The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Opera.
Fwd by Philip Langridge. Gorgeous book. History of opera from ancient Greece to modern times. More than 200 synopses. Over 500 illustrations. 10 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches. Written by experts but recommended for neophytes. Use as a reference, or just to read for fun. Hb, dj. Publ. at $45. NEW. $20.00