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Auction 179, Lot 845


"[Music] [A Loyal Song] for Two Voices [and] The Spinning Wheel [and] Damon and Flavella",

Subject: Music

Period: 1754 (circa)

Publication: Clio and Euterpe or British Harmony

Color: Hand Color

4.5 x 8 inches
11.4 x 20.3 cm

Henry Roberts engraved and published this collection of songs from the eighteenth century and sold them in his shop near Hand Alley almost opposite Great Turn-Stile, Holborn in London. This bifolium of music includes four lovely engraved scenes that are adapted to the songs and illustrate the dress and architecture of the period. The three songs included on this bifolium are "A Loyal Song for Two Voices," "The Spinning Wheel," and "Damon and Flavella."


Condition: B+

Light soiling with several short tears in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/16/2020