London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1814.
2 volumes. Octavo. Newly bound in full blue/gray paper boards with printed title label to spines. 1f. (recto title, verso printer's note), [iii]-xvi (preface and contents), 405, [i] (blank) pp.; 1f. (recto title, verso printer's note), 395, [i] (blank) pp.
Occasional minor foxing. A very good copy overall.
First Edition. Coover 139.
Many of the lengthy articles on individual composers include details of published works; a full chapter of Vol. II is devoted to Handel.
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