Haydn's Creation. Novello pocket edition. Published 1893. Paper boards. Advertisement for a 1932-3 production of the Creation by Bristol Choral Society is fixed inside the back cover.
This production, for Haydn's bicentenary, starred Joan Coxon, Stuart robertson and Tudor Davies, with the Bristol Symphony Orchestra conducted by S W Underwood.
146 pages + advertisements. Weight 260g.
Condition: Well over a century old, and rather fragile. Pages are fairly clean and tidy, though discoloured with age, and with some annotations. Previous owner's name at the front. Some age-related discolouration on the endpapers. Paper boards are present, but the printed front cover is loose, and the printed back cover is missing. Cloth binding at the spine is badly faded and needs to be re-stuck at the front. Front cover is badly scuffed, with some marks and minor damage, as shown.