This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 Excerpt: ...I have ever aimed at, sundry times leaving my native " country the better to attain so excellent a science. " About sixteen years ago I ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 Excerpt: ...I have ever aimed at, sundry times leaving my native " country the better to attain so excellent a science. " About sixteen years ago I travelled the chiefest parts " of France, a nation furnished with great variety of music; " but lately, being of a more confirmed judgment, I bent " my course towards the famous provinces of Germany, " where I found both excellent masters, and most honor" able patrons of music; namely, those two miracles of " this age for virtue and magnificence, Henry Julio Duke " of Brunswick, and the learned Mauritius Landgrave of " Hessen, of whose princely virtues and favours towards " me I can never speak sufficiently. " Neither can I forget the kindness of Alexandro Ho" rologio, a right learned master of music, servant to the " royal prince the Landgrave of Hessen, and Gregorio " Howet, lutenist to the magnificent Duke of Brunswick; " both whom I name as well for their love to me, as also " for their excellency in their faculties. Thus having He alludes here to his having been admitted Bachelor of Music in both Universities. " spent some months in Germany, to my great admiration " of that worthy country, I past over the Alps into Italy, " where I found the cities furnished with all good arts, " but especially music. What favour and estimation I " had in Venice, Padua, Genoa, Ferrara, Florence, and " divers other places, I willingly suppress, lest I should in " any way seem partial in mine own endeavours. Yet can " I not dissemble the great content I found in the proffer'd " amity of the most famous Luca Marenzio, whose sundry " letters I received from Rome; and one of them, because " it is but sh...Read Less
Good+ No Jacket. 1837, First Edition. List of subscribers, preface, table of contents, 338 pp. Hardcover, green cloth, 8vo., paper title label on spine. Good+ copy: Spine sunned; rubbing to boards; light wear and tear to spine ends. Upper right corner of fly leaf is clipped; clean, bright and unmarked contents.
Very Good. Text in English. Half Leather. First edition copy. Very good condition; edges, corners, and covers of book show minor wear. No underlining; no highlighting; no internal markings. This is bound in generous half-leather often called "3/4 leather". Leather is natural brown over green cloth-covered boards. Top edge gilt. Former owner's gift inscription on ffep. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1837. Half Leather.
New. pp. 369. Pages 369 It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back (1837 ). Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
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