foreword by editor, list of colour plates and list of monochrome plates and index. The text is illustrated with four colour plates and 39 monochrome plates. Blue coloured boards with gilt embossed illustration to the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the book corners and to the backstrip edges. Browning and foxing to the text block edges. Offset tanning and light browning to the endpapers and age toning to the internal text. Colour illustrated dustwrapper white background with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and small closed tears to the top and bottom backstrip edges. Heavy rubbing to the rear dustwrapper panel along with some handling marks and yellowing of the background. A book about the history of music, arranged alphabetically. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 508 pages, the last two pages blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Music ; Inventory No: 0107702.