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    Arcangelo Corelli. Opera Prima. XII Sonatas of three parts for two Violins and a Bass with A Through Bass for ye Organ Harpsicord or Arch Lute Engraved from ye Score and Carefully Corrected by ye best Italian Masters.[Sonate a Tre Due Violini e Violone Col Basso per L'Organo.] London: John Walsh (violins 1 & 2), John Johnson (organ), Richard Meares(cello), c1740. Krown & Spellman retail: $600. 4to. 4 vols. 4pts in each. Old calf-backed marbled boards, worn, spines defective, one cover off; printed calligraphic labels pasted over Walsh's imprints for John Young; old signature "R'd Murray" on t.p crossed-out. Engraved frontis, of Corelli by Van der Gucht after H. Howard mounted to endpaper (see Walsh bibliographies for a discussion of the varying portraits). From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: This set is made up from three different editions of these sonatas but all are contemporary c1720-1745. Smith and Humphries, Walsh,413.Hirsch III,160. RISM C3674,C3682, C3684

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