Ruddigore libretti, 1887-1930s

Scope and Content

Various versions of the published libretto for Ruddigore.

Notable copies include:

  • Probable first edition, with Bridget D'Oyly Carte note.
  • Copy marked 'Prompter's copy'.
  • Copy featuring a note on the cover written by D'Oyly Carte suggesting it was the copy issued on the First Night of the original production.
  • Copy featuring D'Oyly Carte notes for dating purposes.