The History Of Music, Emil Naumann, 5 Volume Set Special Edition. Complete.
By Emil Naumann, translated by F. Prager and edited by Rev Sir F A Gore Ouseley, Professor of Music in the University of Oxford. With a series of portraits reproduced in photogravure and numerous illustrations.
Published by Cassell & Company limited, London, Paris and Melbourne.
Undated but believed to be the first English edition circa 1886.
Special Edition - for subscription only and each volume has a bound in leaf to confirm at the beginning of the books.
A very good set overall - attractive and well produced. Some scuffing and bumping to blue cloth covers, with gilt ornamentation. Text is generally very clean and bright but with foxing to extremities and around full page plates and fold-outs. Presentation annotation to each volume and neat owner's signature on each book.
A handsome set weighing almost 4kg unpacked.
Approximate dimensions: each volume 235mm high x 170mm wide x 25mm deep.