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George Thomson (ed.); R. Burns; W. Scott; et al
THOMSON'S COLLECTION OF THE SONGS OF BURNS, WALTER SCOTT 1822 Bayntun Binding Lyric Poets Select Melodies of Scotland Ireland & Wales
London, UK: Preston, 1800. Very good condition. [THOMSON, GEORGE (ed.); Ludwig van Beethoven; Joseph Haydn; Ignaz Pleyel; Robert Burns; Walter Scott ]. Thomson's Collection of the Songs of Burns, Sir Walter Scott and other eminent lyric poets ancient & modern, united to the Select Melodies of Scotland, and of Ireland & Wales. With Symphonies and Accompaniments for the Piano Forte by Pleyel, Haydn, Beethoven &c. London: Printed & sold by Preston; and G. Thomson, Edinburgh, 1822. Hardcover. First edition. Six volumes bound in two (complete). Leather-bound. Quarto (260 x 180 mm), 166; 145 printed leaves [Unpaginated]. Exquisitely bound in later half-calf signed by Bayntun [-Riviere]. Five raised spine bands. Compartments and bands ruled, tooled and lettered in gilt. Twin morocco lettering-pieces. Top edges gilt. Uneven fore edges. Marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Six illustrated title-pages. Each volume signed by G[eorge] Thomson, friend of Burns, and the signature of J. G. Burns, a son of the famous poet, occurs on the title-page of Vols I & IV. Each section contains 50 song lyrics with accompanying musical notation, and a leaf of index at the end. Some commentary provided in double columns with footnotes. Condition: VERY GOOD. Bindings very well preserved. Covers with minor wear only. Contents lightly browned. Title leaves with marginal staining. Faint off-setting. A scarce and unique set, being J. G. Burns's copy. Paypal only. Worldwide tracked shipping - dispatched promptly. Please view my other books. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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