[Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. (1756-1791)] Barrington, Daines.
Miscellanies By the Honourable Daines Barrington - WITH ENGRAVING OF MOZART AT AGE 7
London: Printed by J. Nichols. 1781. First Edition.
Large 4to (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.; 292 x 215 mm). Folding pedigree chart, five tables, two maps (one folding), engraved portrait, 19th century half calf, front board detached, head of spine chipped and lacking, internally fine throughout.
This work contains the celebrated "Account of a Very Remarkable Young Musician," a detailed description of the young Mozart's visit to London in 1764--65, with an engraved portrait by P. Cook, reprinted from the Philosophical Transactions, lx (1770). The Miscellanies also contain tracts and discourses on the North Pole and on natural historical themes.