The Bardic Museum, of Primitive British Literature; and Other Admirable Rarities; Forming the Second Volume of the Musical, Poetical, and Historical Relicks of the Welsh Bards and Druids . . EDWARD JONES, COMPILER.

The Bardic Museum, of Primitive British Literature; and Other Admirable Rarities; Forming the Second Volume of the Musical, Poetical, and Historical Relicks of the Welsh Bards and Druids . . .

Publisher: London: Printed by A. Strahan for the Author, 1802.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Binding somewhat worn; front hinge starting; but quite a nice copy in the original state.
Book ID: 21607

Description

Folio, original tan quarter sheep navy paper covered boards, printed paper label. Hand-colored frontis by Rowlandson, woodcut tail-piece and 51 pages of engraved sheet music.

Comments

¶ The companion volume to Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784) and a fine, handsome documentation of Welsh music and poetry by Edward Jones (1752-1824), a musical scholar and musician. Included are grammatical rules of Welsh poetry, Bardic triads, British proverbs, odes and verses, and a dialogue between Arthur and Guinevere.

Price: $1,500.00

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