London: Unwin Brothers, Ltd., 1939.
Leatherbound. One volume. Quarto. Bound in full red calf leather by Riviere, with all edges gilt, raised bands, and ornate gilt tooling on spines. Features gilt crest on front cover, and comes in slipcase. Illustrated in black and white with drawings and photographs of costumes from various operas. Also includes light musical scoring throughout. Very good. Item #1331
Gustav Kobbé (1857-1918) was an American music critic and author, best known for his guide to the operas, The Complete Opera Book, first published (posthumously) in the United States in 1919 and the United Kingdom in 1922.