A Treatise of Musick, Speculative, Practical and Historical. Containing an Explication of the ...

A Treatise of Musick, Speculative, Practical and Historical. Containing an Explication of the Philosophical and Rational Grounds and Principles thereof; The Nature and Office of the Scale of Musick; The whole Art of Writing Notes; And the General Rules of Composition. .

MALCOLM, Alexander (1685 - 1763)

Published by Printed for J. Osborn and T. Longman, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1730
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Octavo. contemporary brown calf tooled in blind, spine with five raised bands, compartments decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges stained brown. Illustrated with six fold out plates, chapter heads and tails. With the "Ode on the Power of Musick, Inscrib'd to Mr. Malcolm . by Mr. Mitchell". "I have no secret history to entertain my reader with, or rather to be impertient with, concerning the occasion of my studyig, writing, or publishing any thing upon this subject [music] . if there be a fault, it lies somewhere else; for, to be plain, I have taken allt he pains I could. . Of the original and various significations of the word "Musick," you'll have an account in the beginning of chap.14. ." -from the Introduction. Spine ends and joints worn, else fine. With occasional old notations, pp. 586-607 with considerable marginalia This is actually the Edinburgh 1721 first edition with a new title page and a cancel at b4. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Treatise of Musick, Speculative, Practical...
Publisher: Printed for J. Osborn and T. Longman, in Pater-Noster-Row
Publication Date: 1730

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