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A general history of music, from the earliest ages to the present period. To which is prefixed, A dissertation on the music of the ancients. By Charles Burney, Mus.D. F.R.S

Burney, Charles, 1726-18141776
Books
Imprint:
London : printed for the author: and sold by T. Becket, Strand, ; J. Robson, New Bond-Street ; and G. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, 1776-89.
Collation:
4v., plates : ill.,port.,engr.music ; 4to.
Notes:
The imprint to vol. 2 reads: printed for the author: sold by J. Robson; and G. Robinson. 1782, and to vols. 3 and 4: printed for the author: sold by Payne and Son; Robson and Clark; and G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1789. Contains both engraved and letterpress music; the engraved music is numbered as pages.In vol. 2 of this edition the long 's' is used, the signature on p. 301 is Qq2, and on p. 320, line 8 of the text begins: placable.MS. pages inserted inside vol. I, describing content and the friendship between Dr. Burney and the Prince Regent.Contains both engraved and letterpress music.The engraved music is numbered as pages.In vol. 2 of this edition, the long "s" is used, the signature on p. 301 is Qq2, and on p. 320, line 8 of the text begins: placable.
Citations:
References: ESTC, T149622
Dewey class:
780
Language:
English
BRN:
2373211
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