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Original Antique 18th-Century Engraved Music Scores

circa 1770s to 1790s


Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp
with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

front cover

(18 pages total, see below to purchase)





Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp
with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

partial example of an inside spread (too large to scan entirely)

(18 pages total, see below to purchase)


Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp
with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

Respectfully Dedicated to the
Nobility and Gentry of Scotland

Composed by T. Watlen, late of the Royal Navy

[undated, circa 1770-1790]

18 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 10 x 13 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear
Front cover has a closed tear on the left edge
Still has original string binding, becoming loose

$75



Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps and a Song by E. Finch

Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps
and a Song by E. Finch

front cover

(10 pages total, see below to purchase)





Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps and a Song by E. Finch

Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps
and a Song by E. Finch

partial example of an inside spread (too large to scan entirely)

(10 pages total, see below to purchase)


Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps
and a Song by E. Finch

Edinburgh
Printed for the Author & Sold by Messrs Muire Wood & Co. Musical Instrument
Makers to His Majesty
No. 7 Leith Street; And by all the Music Sellers

[undated, circa 1770-1790]

10 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 10 x 13 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear
Front cover has a ink splotch in lower right corner
Still has original string binding, becoming loose

$50



Hart's Tenth Set of Quadrilles

Hart's Tenth Set of Quadrilles

front cover

(11 pages total, see below to purchase)





Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps and a Song by E. Finch

Hart's Tenth Set of Quadrilles

example of an inside page

(11 pages total, see below to purchase)


Hart's Tenth Set of Quadrilles
Selected from Carl Maria von Weber's
Celebrated Opera
Der Freyschutz
with their Proper Figures in French & English
as Danced at Almacks, the Nobility's Balls, and the
Assembly Rooms Ramsgate

Composed & Arranged for the Piano Forte or Harp,
and Respectfully Dedicated to Mrs. William Bosanquet
of East Cliff Lodge, Ramsgate

by Joseph Hart

London, Mayhew & Co Music Sellers to the Royal Family
17 Old Bond Street

[undated, circa 1770-1790]

11 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.25 x 13.325 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

No longer bound, pages are loose and somewhat trimmed
Cover has later Edinburgh music seller's sticker at bottom

$50



A Collection of Strathspey Reels

A Collection of Strathspey Reels

front cover

(40 pages total, see below to purchase)





A Collection of Strathspey Reels

A Collection of Strathspey Reels

example of an inside spread

(40 pages total, see below to purchase)


A Collection of Strathspey Reels
With a Bass
for the Violincello or Harpsichord
Most humbly Dedicated to her Grace
The Dutchess of Athold

by Niel Gow at Dunkeld

Edinburgh
Printed for the Author to be had of N. Stewart
Corrie & Sutherland & R. Bremner Edin. W. Napier London
& T. Aird Glasgow & at the other Music Shops in Town & Country

[undated, circa 1770-1790]

40 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.75 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

Still has original binding, front and back cover and several other pages have paper loss and/or tears that have been professionially backed with age-appropriate paper

$50



When the Hollow Drum

When the Hollow Drum

front cover

(4 pages total – 2 sheets of paper, see below to purchase)





When the Hollow Drum

When the Hollow Drum

example of an inside page

(4 pages total – 2 sheets of paper, see below to purchase)


When the Hollow Drum
Sung by Mr. Bland in the Mountaineers

The Music by Dr. Arnold

London
Printed for G. Walker at his Music Warehouse
106 Great Portland Street

[undated, circa 1770-1790]

4 pages total (2 sheets of paper), see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.25 x 13.375 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

Still has original binding, front and back cover and several other pages have paper loss and/or tears that have been professionially backed with age-appropriate paper

$25



Ah! Ça Ira

Ah! Ça Ira

front cover

(2 sheets, see below to purchase)





Ah! Ça Ira

Ah! Ça Ira

example of an inside page

(2 sheets, see below to purchase)


Ah! Ça Ira

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold by Stewart & Co Music Sellers
South Bridge Street

[undated, circa 1770-1790]

2 sheets, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.25 x 13.375 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

$25


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