London: H. Gray; Pritchard; J. Bysh, [ca. 1820]. 12mo. Half dark brown leather with marbled boards, titling and rules gilt to spine. 1f. (title with decorative vignette), 308, [iii]-vi ("Contents of the First Volume") pp. Music typeset.
Contains words and melodies to approximately 118 songs. With an early ownership signature to front free endpaper and another dated June 24, 34 to front pastedown and verso of front free endpaper.
Binding worn, rubbed and bumped; endpapers foxed. Light browning, heavier to several leaves; upper outer corners slightly creased; title quite foxed, with some dampstaining to blank margins; tear to middle portion of pp. 229-30, affecting a few words.
A later issue. Scarce. Cf. Humphries & Smith p. 161 (with a different address for publisher). Another edition with same pagination, but with a frontispiece portrait of John Braham, Esq., published by Thos. Kelly, in Stainer, p. 61. OCLC no. 863395860. Item #26870
Price: $175.00 other currencies