THIS IS THE ROYAL EDITION NO DATE BUT WOULD ESTIMATE LATE 1800'S. BOOK IS BY BOOSEY & CO. BOOK HAS RED CLOTH COVERS WHICH HAVE SOME MARKS, RUBBING AND WEAR (SEE PHOTOS). A COUPLE OF PAGES HAVE BECOME DETACHED FROM BOOK AND THERE IS A COUPLE OF PAGES MISSING - PAGES GO FROM PAGE 16 TO 19 (WHICH IS ONE OF THE DETACHED PAGES) TO REAR OF PAGE 19 IT IS 22 (?).
In good to very good condition in places. Very scarce 1st edition with original binding of brown blind tooled buckram with gilt titles to spine. The buckr am is worn and rubbed in places and fore edge corners bumped.
The Bardic Museum has the hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, drawn by Ibbotson and J. Smith and engraved by Rowlandson. It contains much ancient Welsh literature in both Welsh and English, and many sheets of beautifully engraved music.
Full title:Anthems and Services, in Score, as Performed in the Cathedrals of Christ Church and St Patrick; and in the Chapel of Trinity College, Dublin. Melodia Sacra, Second Volume. The music includes pieces from Handel's Messiah and Edward Blake's I Have Always Set God Before Me.
DINORAH (LE PARDON DE PLOERMEL.). OPERA IN THRE. E ACTS BY MEYERBEER WIT. Bumping and edge wear to the boards and top and bottom of the spine. Edges of the pages darkened with some spotting to the title page.
A Selection of Welsh Melodies With Symphonies and Accompaniments By John Parry Publisher: J. Power. Undated,but 1825 & 1821, 2 vols uniformly bound. Vol. 1,new edition Vol.2, 1st edition. Both vols bound in publisher’s blue paper-covered boards, titles & decorations in black on all boards. Title pp with engraved vignette of harp leaning against a tree & ‘2nd Number’ erroneously present on the title page for later printed 1st number (corrected in pencil). Volume 1 has an extra engraved title page for The War Song of Owain Glyndwr. 64 pages of music each volume, with vol. 1 also having 2 eng. title pp, one page index, one page advertisement, while vol. 2 has one advertisement page, one eng. title page & one contents page. Scarce volumes, with lyrics in English, and some Welsh.
Blue cloth binding with paper title label to front board. Light marking to covers, good solid binding. Crease to top corner of first page, clean text throughout. Published by the Author. 1844 (5th Edition).
Early 27 Original Music Scores/SONGS. early / original printed music scores from copper hand by various. comprises songs and scores composed by half maroon leather with over age worn boards, with faded gilt tile 'SONGS' on spine.
HERE IS A HARDBACK BOOK TITLED SONGS OF ITALY CONTAINING 54 CANTI POPOLARI OF NAPLES, FLORENCE, MILAN AND VENICE INCLUDING SOME POPULAR MODERN SONGS WITH ITALIAN AND ENGLISH WORDS THE LATTER BY MARIA X HAYES, ROYAL EDITION.