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GILBERT, Sir William Schwenck (1836-1911). Dramatist and collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan.
Autograph Quotation Signed from Act 1 of Iolanthe, 13 lines on 1 page 8vo (two small stains). Gilbert very rarely gave quotations of this length from his libretti.
'Spurn not the nobly born /
With love affected, /
Nor treat with virtuous scorn /
The well-connected. ...'

[No: 19994]

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