Paris: Christophe Ballard, 1705.
Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #045602
Contemporary full calf general wear and rubbing, corners worn and slightly bumped, discoloration to rear cover, but sound and attractive overall. Bookplate and bookseller ticker on front pastedown. Scattered minor paper flaws and foxing, small repair in one margin and to the verso of the first folding table, trimmed a little close in a few spots. xii, 5-380pp. Catalogue of Early Books on Music 13.
An attractive copy of this early music dictionary by the the composer and lexicographer. It serves as not only an important early dictionary, but also an important bibliography as the final seciton "catalogue des auteurs" lists over 900 authors that Brossard found central to the history of music. Second edition, the first octavo, the first edition was published in folio in 1703.
Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Music; Inventory No: 045602.