Handel, George Frederic. (1685-1759)

A New Edition of Six Concertos for the Harpsichord or Organ

London: Printed for Wright & Wilkinson Successors to the late Mr. Walsh. [ca. 1784]. Title page; v.b.; [i] 2-18, 20-48 pp. Engraved throughout.  The whole disbound, loose pages contained in a contemporary paper and cloth wrapper, ticket affixed to front cover reading "No. 177 Library Book./ Handel's Six Concerto's./ I. Hedgley,/ No. 12., Ebury Street, Pimlico,/ Music Seller, and Tuner,/ by Appointment to/ H.R.M. the Princess Augusta./ Music lent out on hire."  Later ownership signature "B. Gipps" written to upper right corner, armorial bookplate of the musician Ernest Bryan Gipps, brother of the composer Ruth and leader of the Folkestone Municipal Orchestra in the 1930s, affixed to inside cover, occasional notations written throughout in an early hand, heavy toning to outer wrapper else in fine condition.  10 x 12.5 inches (25.4 x 37.8 cm.). Smith 16 (p. 227).  (19019)

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