The Mapleson Memoirs, 1848-1888, Vol I

The Mapleson Memoirs, 1848-1888, Vol I

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Excerpt: ... narrow corridors and low ceilings constitute a fine theatre you have erected one which is indeed magnificent." The architect, lost in confusion at being addressed in terms which he thought from his lordship's finely ironical demeanour must be in the highest degree complimentary, did nothing but bow his acknowledgments, and it was not until a little later that some good-natured friends took the trouble to explain to him what the Earl had really said. CHAPTER XII. THE NATIONAL OPERA-HOUSEshow more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236714296
  • 9781236714299