A General History of Music: From the Earliest Ages to the Present Period (1789) Volume the Second only (of two volume set)

By: BURNEY, Charles

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A modern reprint of this famous work, in which the history of music is explored. Volume II only (of a 2-volume set). This history first published in 1776, with a revision in 1789 and another in 1935 by Frank Mercer. This undated Dover edition contains the unabridged Mercer version. Possible date of publication c.1970s. With hundreds of musical notations and a frontis image by Charles Loraine Smith entitled "A Sunday Concert at Dr. Burney's, 1782". --- In rust cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with images of early coins and other arifacts. --- A clean, unmarked, bright copy. Dust jacket with small tears, a few small scuffs and lightly sunned spine; else nice.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 1098 pages

Title: A General History of Music: From the Earliest Ages to the Present Period (1789) Volume the Second only (of two volume set)

Author Name: BURNEY, Charles

Categories: >>History, >>Music & Performing Arts,

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: [c.1970s]

ISBN Number: 0486222829

ISBN Number 13: 9780486222820

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 81814