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Book Description

Oblong 4to, 17 x 22cm. Bound in full brown leather, gilt initials and decoration to boards, some wear head / tail of spine & corners, slight loss of gilt (see photos). Binding solid. Comprises of 4 pages (all shown) of thick cream card. First with a beautiful illuminated dedication to J.C. Bridge, Chester, July 1894, in lovely bright, unfaded condition. The following 3 pages are comprised of signatures within an illuminated border. All edges Gilt. The silk endpapers have a school library stamp and a bequest bookplate. A lovely example.
Dealer Notes
Joseph Cox Bridge (1853-1929)
English Organist and Composer.
Born Rochester, Kent and studied under John Hopkins.
From 1871-1877 he was organist of Exeter College Oxford.
1877 Became organist of Chester Cathedral, there he revived the Chester Triennial Festival.
1908 appointed Professor of Music at Durham University.
Author Chester Cathedral
Date 1894
Binding Full Leather Gilt
Publisher -
Illustrator -
Condition Very Good
Pages 4pp

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