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La Musa Madrigalesca or a Collection of Madrigals, Ballets, Roundelays, Etc. Chiefly of the Elizabethan Age

by Oliphant, Thomas

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket as Issued

London: Calkin and Budd, 1837. Apparent First Edition . 3/4 Calf/Marbled Boards. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Contains 338 pp., spine and corners scuffed, marbled boards rubbed, leather label on spine is missing. Contents are tight and clean.

  • Bookseller: Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000519
  • Title: La Musa Madrigalesca or a Collection of Madrigals, Ballets, Roundelays, Etc. Chiefly of the Elizabethan Age
  • Author: Oliphant, Thomas
  • Format/binding: 3/4 Calf/Marbled Boards
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Apparent First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Calkin and Budd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1837
  • Keywords: Madrigal, Madrigals, Roundelay, Roundelays, Ballet, Ballets, Elizabethan Age, Music History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Performing Arts - Music, Dance, Theatre;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall


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