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AUDEN, W. H., & Chester Kallman.

The Magic Flute.

New York: Random House, 1956 Stock Code: 146842
£500.00
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First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the title page, his printed name struck through. Auden and Kallman's translation of the libretto to Mozart's opera The Magic Flute was published during the anniversary of two hundred years since Mozart's birth.

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Description

Octavo. Original black quarter cloth, patterned paper-covered sides, spine lettered in purple, blue, orange, and silver, orange sun and purple moon to front board, yellow endpapers, top edge black. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

Frontispiece, plate, and woodcut by Rouben Ter-Arutunian.

Condition

A fine, bright copy in the very good dust jacket, spine lightly sunned, couple of nicks to extremities, tiny chip and short closed tear to head of spine, not price-clipped, else bright.

Bibliography

Bloomfield and Mendelson A37a.

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