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1936 "Tenth Edition, Revised by Charles O'Connell"; RCA Manufacturing Company publishers, New Jersey; heavyweight hardbound in blue and dark blue boards with gilt stamp lettering and decor on spine; good condition with some minor age foxing of early pages; boards have minor fading and minor edge wear - see pics; overall, a nice solid book with normal wear for age; many black and white photos; no dust jacket.


Description -

Stories of the operas with illustrations and descriptions of Victor Opera Records. 


From Preface: As in previous editions, the fundamental features of the book have been retained.  The text relates general outlines of the story of each opera.  For many of the very popular and well-known operas, greater elaboration of plot has been undertaken, especially in connection with operas recorded in their entirety on Victor records...

THE VICTOR BOOK OF THE OPERA: Revised by Charles O'Connell

SKU: BS68o
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