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Callcott, John Wall; With A Memoir By William Horsley Listings

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1 Callcott, John Wall; with a memoir by William Horsley A Collection of Glees, Canons, and Catches. Volume the Second.
London Published for the author's widow by Birchall, Lonsdale, and Mills 1824 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Heavy wear to leather at corners or boards and ends of spine. Moderate loss of leather shaved from corners and parts of spine. Boards rubbed. Gutter broken at title page. Old dampstains to fore margins of leaves, particularly the title leaf. Creasing to lower page corners between pages 31 and 48.; Volume Two only of three volumes. Full title: "A Collection of Glees, Canons, and Catches, composed by the late John Wall Callcott, Mus. Doc. Oxon. including some pieces never before published; the whole selected, and arranged with an accompaniment for the piano-forte, ad libitum, together with a memoir of the author, by William Horsley, Mus. Bac. Oxon. Organist of the Asylum and Belgrave Chapels. Volume the Second." [iv], 133, [1] pages + [5] page list of subscribers. Half leather and marbled papered boards. Page dimensions: 378 x 262mm. Music and words printed using copper engraved plates throughout. Selected contents of this volume: Glees: Are the white hours for ever fled?; Blow, warder! Blow; Desolate is the dwelling of Morna!; Lordly Gallants; Oh tarry, gentle traveller; Sweet blossom; Thou palsied earth; Triumphant love; With sighs, sweet rose; [+ 11 other Glees]; Madrigal: O Voi Che Sospirate; Canons: Bow down thine ear; Christ, being raised from the dead; Catch: Have you Sir John Hawkins' History? 
Price: 188.50 NZD
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