Music Men & Manners In France & Italy 1770 Charles Burney Folio Society Hardback For Sale
GOOD to VERY GOOD CONDITION
This sale is for a large size quality vintage hardback FIRST FOLIO SOCIETY EDITION entitled “Music, Men, and Manners in France and Italy 1770,” subtitled “The Journal Written by Charles Burney, Mus.D. During a Tour Through Countries Undertaken to Collect Material for ‘A General History of Music’.” Transcribed from the original manuscript in the British Museum, and edited with an Introduction by H. Edmund Poole, with 14 black and white illustrations, including a frontispiece and reproduced monochrome line and wash drawings by George Keate.
It was published by The Folio Society, of London, in MCMLXIX, and is the 1969 FIRST FOLIO SOCIETY EDITION.
At the time of keeping his journal Charles Burney was a successful professional musician, a doctor of music (Oxford), a bookish man well know in the world of letters, with influential friends in fashionable society. He was laying the foundations of his History of Music which was to bring him fame.
The illustrations include:
The book measures 10 inches x 6.5 inches (a little bigger in its slipcase) and has 245 pages + illustrations.
The book is in good neat condition, with minor wear. The binding is good with no loose or missing pages. There are NO inscriptions/book-plates and NO other ink or pencil markings in the book. The slipcase is in good sound condition for its age, with wear and surface cracks near the opening and is a little blemished/grubby.
A wonderful illustrated quality vintage FIRST FOLIO SOCIETY EDITION.
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Music Men & Manners In France & Italy 1770 Charles Burney Folio Society Hardback: $5