operas.

The Bab Ballads are a collection of light verse by W. Gilbert, illustrated with his own comic drawings. Gilbert wrote the Ballads before he became famous for his comic opera librettos with Arthur Sullivan.

The poems, illustrated humourously by Gilbert, proved immensely popular and were reprinted in book form as The Bab Ballads (). His plays and realistic style of stage direction inspired other dramatists, including Oscar Wilde and George Bernard awordathought.com Paperback, Illustrated Edition/5.

The Gilbert & Sullivan Plays - The Best Known Works of W.S. Gilbert - Book and Lyrics of the Best-Known Gilbert & Sullivan Operas and The Bab Ballads. Gilbert, W.S. This is the only book to offer the complete collection of ballads with all original illustrations.

Gilbert, renowned author of the Savoy Operas, also created the comic Bab Ballads. Gilbert published these poems, together with his own, grotesque drawings signed 'Bab,' in Fun and other magazines in the late nineteenth century.

Gilbert, renowned author of the Savoy Operas, was also the creator of the Bab Ballads--"possibly the best comic verse--and surely the best illustrated--in the English language," according to James Ellis. Gilbert published these poems, together with his own, grotesque drawings signed "Bab," a childhood nickname, in Fun and other magazines in the late nineteenth century.

The "Bab" Ballads by W.S. Gilbert. Published betweenRedcroft Edition, not real leather. Published betweenRedcroft Edition, not real leather. During WWI, the company switched to simulated leather covers because of the shortage of leather due to the war awordathought.com Rating: % positive.

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Bound in brown cloth with some rubbing and wear, especially to spine. With two-hundred-and-fifteen illustrations by the author. The Bab Ballads summary: The Bab Ballads summary is updating.

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by Gilbert. W.S. London: Macmillan, original cloth hardcover, pages, small name on flyleaf, otherwise very good in very good unclipped dustwrapper. shelf Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.