The Sorcerer libretti, 1877-1920s

Scope and Content

Various versions of the published libretto for The Sorcerer.

Notable copies include:

  • Early copy with an undated letter to D'Oyly Carte regarding a production of the opera, possibly from Richard Collet.
  • Later copy marked with notes on actions and dialogue, possibly by Bridget D'Oyly Carte.
  • Bound copy formerly owned by Bennett Collier, an amateur actor. The letter of donation of this volume to the Company (1963) may be found in THM/73/14/10.