Book Details + Condition: Doubleday (New York). First Edition, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. 1,056 pages. Large anthology of the works of English author William Schwenck Gilbert and his creative partner, English composer Arthur Sullivan, who together produced a number of popular operas in the 19th century. This volume contains the full text of 14 operas with notes by American science-fiction author Isaac Asimov, revealing his own interpretations and critiques of the librettos. Works include H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, and more. Red cloth binding with gilt text to spine. Only light shelf wear to book, as it doesn't appear to have been read. Normal wear to dust jacket, with normal wear to extremities.