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1776 5vol A General History of the Science and Practice of Music John Hawkins
1776 5vol A General History of the Science and Practice of Music John Hawkins

Price: £1,350.00

A first edition of this history of music from the late eighteenth century by historian John Hawkins. Containing songs, sheet music, and numerous vignette illustrations. Sir John Hawkins (29 March 1719 21 May 1789) was an English...

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1789 4vol A General History of Music Charles Burney
1789 4vol A General History of Music Charles Burney

Price: £1,800.00

A set of Burney's influential history of music. Spanning from the music of ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, through to the operas of the late eighteenth century. The second edition. In 1776 appeared the first volume (in quarto)...

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1792 Edinburgh MUSICAL Miscellany selected by D. SIME
1792 Edinburgh MUSICAL Miscellany selected by D. SIME

Price: £399.99

A scarce and important collection of 144 songs of the British Isles with notation. Bound in calf leather. First edition. Includes A Flaxen-Headed Cow-Boy, Ben Backstay, The Mulberry Tree, Golden Days of Good Queen Bess, The Twins...

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1809 The Seasons, Songs, Hymns, Ode, and Songs of James Thomson Stereotype ed
1809 The Seasons, Songs, Hymns, Ode, and Songs of James Thomson Stereotype ed

Price: £39.99

An attractive collection of poetry, odes and hymns with a biography of the author. A stereotype edition With a complete glossary and index to the rear.

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1810 Essays on Songwriting English Songs Aikin FOLK SONGS
1810 Essays on Songwriting English Songs Aikin FOLK SONGS

Price: £185.00

A collection of essays on the art of song-writing, with examples of traditional English songs. Covering different types of folk songs, with chapters entitled Witty Songs, Descriptive Songs, and Pastoral Songs, amongst others. New...

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1813 3vols A Select Collection of English Songs with Their Original Airs Ritson
1813 3vols A Select Collection of English Songs with Their Original Airs Ritson

Price: £475.00

A collection of old English folk songs.Complete in three volumes.Edited by Thomas Park and Joseph Ritson.In a beautiful Clarke and Beford binding with gilt stamping to the spines.The second edition of this work.Joseph Ritson was an...

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1845 German Ballads Songs Etc Comprising of Translations from Schiller Uhland
1845 German Ballads Songs Etc Comprising of Translations from Schiller Uhland

Price: £80.00

An anthology of German ballads, songs and poetry.Translated into English by Charles Timothy Brooks, an American translator of German works.Illustrated, with a frontispiece and several vignettes. This collection comprises of several...

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1860 Elijah An Ontario Music by Dr Felix Mendelssohn-Barthholdy
1860 Elijah An Ontario Music by Dr Felix Mendelssohn-Barthholdy

Price: £49.99

"The Words Selected from the Holy Scriptures, the English Version by W. Bartholomew" "To be Performed at The Crystal Palace, on Friday, 4th May, 1860, on the Occasion of Inaugurating the Bronze Memorial Statue of the Composer." Decorative...

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1864 The History of the Violin and Other Instruments William Sandys Illustrated
1864 The History of the Violin and Other Instruments William Sandys Illustrated

Price: £40.00

An illustrated history of the violin from William Sandys and Simon Andrew Forster.Including a publisher's catalogue to the rear. With four plates (including a coloured frontispiece) and illustrations in the text. Bound by Bone and...

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1868 Christian LYRICS Chiefly Selected From Modern Authors Illustrated
1868 Christian LYRICS Chiefly Selected From Modern Authors Illustrated

Price: £79.99

A lyrical anthology of songs and hymns praising the Christian faith. Illustrated throughout with engravings, and decorative head and tail pieces designed by T. Kennedy. Authors include S. J. Crispin, W. J. Allen, A. W. Bayes and...

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1878 J Rambosson Les Harmonies du Son Illustrated Fine Binding Music History
1878 J Rambosson Les Harmonies du Son Illustrated Fine Binding Music History

Price: £150.00

A handsome bound edition of music history in French.With 200 text illustrations and five chromolithographs.In an excellent writing style, Rambosson makes an in-depth observation of musical history easy to comprehend. Accompanied...

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1883 Deep Breathing Singing Sophia Marquise A Ciccolina Illustrated
1883 Deep Breathing Singing Sophia Marquise A Ciccolina Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A guide to the importance of deep breathing in singing, and its health benefits. Illustrated throughout with many diagrams.

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1884 2Vol Gaston Raynaud Bibliographie des Chansonniers Francais Fine Binding
1884 2Vol Gaston Raynaud Bibliographie des Chansonniers Francais Fine Binding

Price: £90.00

An uncommon set of books listing all French Chansonniers through the thirteenth to fourteenth centuries.Complete in two volumes.A Chansonnier is a collection of chansons, or polyphonic and monophonic types of songs. Literally...

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1885-89 3vols The Theatre edited by Clement Scott Vol V, IX, XIV
1885-89 3vols The Theatre edited by Clement Scott Vol V, IX, XIV

Price: £130.00

A collection of monthly theatre reviews edited by Clement Scott.The set consists of Volumes V (January to June, 1885), IX (January to June, 1887), and XIV (January to June, 1889).With numerous photographs.New series.

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1886 Moderne Spieloper Franz Josef Brakl MODERN OPERA
1886 Moderne Spieloper Franz Josef Brakl MODERN OPERA

Price: £145.00

A detailed history of modern Opera by opera singer and theatre owner Brakl, with illustrative fold-out plates. With several fold-out plates of sheet music. Franz Josef Brakl, 1854 - 1935, was a German opera and operetta singer,...

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1886 Pianoforte Solo DOROTHY a Comedy Opera B. C. Stephenson
1886 Pianoforte Solo DOROTHY a Comedy Opera B. C. Stephenson

Price: £14.99

A rare piece of sheet music of "Dorothy" a comedy opera. Originally written by B. C. Stephenson, with music by Alfred Cellier, choreography arranged by madame Katti Lanner and M. Bertrand, and costumes designed by A. Chasemore. Featuring...

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1887 Lyrics From the Song Books of the Elizabethan Age A H Bullen Limited Ed
1887 Lyrics From the Song Books of the Elizabethan Age A H Bullen Limited Ed

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this fascinating collection of Elizabethan Lyrics.By esteemed publisher, and specialist in 16th and 17th century literature, Arthur Henry Bullen.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973)...

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1888 John Ashton Modern Street Ballads With Frontispiece Plate And Illustrations
1888 John Ashton Modern Street Ballads With Frontispiece Plate And Illustrations

Price: £38.00

A Nineteenth Century volume of street ballads, in decorative cloth binding.Including a frontispice plate and fifty-five additional vignettes, the work makes for an interesting insight into Victorian city life.Contains the bookplate...

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1889 Spiele Lieder und VERSE fur Kindergarten, Elementarklasse und Familie
1889 Spiele Lieder und VERSE fur Kindergarten, Elementarklasse und Familie

Price: £29.99

A scarce collection of games, songs and poems for young children, elementary class and family. Written in German. Thekla Naveau believed that by playing games and singing songs together, it would increase the bond of mother and...

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1889 The Theatre edited by Clement Scott Vol XIII
1889 The Theatre edited by Clement Scott Vol XIII

Price: £24.99

A monthly theatre review edited by Clement Scott. With numerous photographs. New series. Vol XIII. January to June, 1889.

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1891 Songs of a Savoyard W S Gilbert Illustrated Songs Opera Gilbert Sullivan
1891 Songs of a Savoyard W S Gilbert Illustrated Songs Opera Gilbert Sullivan

Price: £78.00

A very early edition of Songs of a Savoyard. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. Preceded by an edition supposedly published in 1890 with no date to title page, only...

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1894 Tristan et Iseult Le Theatre De R Wagner Maurice Kufferath Critical Essays
1894 Tristan et Iseult Le Theatre De R Wagner Maurice Kufferath Critical Essays

Price: £34.00

This is a critical text by Maurice Kufferath on the Opera Tristan and Isolde by R. Wagner.Printed in French.Maurice Kufferath was a music critic whose works regarding his friends and associate Richard Wagner are considered...

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1896 Musa Pedestris Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes John S Farmer Subscriber Only
1896 Musa Pedestris Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes John S Farmer Subscriber Only

Price: £98.00

And anthology of Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes from 1536-1896.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.With bibliographical notes to the rear as well as to the outer margin...

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1896 The Songs of Burns John Kenyon Lees Historical Notes H. C. Shelley
1896 The Songs of Burns John Kenyon Lees Historical Notes H. C. Shelley

Price: £29.99

A musical anthology of Scottish verse from renowned poet and lyricist, Robert Burns.With symphonies and accompaniments by John Kenyon Lees, and an introduction and historical notes to the rear by H. C. Shelley.Adorned with numerous...

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1896 William Makepeace Thackeray Ballads and Songs Illustrated
1896 William Makepeace Thackeray Ballads and Songs Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A copy of Thackeray's Ballads and Songs.William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 - 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.With...

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1897 5Vols Merry Songs and Ballads Prior to AD1800 Complete John Farmer
1897 5Vols Merry Songs and Ballads Prior to AD1800 Complete John Farmer

Price: £220.00

This is a scarce five volume set of pre 1800 ballads.Complete in five volumes.Privately printed for subscribers only.Farmer [1845-1915] was co-author of the famous "Slang and Its Analogues" but when that project ran into troubles he...

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1898 Das Klavier Und Seine Meister von Oscar Bie Illustrated
1898 Das Klavier Und Seine Meister von Oscar Bie Illustrated

Price: £27.99

A fascinating study into prolific pianists and their work. Written in German. With numerous illustrations, portraits and folding facsimiles of the original sheet music by Eugene D Albert, Wilhelm Kienzl,...

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1898 SONGS and GAMES for our little ones by Jane MULLEY
1898 SONGS and GAMES for our little ones by Jane MULLEY

Price: £29.99

A book of songs and actions to entertain children. Paperback. Fourth Edition. Includes music and lyrics of Going ot School, Cock-a-Doodle-Doo, The Cuckoo, The Cooper, Ladybird, The Shepherd Boy, A Voyage, The Swallows, Making...

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1899 Die Walkure Der Ringe des Nibelungen Wagner Opera Valkyrie Sheet Music
1899 Die Walkure Der Ringe des Nibelungen Wagner Opera Valkyrie Sheet Music

Price: £140.00

The second of Wagner's four operas in the Der Ring des Nibelungen series, Die Walkure. With three coloured title pages. The story of the opera is based on the Norse mythology told in the Volsunga Saga and the Poetic Edda. In Norse...

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1900 Farquhar Graham Popular Songs Melodies Scotland Balmoral Edition Anthology
1900 Farquhar Graham Popular Songs Melodies Scotland Balmoral Edition Anthology

Price: £23.00

A scarce anthology of Scottish music and songs.Written by renowned musicologist George Farquhar Graham, this extensive edition contains scores, lyrics and observational notes for a wide range of Scottish songs. It contains an ink inscription...

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1902 Tudor and Stuart Love Songs J Potter Briscoe Bumpus Binding
1902 Tudor and Stuart Love Songs J Potter Briscoe Bumpus Binding

Price: £195.00

A handsome copy of assorted Tudor and Stuart ballads and love songs. In a Bumpus binding (binder's stamp to front pastedown). With illuminated capitals and decorative half-title. Some of the titles include Love's Wantonness, He...

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1908 Pianos Their Construction Tuning Repair Engravings Diagrams Paul N Hasluck
1908 Pianos Their Construction Tuning Repair Engravings Diagrams Paul N Hasluck

Price: £29.99

A scarce edition of this handbook for piano construction and care.  Contain seventy-four illustrations of the components of a piano, scales, cross-sections, hammers, wedges and other equipment. Paul N. Hasluck provides information...

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1912 2vol British Museum Catalogue Of Printed Music Between 1487-1800 By Squire
1912 2vol British Museum Catalogue Of Printed Music Between 1487-1800 By Squire

Price: £160.00

A catalogue of Printed Music Published Between 1487 and 1800 now in the British Museum printed by the order of the Trustees of the British Museum and written by W. Barclay Squire. First edition. In two volumes complete. Volume...

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1912 Little Songs of Long Ago Moffat Le Mair Childrens Sheet Music Illustrated
1912 Little Songs of Long Ago Moffat Le Mair Childrens Sheet Music Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A charming collection of musical nursery rhymes accompanied by illustrations. Contains the sheet music for 30 songs and rhymes, including Old King Cole, London Bridge and Lavender Blue, each of which is twinned with a...

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1913 3 vols Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians Illustrated F Maitland
1913 3 vols Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians Illustrated F Maitland

Price: £240.00

A scarce set of illustrated encyclopedic dictionaries.The work is considered one of the largest reference works on Western music.Illustrated throughout with diagrams of instruments, their mechanics and sheet music....

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1914 Musical Studies Ernest Newman Prize Binding Sangorski Sutcliffe Third Ed
1914 Musical Studies Ernest Newman Prize Binding Sangorski Sutcliffe Third Ed

Price: £140.00

An interesting work on music theory.In a prize binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Berkhamsted School.The third edition of this text.With the preface of both prior editions as well as a new preface for this edition. This work...

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1921 Music of India Herbert A. Popley First edition
1921 Music of India Herbert A. Popley First edition

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this account of Indian music, written at the request of the editors of the Heritage of India series, and printed in Madras (now Chennai) by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Bound in paper with pictorial...

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1921 The Beggar's Opera Gay Illustrated
1921 The Beggar's Opera Gay Illustrated

Price: £54.99

A charmingly illustrated copy of Gay's famous work "The Beggar's Opera". Second impression of the first edition. Featuring eight coloured plates with captioned tissue guards, and extracts of sheet music throughout.

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1921 The Beggar's Opera John Gay Illustrated
1921 The Beggar's Opera John Gay Illustrated

Price: £115.00

An attractive copy of The Beggar's Opera by John Gay. Including the musical notations for each song. With numerous tipped-in colour illustrations by C. Lovat Fraser, each with captioned tissue-guard. Bookplate of Aldridge Evelegh...

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1924 The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobbe Illustrated Opera Stories
1924 The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobbe Illustrated Opera Stories

Price: £190.00

A finely bound copy of this book of complete opera.Profusely illustrated throughout with sixty-four portraits in Costume and Scenes from the Opera.This text is a useful guide to operas and contains the stories of many Operas,...

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1925 Folk Songs South John Harrington Cox Anthology Folklore United States Music
1925 Folk Songs South John Harrington Cox Anthology Folklore United States Music

Price: £140.00

A scarce first edition anthology of American folk songs from the South.Including an original dustwrapper and a map of West Virginia, this book includes lyrics for 185 traditional folk songs of the 19th and early 20th century. There...

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1925 Songs of The Gardens Nonesuch Press Limited Edition
1925 Songs of The Gardens Nonesuch Press Limited Edition

Price: £150.00

A limited edition print of this fine collection of songs. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Edited by the British composer and music critic Peter Warlock....

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1930 A History of Music in Pictures Edited Georg Kinsky Illustrated Sangorski
1930 A History of Music in Pictures Edited Georg Kinsky Illustrated Sangorski

Price: £125.00

An illustrated history of music, from the earliest civilisations to the early twentieth century Containing many monochrome photographs in the text, with a coloured frontispiece. With an introduction by Eric Blom. Bound by Sangorski...

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1930 Electric Organ Historical Introduction Reginald Whitworth Eight Plates
1930 Electric Organ Historical Introduction Reginald Whitworth Eight Plates

Price: £39.99

A history of the organ from Reginald Whitworth. First edition. Illustrated with many plates and diagrams throughout.

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1944 DANISH Musikkens Mestre MUSIC Composers Brahms
1944 DANISH Musikkens Mestre MUSIC Composers Brahms

Price: £39.99

Leather bound, with marble paper covered boards and illustrations internally.  This is a Danish language volume, published in Copenhagen.  There are many full page plates, in text illustrations and musical scores...

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1950 Restoration LOVE Songs John Hadfield Limited First Edition
1950 Restoration LOVE Songs John Hadfield Limited First Edition

Price: £245.00

A charming anthology comprising of lyrics dedicated to love from the period of 1660 to 1714. Limited first edition of 650 copies of which this is number 586. Illustrated throughout, featuring decorative head and tail...

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1951 Enchiridon Utriusque Musicae Practicae Musica Plana Facsimle of 1538
1951 Enchiridon Utriusque Musicae Practicae Musica Plana Facsimle of 1538

Price: £70.00

A scarce edition of this musical work by Georg Rhau.A facsimile reprint of the 1538 edition. Georg Rhau was a German publisher and composer and one of the most significant music prints in Germany in the 16th century.

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1966 The Gilbert and Sullivan Book Music Criticism Leslie Bailey Illustrated
1966 The Gilbert and Sullivan Book Music Criticism Leslie Bailey Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A study of the works of the comic opera duo, Gilbert and Sullivan. Illustrated throughout with many photographs, facsimiles, drawings and fragments of their music. Revised edition.

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1979 Society and the Lyric Song Culture in 18th Century Scotland by T Crawford
1979 Society and the Lyric Song Culture in 18th Century Scotland by T Crawford

Price: £39.99

A fascinating study of Scottish songs in the Eighteenth-Century, covering people from all backgrounds and classes. First edition.

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c1790 Six Quartetts for Two Violins a Tenor and a Violoncello
c1790 Six Quartetts for Two Violins a Tenor and a Violoncello

Price: £150.00

A collection of six quartets, composed for two violins.Composed by Mr. J. Pleyel.Engraved throughout.Each part has its own title-page.

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c1800 The Scottish Fuzileers, the Galley Slave and The Forty Thieves
c1800 The Scottish Fuzileers, the Galley Slave and The Forty Thieves

Price: £79.99

A scarce collection early nineteenth century lyrical works. Containing "The Scottish Fuzileers", "The Galley Slave", "Said a Smile to a Tear", "AMO AMAS" and "The Forty Thieves". Featuring a vignette title page.

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c1803 A Select Collection of Scottish Airs for the Voice Burns Haydn Volume II
c1803 A Select Collection of Scottish Airs for the Voice Burns Haydn Volume II

Price: £120.00

A collection of Scottish sheet music and lyrics.Volume II of original four.With lyrics by Robert Burns, and music by Pleyel, Kozeluch and Haydn.This volume includes the music for some of Burns' most famous works inlcuding Auld...

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c1807 A Garland of New Songs Illustrated Country Club Paddy M Shanes Seven Ages
c1807 A Garland of New Songs Illustrated Country Club Paddy M Shanes Seven Ages

Price: £48.00

A wonderful early nineteenth-century English chapbook of popular ballads and dittiesWoodblock illustrated title page. This publication of eight pages is one of at least 31 of a series; each part being separately issued and individually...

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c1808 4 Vols in 2 Convito Armonico Music Half-Calf Scarce
c1808 4 Vols in 2 Convito Armonico Music Half-Calf Scarce

Price: £390.00

A scarce two volume set of Convito Armonico.Both volumes feature a variety of music and every page is illustrated with musical bars.Indexes to the front of both volumes indicating if it is a glee, a madrigal, a duet, etc and how...

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c1831 Mozart Original Quartetts For Two Violins Tenor Bass R.Cocks New Edition
c1831 Mozart Original Quartetts For Two Violins Tenor Bass R.Cocks New Edition

Price: £55.00

A scarce collection of Mozart's original quartets.It is printed that the quartets are dedicated to Hayden Book First. The works are played in Allegro Vivace Assai , Allegro Moderato Sotto Voce, Adagio and a variety of others. The "Haydn"...

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c1840 BINGLEY'S Select VOCALIST
c1840    BINGLEY'S Select VOCALIST

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of Bingley's Select Vocalist. Bound in leather. Rebound copy, without title or index pages. This book contains songs with musical notations and lyrics. Examples of works included are 'The Bay of Biscay', 'Prepare...

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c1840 BINGLEY'S SELECT VOCALIST Songs Glees Duets Illustrated
c1840 BINGLEY'S SELECT VOCALIST Songs Glees Duets Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A charming and unusual Victorian song book. Volume I 'containing songs, glees, duets etc by eminent composers. The music and pictorial illustrations'. Volume II 'contianing songs glees and duets with accompaniments for hte piano...

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C1842 Divine Moral Songs Children Isaac Watts Hymns Engravings Harrison
C1842 Divine Moral Songs Children Isaac Watts Hymns Engravings Harrison

Price: £45.00

A very scarce collection of hymns by Dr Isaac Watts, originally published in 1715. Throughout the following two centuries, it was a ubiquitous children's book and was a standard textbook in classrooms. This edition comes with...

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c1859 Moore's Irish Melodies with New Symphonies and Accompaniments
c1859 Moore's Irish Melodies with New Symphonies and Accompaniments

Price: £49.99

A scarce set of Moore's renowned musical melodies. Moore was far more than a balladeer. He had major success as a society figure in London, meeting the Prince of Wales on several occasions and enjoying in particular the patronage...

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c1860 Eight Trios for Piano Violin Violoncello C G Reissiger Bound
c1860 Eight Trios for Piano Violin Violoncello C G Reissiger Bound

Price: £250.00

A collection of eight trios by C. G. Reissiger.Operas 25, 33,  40, 56, 75, 77, 85, and 97.Carl Gottlieb Ressiger was a German composer who wrote and published several forms of orchestral and chamber music.

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c1860 Musikalischer Hausschatz der Deutschen. Eine Sammlung von 1000 Liedern
c1860 Musikalischer Hausschatz der Deutschen. Eine Sammlung von 1000 Liedern

Price: £125.00

  A scarce collection of one-thousand hymns and songs with piano accompaniment and vocals. Illustrated throughout with engravings, and decorative head and tail pieces. Featuring a frontispiece of composer C.M...

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c1870 The Three Favorite Masses Mozart Haydn Beethoven Vincent Novello Scarce
c1870 The Three Favorite Masses Mozart Haydn Beethoven Vincent Novello Scarce

Price: £130.00

A very scarce edition of this music book edited by Vincent Novello.Includes Mozart's Twelfth Mass. 'To this edition is added Mr. E. Holmes's Critical Essay, extracted from the 'Musical Times'.   Details

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c1873 Vocal Volume 9 Collection of Classical Sheet Music for Singing Duets
c1873 Vocal Volume 9 Collection of Classical Sheet Music for Singing Duets

Price: £40.00

A bound collection of sheet music.With songs such as 'In days of lang syne' and 'The Secret of Her Birth'. Handwritten song list to front endpaper with many titles in French. Sheet music intended for  vocal performance. It...

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c1877 Scriptural Extracts Musical Service Grand Lodge MASONS David Pryce Owen
c1877 Scriptural Extracts Musical Service Grand Lodge MASONS David Pryce Owen

Price: £99.99

A scarce Masonic musical service taken from scriptural extracts.Dated by the preface. Bookplate of Wigan Free Public Library to front pastedown.

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c1880 16vols in1 Music Scores Piano Forte Bellini Beethoven Strauss Callcott
c1880 16vols in1 Music Scores Piano Forte Bellini Beethoven Strauss Callcott

Price: £1,175.00

A collection of sixteen pieces of music arranged for the Piano Forte.The works present are in the following order:No 1. Introduzione and Two Favorite Airs Arranged for the Piano Forte Alla Fantasia from Bellini's Celebrated Opera La...

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c1880 J L Hatton A Collection of New Standard and Popular Humorous Songs
c1880 J L Hatton A Collection of New Standard and Popular Humorous Songs

Price: £20.00

An attractive volume of music issued by Boosey & Co.The third edition, with six new comic songs by editor J L Hatton.John Liptrot Hatton was an English musical composer, conductor and pianist. As a songwriter, he was foremost...

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c1880 Julius SACHS PIANO music Chanson Noce Saltarello Blanluette-Luce
c1880 Julius SACHS PIANO music Chanson Noce Saltarello Blanluette-Luce

Price: £99.99

A collection of scarce pieces of music, most by Julius Sachs, for piano and various other instruments, bound into one. With stunning illustrated and colour titles for each. Includes Chanson de Noce, Saltarello, Schifferlied,...

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c1880 Victorian Song Folio in Fine Binding bespoke music collection
c1880 Victorian Song Folio in Fine Binding bespoke music collection

Price: £89.99

A personal collection of Victorian sheet music in a folio-size fine binding.Twenty individual scores for pianoforte and voice, most retaining their own highly decorative frontispieces (and some retaining publishers' catalogues),...

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C1888 SHEET MUSIC Piano Arrangements LEATHER
C1888 SHEET MUSIC Piano Arrangements LEATHER

Price: £399.99

A beautiful collection of music from the Victorian era Full leather binding with gilt tooled borders, gilt lettering and gilt bands to spine.  Lovely, large leather bound collection of sheet music featuring many popular tunes...

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c1890 A Collection of Various Musical Compositions Collected Together
c1890 A Collection of Various Musical Compositions Collected Together

Price: £96.00

A personal collection of musical scores bound together.Containing for example: Palermo, Quadrille by Charles D'Albert, La Harpe Eolienne, Morceau de Salon pour Piano by Sydney Smith, Day-Dreams by Bernard Farebrother, The...

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c1890 Boosey's Cabinet OPERAS Grand Duchess of Gerolstein Offenbagh
c1890 Boosey's Cabinet OPERAS Grand Duchess of Gerolstein Offenbagh

Price: £49.99

A rare copy of The Grand Duchess sheet music, composed by Jacques Offenbach. Part of the Boosey's Cabinet Opera series. Featuring illustrated paper wraps depicting fellow prolific composers such as Rossini, Mozart, Verdi and Meyerbeer. ...

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c1890 Ninety-Nine Minstrel Songs Old and New with Piano Accompaniments Scarce
c1890 Ninety-Nine Minstrel Songs Old and New with Piano Accompaniments Scarce

Price: £95.00

A very scarce edition of this book of sheet music and lyrics to a variety of minstrel songs.Includes songs such as 'John Brown', 'Beautiful Dreamer' and 'Swanee River'.

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c1890 R Shaw and Son Pianoforte Manufacturers Catalogue Musical Instruments
c1890 R Shaw and Son Pianoforte Manufacturers Catalogue Musical Instruments

Price: £59.99

A scarce catalogue of pianos and other musical instruments and equipment by R. Shaw and Son from the end of the nineteenth century. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes.

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c1890 Sacred Songs and Solos and New Hymns and Solos 888 Pieces Ira D Sankey
c1890 Sacred Songs and Solos and New Hymns and Solos 888 Pieces Ira D Sankey

Price: £20.00

A collection of 888 music pieces. Comprising of hymns and solo singing compositions.Compiled and sung by Ir a D Sankey, an American gospel singer and composer. No date to work, dated from Copac.Sankey's most enduring work...

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c1890 Sheet Music Killarney The Soldier's Tear The Garden of Sleep Bohemia Etc
c1890 Sheet Music Killarney The Soldier's Tear The Garden of Sleep Bohemia Etc

Price: £49.99

A large collection of sheet music from the late Nineteenth Century. Includes 'The Parting Hour', a duet sung by Madame Patey and Mr Edward Lloyd, written by Edward Oxenford and composed by John Francis Barnett. Also, 'A Doubting...

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c1892 Songs of Two Savoyards by W S Gilbert
c1892 Songs of Two Savoyards by W S Gilbert

Price: £29.99

A music book of the Songs of Two Savoyards.Words and illustrations by W. S. Gilbert.Music by Arthur Sullivan.All numbers which in their original form were choruses or concerted pieces, have been arranged for a single voice and...

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c1893 3Vol Scots Minstrelsie A National Monument of Scottish Song John Greig
c1893 3Vol Scots Minstrelsie A National Monument of Scottish Song John Greig

Price: £30.00

A three volume set of collected Scottish music.Three of original six volumes. Volumes include volume IV, V, and VI.With 21 full page plates and a frontispiece to each volume. Includes portraits of composers to songs in the volumes.Includes...

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c1900 HATTON Faning SONGS English Ditties Ballads
c1900 HATTON Faning SONGS English Ditties Ballads

Price: £99.99

A wonderful collection of songs and music from English history in a fine binding. New Edition. With a school prize armorial bookplate to the front pastedown, dated 1904. Volume I of three volumes.

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c1900 Nursery Rhymes Set to Music Popular Songs Little People Scarce Early Ed
c1900 Nursery Rhymes Set to Music Popular Songs Little People Scarce Early Ed

Price: £29.99

A scarce early edition of this music book for children. Containing many of the most famous and beloved nursery rhymes, including 'Sing a Song for Sixpence', 'Little Miss Muffet' and 'Baby Bunting', alongside amusing lesser known...

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c1900 Songs without Words MENDELSSOHN Stephano
c1900 Songs without Words MENDELSSOHN Stephano

Price: £39.99

A collection of piano works from Mendelssohn. With a Hawkes and son pamphlet of sheet music for Love's Awakening by Percy E. Fletcher. With Hawkes and son pamphlet of sheet music for Falling Leaf, by J. M. Diack. Dated...

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c1905 Thomas Blake Bianchi Taylor Lines Written Lake Windermere Music Notation
c1905 Thomas Blake Bianchi Taylor Lines Written Lake Windermere Music Notation

Price: £58.00

A scarce collection of scores by Bianchi Taylor, with words from Thomas Blake.Inspired by, and written next to, Lake Windermere, the volume contains numerous pieces, with title pages and illustrations throughout. There are also other...

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c1909 11vols Richard Wagner's Werke Opern und Musikdramen
c1909 11vols Richard Wagner's Werke Opern und Musikdramen

Price: £450.00

Eleven volumes of the musical works of Richard Wagner.These volumes are:I. RienziII. Der Fliegende Hollander III. Tannhauser IV. Lohengrin Romantische Oper In Drei AktenV. Tristan Und Isolde VI. Die Meistersinger...

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c1911 Nightbirds SHEET MUSIC libretto STRAUSS theatre
c1911 Nightbirds SHEET MUSIC libretto STRAUSS theatre

Price: £69.99

Publisher's colour printed paper wrappers. Full vocal score for Nightbirds, first performed at the Lyric Theatre, London on the 30th December 1911. Music by Johann Strauss, libretto by Gladys Unger.

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c1911 RHYMES of Ye Olde Sign Boards F.G.Lewin Illustrated
c1911 RHYMES of Ye Olde Sign Boards F.G.Lewin Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A charming and unusual book, with text and cuts in the style of the old chapbooks. Written and illustrated by F. G. Lewin and lettered by J. H. Savory. Rhymes include "Ye Tree Magpies", "Ye Robin Hood", "Ye Fox and Gridiron", and...

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c1920 A collection of Sheet Music Bound Thomas Moore
c1920 A collection of Sheet Music Bound Thomas Moore

Price: £45.00

A unique collection of sheet music from the early 20th century.With four illustrated title sheets for 'The Clifton March' Fascination 'See-Saw' and 'Jackson's Te Duem in F' loosely inserted.With works composed from the Irish poet...

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c1920 Music Theory COUNTERPOINT STRICT FREE Ebenezer PROUT
c1920 Music Theory COUNTERPOINT STRICT FREE Ebenezer PROUT

Price: £39.99

An interesting music theory work written by Ebenezer Prout (March 1835 December 1909), an English musical theorist, writer, teacher and composer, whose instruction, afterwards embodied in a series of standard works, underpinned...

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c1925 Spring Songs with Music Cicely Mary Barker Illustrated Colour Plates
c1925 Spring Songs with Music Cicely Mary Barker Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £80.00

A charming combination of music, lyrics and poetry from Cicely Mary Barker and Olive Linnell.Complimented by 12 tipped-in coloured plates . Cicely Mary Barker was an English illustrator who studyed at the Croydon School of...

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c1925 Spring Songs with Music From Flower Fairies of the Spring Illus C M Barker
c1925 Spring Songs with Music From Flower Fairies of the Spring Illus C M Barker

Price: £44.99

A book of songs with the much-loved illustrations of Cicely Mary Barker. With eleven of twelve full-colour tipped-in plates present.

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c1930 Mozart Quintette Und Quintett Classical Music German
c1930 Mozart Quintette Und Quintett Classical Music German

Price: £34.99

An edition of ten famous quartets, six quintets and a clarinet quintin by Mozart, printed by the Eulengurg firm, known for its musical printings. The famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756 and lived until 1791,...

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c1930 R. L. Stevenson Songs with Music from A Child's Garden of Verses Plates
c1930 R. L. Stevenson Songs with Music from A Child's Garden of Verses Plates

Price: £140.00

A very pleasant edition of Stevenson's Songs with Music from a Child's Garden of Verses.Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island,...

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c1936 Horace Mansion & Anne Anderson Old French Nursery Songs
c1936 Horace Mansion & Anne Anderson Old French Nursery Songs

Price: £24.00

A charming copy of Old French Nursery Songs.There are several small black and white illustrations throughout, including the chords for the verses featured in the book.Anne Anderson (1874 - 1930) was a prolific Scottish illustrator,...

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c1940 Fifty-Six Baritone Songs With Accompaniments for Pianoforte Sheet Music
c1940 Fifty-Six Baritone Songs With Accompaniments for Pianoforte Sheet Music

Price: £22.99

A useful book of baritone songs with sheet music. With accompaniments for piano.

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