Aldrich, Arne, Atterbury, et al.
Title: Apollonian Harmony: a Collection of Scarce & Celebrated Glees, Catches, Madrigals, Canzonetts, Rounds & Canons. Ancient & Modern, with some Originals .... most of which are sung at the Noblemens' Catch-Club, Theatres & Public-Gardens. The Words consistent with Female Delicacy.
Publisher:  London: Button & Whitaker's Music Warehouse / Purdey & Button's Music Warehouse, [1808?].
Seller ID: 54413
Three volumes, marbled boards with leather spines. Numbered on the title pages by hand, these are volumes 2, 3 & 4, each having 60 pages. Volumes 2 & 4 are uniformly bound with red leather spines, measuring a height of 22cm.; volume 3 is slightly wider, has a brown leather spine, and stands 23cm. in height. Volumes 2 & 4 have the Button & Whitaker imprint, while volume 4 bears the imprint of Purdey & Button's. So, a partial make-up set of this scarce compilation, which ran to six volumes. Upper cover detached from volume 3, wear to edges and corners, armorial bookplates in all volumes, about very good otherwise. Previously published in the 1790s by Thompson, London. Engraved title pages and music in all volumes. For the three volumes:
250.00 CAD 125.00 CAD