Engraved Music

[Billardon de Sauvigny, Louis-Edme]. HISTOIRE AMOUREUSE, de Pierre Le Long, et de Sa Tres Honnaree Dame Blanche Bazu, Ecritte par Iceluy. La Musique par Mr. Philidor.

Londres (i.e. Paris): No pub, 1765. 12mo. (2),142pp. Copper engraved title, frontispiece and 3 large copper engraved head-pieces. At back (pp. 121–138) are 18 pages of copper engraved music with lyrics. Finely bound in 19th century black morocco and marbled boards. Some light text soiling, but quite nice. The first edition of a libertine novel, with the music attributed to the great chess master, F. A. D. Philidor. Gay-Lemmonyer II. 468.


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Stock Code: 1197B18 Collections: ,


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