London: Novello, Ewer and Co. circa 1900. , v, 162, [2 ads] pages. 8vo. Publisher's original pebbled cloth with copper/gilt title on front cover (spine blank). Signature of Julia Houston West and her address on front pastedown. Stamp of Carl Profer on title page and note written at top "J.H.W. sang the Part of the Piri - first time given in Boston by the Parker Club at Chickering Hall". Otherwise clean internally. Binding sound. Near Fine. Cloth. 
The copy of Julia Houston West, called by the The New England Magazine, Volume 32 Boston's greatest oratorio singer. The Parker Club was an amateur vocalist association established by James Cutler Dunn Parker in 1864. Parker was also the organist for the Boston Handel and Haydn Society (hymntime dot com). A brochure for the Handel and Haydn Society season of 1898/99 for the Paradise and the Peri laid in (although not apparently Julia West's performance).