Pirates of Penzance. Libretto. English
by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan ... ; in two acts ; complete libretto. (statement of responsibility)
U.S. RISM Libretto Project.
Copyright statements--inside front cover and p.  at end; at head of title: authorized copyright edition; price on title page: Ten cents; selective list of authors' works--title page; advertisements--back cover.
Imprint on front cover: Boston, Mass., Oliver Ditson & Co., New York O.H. Ditson & Co., Chicago, Ills. Lyon & Healy, Philadelphia J.E. Ditson & Co.
"Copyright, 1880 - J.M. Stoddart & Co."--title page.
Dramatis Personae, as first produced at the Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York, under the management of Mr. R. D'Oyly Carte, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1879: RICHARD. Mr. Brocolini -- SAMUEL. Mr. Furneaux Cook -- FREDERIC. Mr. Hugh Talbot -- MAJOR-GENERAL STANLEY. Mr. J.H. Ryley -- EDWARD. Mr. F. Clifton -- MABEL. Miss Blanche Roosevelt -- KATE. Miss R. Brandram -- EDITH. Miss Jessie Bond -- ISABEL. Miss Barlow -- RUTH. Miss Alice Barnett--verso of title page.
Performance: New York, Fifth Avenue Theatre, 1879. (venue)