A History of Music


1925. Second edition with revisions. Royal blue boards are strong, tight & clean with bright gilt titles, decoratively blind-stamped to spine & front board. Just a touch of wear but very good. Illustrated with very nice plates of ancient & modern instruments - Assyrian, Hebrew, Egyptian, Indian - Chittarone, Hurdy-Gurdy, Harpsichord, Chinese Sheng, Chinese Stone-Chime, Cornetts; Etchings of Cherubini, Beethoven, Brahms, Gluck, Schmann & Madame Schumann, Purcell, Rossini, Mozart, Hayden, Verdi; types of Notation, Byzantine, the Neumes, the Clef-Signs. There is an early owner inscription from the University Conservatorium in Carlton, Melbourne. 384 pp. Slight ripple where front endpaper meets spine and a few pages are underlined. A very nice copy. 384 pp 

Authors: Charles Villiers Stanford & Cecil Forsyth
Published: 1925 Macmillan & Co St. Martin's St., London
Edition: Second edition
Binding: Hardcover
Binding Condition: Very Good