La Musa Madrigalesca 1837 Thomas Oliphant Musical Collection Old Leather BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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La Musa Madrigalesca; or A Collection of Madrigals, Ballets, Roundelays, Etc., Chiefly of the Elizabethan Age, with Remarks and Annotations, by Thomas Oliphant.
Published 1837, London by Calkin and Budd.
338 pages. Text in English.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, embossed compartment decorations, marbled covers, edges, and end papers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, joints scuffed but leather remains supple. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W.