Burney, Charles (1726-1814)
A General History Of Music, From The Earliest Ages To The Present Period.
Printed for the Author: London, 1789. Second edition of Vol. I; First EditionS of Vols. II-IV. Large quarto. Attractive new brown linen binding with leather labels. Overall crisp, fine copies; a couple of plates with light foxing.
Portrait of Burney (after the Reynolds painting) in the first volume, and engraved plates throughout including several foldouts and many musical examples.