London: Printed for R. Phillips, Sold by T. Hurst. . 1st edition (BMC CE Vol 4, 895; Watt I, 176t). xxxiii, , . 1 pp advert at rear. Printed on wove paper. Inserted, fold-out sheet of musical score (which is included in pagination). Other, intratextual, musical scores. 8vo: [a]-b8 B-T8 U4. 10 cm x 16.5 cm. Contemporary red half leather with marbled boards & eps. Flat back, with gilt lettering, & single horizontal rules. VG (edge wear/short snag to leather at head of spine/contemporary pos in upper margin of a2[r]//marbled paper offset to adjacent blank leaf). Item #16453
A popular work by this popular author of music-oriented works, that went through many editions during his lifetime.