BUSBY, Thomas

A General History of Music, From the Earliest Times to the Present; comprising The Lives of Eminent Composers & Musical Writers.

Published: London: for G. & W. B. Whittaker, 1819.

Date: 1819

FIRST EDITION. 2 vols., 8-5/8" x 5-3/4", illustrated with numerous music examples in text. Bound in 1/2 brown morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt.

A musician himself Busby was also a singer and organist, as well as a music teacher. Among his students are reported Thomas Adams, Thomas Howell and Giovanni Sestini.

Hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine.

Leather - hardcover


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