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The Rescue. A Melodrama for Broadcasting - BRITTEN Benjamin.; SACKVILLE-WEST Edw - 1945. [1221198]
1945 - Orchestral score by Benjamin Britten. 6 illustrations by Henry Moore. First edition, number 432 of an edition limited to 850 copies on hand-made paper. 8vo., blue buckram gilt, dust jacket, t.e.g., others untrimmed. London, Secker &Warburg. From the library of W.H.Auden, inscribed in ink on the front free endpaper 'Wystan - it was nice to see you - love Benjamin'. Tipped in is a photograph of Auden and Britten torn from an edition of the libretto for their opera 'Paul Bunyan'. Faded at the tail of the spine, where the dust jacket is lacking a small piece, the jacket just nicked along the edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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