A Collection of Madrigals for Three, Four Five & Six Voices, Selected from The Works of the most Eminent Composers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Carefully Extracted from the Original Books, as Preserved in The Madrigal Society and dedicated to the members by The Revd. Richard Webb, A.M. Minor Canon of St. Paul's Cathedral. ENGLISH VOCAL MUSIC - Early 19th Century.
A Collection of Madrigals for Three, Four Five & Six Voices, Selected from The Works of the most Eminent Composers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Carefully Extracted from the Original Books, as Preserved in The Madrigal Society and dedicated to the members by The Revd. Richard Webb, A.M. Minor Canon of St. Paul's Cathedral.
A Collection of Madrigals for Three, Four Five & Six Voices, Selected from The Works of the most Eminent Composers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Carefully Extracted from the Original Books, as Preserved in The Madrigal Society and dedicated to the members by The Revd. Richard Webb, A.M. Minor Canon of St. Paul's Cathedral.

A Collection of Madrigals for Three, Four Five & Six Voices, Selected from The Works of the most Eminent Composers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Carefully Extracted from the Original Books, as Preserved in The Madrigal Society and dedicated to the members by The Revd. Richard Webb, A.M. Minor Canon of St. Paul's Cathedral.

London: Printed for Wm. Hawes... Sold by Clementi & Co. [1814]. Large folio. Contemporary quarter dark red leather with marbled boards. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 109 [!111] pp. Engraved.

Title signed by "John H. Hollett 1825" and front free endpaper with the inscription "John H. Hollett Haven C[??] Devon 1825" followed by a later inscription "To Doctor Archibald T. Davison and The Harvard Glee Club from Abbot Low Moffat September 1926."

With small rectangular 19th century bookplate of R.G. Simmonds to front pastedown.

With letterpress index of tunes dated March 29, 1814 with composer, number of voices, and date of composition noted laid in.

Composers include T. Bateson, J. Bennet, Gio. Croce, J. Dowland, G. Feretti, O. Gibbons, L. Marenzio, Morley, Gio. Pizzoni, Praenestini, C. Tye, J. Ward, T. Weelkes, and J. Wilbye.

Binding quite worn; spine chipped and torn; boards detached. Lower portions of leaves dampstained throughout; margins browned and foxed; title detached. Item #28902

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