A general history of music : from the earliest ages to the present period : to which is prefixed, a dissertation on the music of the ancients
Printed for the author
4 v. : fronts. (incl. port.), ill. (incl. music), 9 pl. (part fold.) ; 28 cm.
First ed. A 2d ed. of v.1 was published in 1789; vol. 2 printed, like the other 3 vols., with the long s, and with a leaf of "corrections and additions" at end, differs in these and other particulars from a later printing, also dated 1782, but printed with the modern s, as is the 2d edition of vol. 1