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Busby, Thomas [1755 - 1838]
A COMPLETE DICTIONARY Of MUSIC. To Which is Prefixed, A Familiar Introduction to the First Principles of that Science
Printed for R. Phillips, Sold by T. Hurst, London, 1801. xxxiii, [1], [294]. 1 pp advert at rear. Printed on wove paper. Inserted, fold-out sheet of musical score (which is included in pagination). Other, intratextual, musical scores. 8vo: [a]-b8 B-T8 U4. 10 cm x 16.5 cm. A popular work by this popular author of music-oriented works, that went through many editions during his lifetime. VG (edge wear/short snag to leather at head of spine/contemporary pos in upper margin of a2[r]//marbled paper offset to adjacent blank leaf). Contemporary red half leather with marbled boards & eps. Flat back, with gilt lettering, & single horizontal rules 1st edition (BMC CE Vol 4, 895; Watt I, 176t). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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