By Emil Naumann; F Praeger [trans]; Rev. Sir F A Gore Ouseley [ed.]
London   Cassell & Company
9" by 6" viii, 268; [4], 269-537; [4], 537-758; [4], 759-1006; [4], 1007-1332pp.
A complete history of music by German composer Emil Naumann in five volumes.
By Emil Naumann; F Praeger [trans]; Rev. Sir F A Gore Ouseley [ed.]

[1886] The History of Music

London   Cassell & Company
9" by 6" viii, 268; [4], 269-537; [4], 537-758; [4], 759-1006; [4], 1007-1332pp.
A complete history of music by German composer Emil Naumann in five volumes.
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

Complete in five volumes. A history of music from the development of music in the classical and pre-classical era and the music of the ancient oriental nations to the influence of German genius epoch on Italy and France and chapters on the New Romantic School.

Written by German composer Emil Naumann, translated by F Praeger, and edited by the Rev Sir F. A. Gore Ouseley, English composer and musicologist.  

The Special Edition prepared for subscription only. 

Illustrated with coloured frontispiece, three portraits, and two further full page plates to vol. I; coloured frontispiece, three portraits, and two further full page plates to vol. II; three portraits and six full page plates to vol. III; three portraits and twenty seven further plates to vol. IV; and three portraits and twelve further plates to vol. V. Each volume also features numerous illustrations in text. Collated, complete.

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In the original publisher's uniform full cloth bindings with titles in gilt to spine, decorative gilt to front boards. Wear to boards and spine, minor loss to tail of spine vol. I, chipped to head and tail og spine of each volume, closed tear along tail front joint vol II, boards holding firm. Damp marks affecting front and rear boards as well as endpapers, cockling lower margins f text block only slightly. Public Libraries bookplate to front pastedowns, library shelf number in gilt to back strips. Discreet library stamps and pencil notes to occasional leaf. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally clean with a touch of age toning, as usual.

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