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VOYAGE & TRAVEL) Barrington, Daines
Miscellanies by the Honourable Daines Barrington
Printed by J. Nichols, London, 1781. First Edition. Large 4to., [iv] + [ii]-viii + [1]-468 + [469-470] + 471-472 + 471*-477* + blank + 473-557 + [558] (binder's directions and errata) pages. Lacking the portrait of Mozart (at age seven) and map of the Ohthere's Voyage. The Map of the Northwest coast of America and portrait of Sir John Wynne Baronet are both present. Modern library buckram gilt; binding lightly scuffed; library stamp to top edge; personal bookplate (Archie W Shiels) and ex library institutional stamps to front pastedown; new endpapers; inserted modern frontispiece on coated photo paper; title page with handwritten annotations; "Contents" page marked with colored pencil; scattered foxing throughout; some pages brittle due to paper quality; library pockets and electronic tags at rear pastedown; an imperfect, ex library copy. Properly de-accessioned. Cloth. This copy owned by Vincent Novello, and presented by him to the Musical Antiquarian Society July 8, 1845. "[Novello] was an original member of the Philharmonic Society, of the Classical Harmonists and of the Choral Harmonists, officiating frequently as conductor. In 1849 he went to live at Nice, where he died. Many of his compositions were sacred music, much of which was very popular. His great contribution, however, together with Christian Ignatius Latrobe, lay in the introduction to England of unknown compositions by the great masters, such as the Masses of Haydn and Mozart, the works of Palestrina, the treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and innumerable, now well known great compositions." (wikipedia) Mu … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ( ABAA / ILAB ) [Topsfield, MA, U.S.A.]
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