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Divine Harmony; or a New Collection of Select Anthems, Us'd at Her Majesty's Chappels Royal, Westminster Abbey, St. Pauls, Windsor, Both Universities, Eaton and Most Cathedrals in Her Majesty's Dominions by  William] [Croft - First Edition - 1712 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000204)

Divine Harmony; or a New Collection of Select Anthems, Us'd at Her Majesty's Chappels Royal, Westminster Abbey, St. Pauls, Windsor, Both Universities, Eaton and Most Cathedrals in Her Majesty's Dominions

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Divine Harmony; or a New Collection of Select Anthems, Us'd at Her Majesty's Chappels Royal, Westminster Abbey, St. Pauls, Windsor, Both Universities, Eaton and Most Cathedrals in Her Majesty's Dominions

by [Croft, William]

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
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London: S. Keble, C. King and J. Hazard, 1712. [8], 104pp, [8], vi, [2]. Full contemporary morocco for Queen Anne, later reback and repairs to corners, raised bands, spine in six panels, with gilt roundel and volutes to each panel, covers with gilt panel, with crowned royal cipher of Queen Anne to the four corners and volute pyramid tool to the middle of each side, in the centre of the front cover in gilt is 'Chapl Royal St James's', a.e.g. with comb and curl marbled endpapers (differing patterns to front and rear). Rubbed to corners with tiny amount of loss to morocco on rear cover, eighteenth century ink inscription of 'Compton Place' to reverse of front marbled endpaper, modern 'Arts Department' ink stamp to reverse of ffep, otherwise internally quite bright and clean. Ruled in red throughout. The anthems include works by Blow, Purcell, Aldrich and Croft himself. Ten locations worldwide on Estc. See BL shelfmark c68b6 for an almost identical example in black morocco. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. 12mo.

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000204
Title
Divine Harmony; or a New Collection of Select Anthems, Us'd at Her Majesty's Chappels Royal, Westminster Abbey, St. Pauls, Windsor, Both Universities, Eaton and Most Cathedrals in Her Majesty's Dominions
Author
[Croft, William]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
S. Keble, C. King and J. Hazard
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1712
Keywords
Noisbn, Royal Binding, Fine Binding, Songs, Anthems, Lyrics, Queen Anne
Size
12mo

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
A.N.
The book is pristine and free of any defects, in the same condition as ...[more]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.

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