Gleanings From the History of Music, From the Earliest Ages To the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century.

Cambridge: Printed For the Author, 1849. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 291pp. Green cloth, gilt spine lettering. Considerable soiling and wear; internally the first few pages have some soiling, but otherwise the ondition is very good. This copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Mr. J. B. Allen from his friend the Author." This work includes chapters on the music of the Egyptians, the Hebrews, Greeks, Ancient Rome, the early Christian Church, the British Isles, Metrical Psalmody, sixteenth Century European music, opera, and much more. This privately printed first edition is very uncommon. Item #6309

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