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    Eighteenth Century Music Book. The front pastedown reads, "Maria Reads/ Musick Book/ May 18th, 1786." The book contains handwritten music and words to numerous popular songs (mostly Scottish and French) of the late eighteenth century. Toned pages with occasion tears. The book's boards are worn. Minor foxing throughout.

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    Some pages contain quotations of various poems, including one from the London Magazine, or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 37 (1768). Examples of some of the songs with music are "Braes of Ballandine", "[Farewell to] Lochaber", "The Yellow hair'd Laddie", "Lady Coventry's Menuet", "Washingtons Resine", "Roschambeaus Return", and "Free Mason". Many more are included. The endpapers contain various doodles and drawings.

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    October, 2010
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