A massive undertaking with each volume containing a biographical sketch of the great composers and the balance of the book contains musical scores of their classic compositions. Slight shelf wear and minor soiling, several of the litho plates are loose and two title pages are loose, but present. Overall a Very Good set and very unusual to find in this condition. Each volume has a lithographed frontis. portrait with a tissue-guard. There are illustrations in the biographic sections and lithographed plates in the musical scores sections. Tipped into Vol. 20 is a pagination sheet for the volumes. There is also an index to the music. The volumes are unusually numbered with the text portions and the music separately numbered. collectively numbered and there are 676 pages of text and 1640 pages of music. Uniformly bound in tan cloth with brown-stamped title and a gilt-stamped harp on front cover. Spine has brown-stamped title with the volume number in gilt. There is no dust jacket which is as issued. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE CENTURY LIBRARY OF MUSIC, IN TWENTY ...
Publisher: Century Company, 1900-1901.
Publication Date: 1900
Edition: 1st edition..
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