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The Bab Ballads

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PAPERBACK

$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674058019

Publication Date: 04/30/2003

Short

384 pages

355 line illustrations

Belknap Press

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The Bab Ballads of W. S. Gilbert, admirably introduced and annotated by James Ellis, is a real treat.The 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.The Christian Science Monitor

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