THE FIRST MUSIC BOOK; or, Gamut & Time Table in Verse. Price six pence.
London: Dean & Son, No date (inscribed 1853). 8 leaves printed on one side only, the first and last pasted to the wrappers as issued. Illustrated with hand-coloured engraved woodcut title and seven other hand-coloured wood-engravings throughout. Original pictorial green wrappers. 247 x 169 mm. Small piece of the wrapper lost from lower front corner; spine expertly repaired; ownership inscription and foot of title; else very good. Issued in Dean’s Aunt Busy-Bee’s series. The text is a revised version of Charlotte Finch’s Gamut and Time-Table, in Verse first published, circa 1825. Oppenheimer 938.