Essays On Song-Writing

by Aikin, John

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London: Printed for Joseph Johnson, 1772. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary vellum, beautiful spine label. Aside from some very minor browning, a fine copy with the bookplate of James Martin. The very scarce first edition of Aikin's contribution to eighteenth-century song theory. The book was initially published anonymously, as was a number of Aikin's early literary and political efforts. Aikin (1747-1822)… Read more
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Warrington: Printed By William Eyres, For Joseph Johnson, 1774., 1774. 8vo. pp. xix, 286 modern quarter calf over older cloth sides (some modest foxing throughout). Second Edition (first: 1772) of this scholarly examination of song-writing and pastoral poetry by the English physician and man of letters. "[Aikin’s] elegant scholarship gave a natural polish to all that he wrote, and his… Read more
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London: R.H. Evans, 1810. hardcover. near fine. Title page vignette. xxviii, 352pp. Short 8vo, handsomely bound in 19th century tan polished calf (a bit rubbed); marbled page edges. London: Printed for R.H. Evans, 1810. A New Edition with Additions and Corrections, and a Supplement by R. H. Evans.<br/><br/> A work first published in 1772, by the Scottish physician… Read more
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London: Printed for R.H. Evans by W. Bulmer & Co, 1810. xxviii,352pp. Title vignette. BOUND WITH: Dalrymple, Alexander (ed.). A COLLECTION OF ENGLISH SONGS, with an Appendix of Original Pieces. London: Printed by William Bennett. 1796. 172;34pp. Old gilt calf, outer hinges somewhat rubbed.
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Warrington: William Eyres, 1774 2021-02-01. Hardcover. Fair. William Eyres, Warrington, second Ed., 1774, 8vo., 286pp., full leather, raised bands. Scattered foxing, hinges cracked, front hinge only held by top band, heavy chipping to leather. Well packaged, ships with tracking.
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Essays On Song-Writing; with a Collection of Such English Songs As Are Most Eminent for Poetical Merit

by John Aikin

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Nabu Press, 2010-01-07. Paperback. Good.
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Essays On Song-Writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs As Are Most Eminent for Poetical Merit

by John Aikin

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