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    Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Compilation of "Serious Songs and Drinking Songs"

    Recueil d'airs serieux et à boire. Duo à contrepoint simple et à contrepoint figuré, duo de basses, trio, recits de basses, vaudevilles, rondes de table et chansons à danser Livre des dessus. A Lyon: 1721.
    Small octavo (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches; 172 x 114 mm.). With a manuscript table of contents.
    Contemporary calf. Covers with gilt single fillet border; spine decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments with red leather label ruled and lettered in gilt; board edges decoratively tooled in gilt; green and gilt decorative endpapers; edges stained red. Early ink inscription at head of title: "ad usum F. N. G." From the library of John Carroll Collins, with his booklabel on front pastedown.


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