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Original Antique late 18th-Century to early 19th-Century Engraved Music Scores


Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp
with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

front cover

(18 pages total, see below to purchase)





Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp
with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

partial example of an inside spread (too large to scan entirely)

(18 pages total, see below to purchase)


Sonata for the Piano Forte or Harp
with a Violin Accompaniment Obligato

Respectfully Dedicated to the
Nobility and Gentry of Scotland

Composed by T. Watlen, late of the Royal Navy

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

18 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 10 x 13 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear
Front cover has a closed tear on the left edge
Still has original string binding, becoming loose

$75



Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps and a Song by E. Finch

Six New Marches with Quick Steps
and a Song by E. Finch

front cover

(10 pages total, see below to purchase)





Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps and a Song by E. Finch

Six New Marches with Quick Steps
and a Song by E. Finch

partial example of an inside spread (too large to scan entirely)

(10 pages total, see below to purchase)


Six New Marches with Quick Steps
and a Song by E. Finch

Edinburgh
Printed for the Author & Sold by Messrs Muire Wood & Co. Musical Instrument
Makers to His Majesty
No. 7 Leith Street; And by all the Music Sellers

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

10 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 10 x 13 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear
Front cover has a ink splotch in lower right corner
Still has original string binding, becoming loose

$50



Hart's Tenth Set of Quadrilles

Hart's Tenth Set of Quadrilles

front cover

(11 pages total, see below to purchase)





Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps and a Song by E. Finch

Hart's Tenth Set of Quadrilles

example of an inside page

(11 pages total, see below to purchase)


Hart's Tenth Set of Quadrilles
Selected from Carl Maria von Weber's
Celebrated Opera
Der Freyschutz
with their Proper Figures in French & English
as Danced at Almacks, the Nobility's Balls, and the
Assembly Rooms Ramsgate

Composed & Arranged for the Piano Forte or Harp,
and Respectfully Dedicated to Mrs. William Bosanquet
of East Cliff Lodge, Ramsgate

by Joseph Hart

London, Mayhew & Co Music Sellers to the Royal Family
17 Old Bond Street

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

11 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.25 x 13.325 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

No longer bound, pages are loose and somewhat trimmed
Cover has later Edinburgh music seller's sticker at bottom

$50



A Collection of Strathspey Reels

A Collection of Strathspey Reels

front cover

(40 pages total, see below to purchase)





A Collection of Strathspey Reels

A Collection of Strathspey Reels

example of an inside spread

(40 pages total, see below to purchase)


A Collection of Strathspey Reels
With a Bass
for the Violincello or Harpsichord
Most humbly Dedicated to her Grace
The Dutchess of Athold

by Niel Gow at Dunkeld

Edinburgh
Printed for the Author to be had of N. Stewart
Corrie & Sutherland & R. Bremner Edin. W. Napier London
& T. Aird Glasgow & at the other Music Shops in Town & Country

[undated, circa 1796-1813]

40 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.75 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

Still has original binding, front and back cover and several other pages have paper loss and/or tears that have been backed/stabilized

$50



A Fourth Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.
for the Piano Forte, Violin & Violoncello    A Fourth Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.
for the Piano Forte, Violin & Violoncello

A Fourth Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.

front and back cover

(40 pages total, see below to purchase)





A Collection of Strathspey Reels

A Fourth Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.

example of an inside spread

(40 pages total, see below to purchase)


A Fourth Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.
for the Piano Forte, Violin & Violoncello
Dedicated to the Right Honorable the Earl of Eglintoun

by Niel Gow at Dunkeld

Entered at Stationer's Hall
Edinburgh
Printed by Gow & Shepherd, Music Sellers N. 16 Princes Street
To be had of the author at Dunkeld & Gow, No. 31 Carnaby Street, Golden Sq., London:
where all the Author's Reels may be had

J. Johnson, sculpt, Edinburgh

[undated, circa 1796-1813]

40 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 10 x 13 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

Still has original binding, paper loss and damage to lower right corner throughout, other age-related defects to interior pages as to be expected, some pencil markings to scores

$50



A Select Collection of Original Dances, Waltzes, Marches & Minuets, etc.    A Select Collection of Original Dances, Waltzes, Marches & Minuets, &c.

A Select Collection of Original Dances, Waltzes, Marches & Minuets, &c.

front and back cover

(40 pages total, see below to purchase)





A Select Collection of Original Dances, Waltzes, Marches & Minuets, &c.

A Select Collection of Original Dances, Waltzes, Marches & Minuets, &c.

example of an inside spread

(40 pages total, see below to purchase)


A Select Collection of Original Dances, Waltzes, Marches & Minuets, &c.
Respectfully Dedicated to the Most Noble the Marchioness of Queensbury

Many of which are Composed, and the whole Arranged for the Piano Forte and Harp

by Nath. Gow


Edinburgh
Printed and Sold by Penson Robertson & Co., Music Saloon, 47 Princes St. (where may be had all Gow's works,)
Logiers Music Saloon, Sackville St, Dublin, And by Clementi & Co., 26 Cheapside, London, And the Principal Music Sellers in the Kingdom
(And of John gos, N. 30 Great Marlborough St., London.)

[undated, circa 1796-1813]

40 pages total, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.375 inches

Typical 250-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

Still has original binding, other age-related defects to interior pages as to be expected, owner's inked name and date (1815) on front cover

$60



The Fuzileers Quadrilles

The Fuzileers Quadrilles

front cover

(6 sheets total, see below to purchase)





Six Nen Marches with Quick Steps and a Song by E. Finch

The Fuzileers Quadrilles

example of an inside page

(6 sheets total, see below to purchase)


The Fuzileers Quadrilles
Including the much Admired
Le Henrico and Chasse Montaguarde

As Performed by the Band of the Royal Fuzileers and Danced at the Fashionable Quadrille Parties
to which is added the Favorite Waltz of Le Petit Chaperon Rouge
Arranged for the Piano Forte

by John Ledsam

Edinburgh
Printed for and Sold by Penson & Robertson at their Music Saloon, No. 17 Princes Street

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

12 pages total (6 sheets, some pages blank on back), see above sample page and cover

Size: approximately 9.375 x 13.375 inches

Typical 200-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

$30



Edina's Welcome to the Gallant 42nd Regiment

Edina's Welcome to the Gallant 42nd Regiment

page 1

(2 sheets total, see below to purchase)





Edina's Welcome to the Gallant 42nd Regiment

Edina's Welcome to the Gallant 42nd Regiment

page 2

(2 sheets total, see below to purchase)


Edina's Welcome to the Gallant 42nd Regiment

Dedicated to the Right Hon: The Lord Provost Magistrates of the City of Edinburgh
By their most devoted & very humble Servent
William Glass

Edinburgh
Printed for the Author and to be had at the Music Shops

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.25 inches

Typical 200-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

faint vertical and center folds, pencilled lyrics at end of song's lyrics on second page

$25



Welcome to Scotland

Welcome to Scotland

page 1, blank reverse

(2 sheets total, see below to purchase)





Welcome to Scotland

Welcome to Scotland

page 2, blank reverse

(2 sheets total, see below to purchase)


Welcome to Scotland
A Favourite Strathspey
To which is added Four Favorite Dances the whole
Carefully corrected by Nath. Gow

Dedicated to the Earl of [St. Moria's] (difficult to read thin copperplate script)

Printed and Sold by Gow & Shepherd Music Sellers, No. 16 Princes Street, Edinburgh
to be had also of John Gos, No. 34 Carnaly Street, Golden Square, London

[undated, circa 1796-1813]

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.25 inches

Typical 200-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

short tears at edges, stains, faint folds, overall a bit tattered and worn

$20



The Countess of Dalhousie's Strathspey

The Countess of Dalhousie's Strathspey

page 1, blank reverse

(2 sheets total, see below to purchase)





The Countess of Dalhousie's Strathspey

The Countess of Dalhousie's Strathspey

page 2, blank reverse

(2 sheets total, see below to purchase)


The Countess of Dalhousie's Strathspey
Composed by Nath. Gow
and the Ridicule a Reel (as a Medley composed by)
Mrs. Robertson of Lady-Kirk
To which are added Three Favourite Tunes

Edinburgh: Printed and Sold by Gow & Shepherd Music Sellers, No. 16 Princes Street, Edinburgh
to be had also of John Gos, No. 34 Carnaly Street, Golden Square, London

[undated, circa 1796-1813]

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.25 inches

Typical 200-year-old age-toning, edge and corner wear

short tears at edges, overall a bit worn

$20



When the Hollow Drum

When the Hollow Drum

front cover

(4 pages total – 2 sheets of paper, see below to purchase)





When the Hollow Drum

When the Hollow Drum

example of an inside page

(4 pages total – 2 sheets of paper, see below to purchase)


When the Hollow Drum
Sung by Mr. Bland in the Mountaineers

The Music by Dr. Arnold

London
Printed for G. Walker at his Music Warehouse
106 Great Portland Street

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

4 pages total (2 sheets of paper), see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.25 x 13.375 inches

Typical old age-toning, edge and corner wear

Still has original binding, front and back cover and several other pages have paper loss and/or tears that have been professionially backed with age-appropriate paper

$25



Ah! Ça Ira

Ah! Ça Ira

front cover

(2 sheets, see below to purchase)





Ah! Ça Ira

Ah! Ça Ira

example of an inside page

(2 sheets, see below to purchase)


Ah! Ça Ira

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold by Stewart & Co Music Sellers
South Bridge Street

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

2 sheets, see above sample pages

Size: approximately 9.25 x 13.375 inches

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$25



Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte

Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte

front side




Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte

Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte

back side


Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte|
dedicated with permission to
Miss Laurenson of Invereighty

by John Alexander

Walker & Anderson, Engravers & Printers

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.25 inches

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear, natural paper wrinkles

$20



Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte

Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte

front cover




Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte

Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte

example of inside pages


Six New Tunes arranged for the Piano Forte|
dedicated with permission to the
Right Hon. Lady Helen Ogilvy of Airly

by John Alexander

Walker & Anderson, Engravers & Printers

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.25 inches
2 sheets (4 pages, back cover is blank)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$25



Jessie, The flow'r of Dumblane

Jessie, The flow'r o' Dumblane

front cover




Jessie, The flow'r of Dumblane

Jessie, The flow'r o' Dumblane

example of inside pages


Jessie, The flow'r o' Dumblane
A Favorite Scottish Song,
Written by R. Tannahill,
Composed & Dedicated to his Friend
James Mcfarlan

London, by R.A. Smith

Engraved by Walker & Hutton, Edinburgh

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.125 x 13.25 inches
2 sheets (4 pages, back cover is blank)

Poorly-repaired tear using acidic sticky tape which leaves an acidic burn
Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$15



Gen. Lord Wellington's Grand March

Gen. Lord Wellington's Grand March

front cover (significant paper loss lower corner)




Gen. Lord Wellington's Grand March

Gen. Lord Wellington's Grand March

example of inside pages


Gen. Lord Wellington's Grand March
Composed, Arranged for the Piano Forte
& Respectfully Dedicated to
His Excellency

by Mr. Ross of Aberdeen

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold by MuirWood & Co., Music Sellers
and Musical Instrument Makers to his Majesty

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.25 inches
3 sheets (6 pages printed front and back)

Paper loss lower corner of front cover and opposite side of that sheet, Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$25



A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

front cover




A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

example of inside pages


A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts for Two Performers
on one Piano-Forte

by William Clarke

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold at J. Hamilton's Music Library
24 North Bridge, opposite Post Office

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.375 x 13.375 inches
2 sheets (4 pages, back cover is blank)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear and short edge tears, paper loss upper corner of cover/first page

$15



A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

front cover




A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

example of inside pages


A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts for Two Performers
on one Piano-Forte

by William Clarke

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold at J. Hamilton's Music Library
24 North Bridge, opposite Post Office

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.375 x 13.375 inches
2 sheets (4 pages, back cover is blank)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$15



A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

front cover




A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

example of inside pages


A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts for Two Performers
on one Piano-Forte

by William Clarke

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold at J. Hamilton's Music Library
24 North Bridge, opposite Post Office

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.375 x 13.375 inches
2 sheets (4 pages, back cover is blank)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$15



A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

front cover




A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

example of inside pages


A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts for Two Performers
on one Piano-Forte

by William Clarke

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold at J. Hamilton's Music Library
24 North Bridge, opposite Post Office

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.375 x 13.375 inches
2 sheets (4 pages, back cover is blank)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$15



A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

front cover




A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

example of inside pages


A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts for Two Performers
on one Piano-Forte

by William Clarke

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold at J. Hamilton's Music Library
24 North Bridge, opposite Post Office

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.375 x 13.375 inches
2 sheets (4 pages, back cover is blank)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$15



A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

front cover




A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts

example of inside pages


A Selection of National Airs
arranged as Easy-Duetts for Two Performers
on one Piano-Forte

by William Clarke

Edinburgh
Printed and Sold at J. Hamilton's Music Library
24 North Bridge, opposite Post Office

[undated, circa late 1700s to early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.375 x 13.375 inches
2 sheets (4 pages, back cover is blank)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$15



Life in London

Life in London

page 1 of 6




Life in London

Life in London

page 3 of 6


Life in London

A New Song by Pierce Egan, set to Music by A. Voight

London
Printed for Sherwood, Neely & Jones, Paternoster Row

[circa 1821]

Size: approximately 12.75 x 9 inches
3 sheets (6 pages) with folds, as issued

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear

$35



G. Walker's Collection of Favorite Dances
for the Piano Forte or Violin

G. Walker's Collection of Favorite Dances
for the Piano Forte or Violin

page 1 of 4




Life in London

G. Walker's Collection of Favorite Dances
for the Piano Forte or Violin

page 3 of 4, opposite side is blank except for inkings of a previous owner


G. Walker's Collection of Favorite Dances
for the Piano Forte or Violin

London
Printed for G. Walker, Publisher of Books and Music
105 & 106 Great Portland St.

[circa early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.25 x 12.675 inches
2 sheets printed front and back (last page blank)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear, short tears/stains/foxing, inked notes from a previous owner, some discoloration upper corner

$10



Alice Brand
A Ballad from the Lady of the Lake

Alice Brand
A Ballad from the Lady of the Lake

side 1




Life in London

G. Walker's Collection of Favorite Dances
for the Piano Forte or Violin

page 3 of 4, opposite side is blank except for inkings of a previous owner


Alice Brand
A Ballad from the Lady of the Lake

Set to Music by Mr. Hook,
Exclusively for No. 8 New Series La Belle Assemble

[circa early 1800s]

Size: approximately 11.25 x 9.875 inches
1 sheet printed front and back

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear, short tears/stains/foxing, please refer to enlargements provided

$10



[8 Random pages (4 sheets) of Scotch Airs, Reels, and Songs]

[8 Random pages (4 sheets) of Scotch Airs, Reels, and Songs]

sample 1




[8 Random pages (4 sheets) of Scotch Airs, Reels, and Songs]

[8 Random pages (4 sheets) of Scotch Airs, Reels, and Songs]

sample 1


8 Random pages (4 sheets) of Scotch Airs, Reels, and Songs

Some titles present: Tweed Side, Gilderoy, The Gentle Shepherd, Anna, The Birks of Endermay, My Apron Dearie, The Yellow Hair'd Laddie

[circa early 1800s]

Size: approximately 9.125 x 13 inches
4 sheets printed front and back (total of 8 pages, random — and not necessarily complete or related, but probably from the same song book)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear, short tears/stains/foxing, please refer to enlargements provided

$25



[Handwritten score of a Polish Ronde]

[Handwritten score of a Polish Rondo]

page 1




[Handwritten score of a Polish Ronde]

[Handwritten score of a Polish Rondo]

sample 2


[Handwritten score of a Polish Rondo]

[circa early 1800s]

Size: approximately 8.125 x 13 inches
2 sheets handwritten front and back (total of 4 pages)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear, please refer to enlargements provided

$25



[Handwritten score of a Polish Ronde]

[2 sheets of Handwritten scores]

sheet 1, Croppies Lie Down (continues on back side)




[Handwritten score of a Polish Ronde]

[2 sheets of Handwritten scores]

sheet 2, "march"? title not legible, but is present at top


[2 sheets of Handwritten scores]

[circa early 1794-1800]

Sheet 1 Size: approximately 9 x 11.75 inches
Sheet 2 Size: approximately 8 x 8.125 inches
both on chain-laid paper, with 1794 watermark on second sheet

2 sheets handwritten front and back (total of 4 pages)

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear, please refer to enlargements provided

$20



Will ye go to the ewe bughts Marion
Duncan Davison

Will ye go to the ewe bughts Marion
Duncan Davison

one sheet, blank reverse

[circa early 1800s]

Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 13.375 inches

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear, please refer to enlargement provided

$10



Nath Gow cover

A Collection of much admired
Marches, Quick Steps, Airs, &c

one sheet, blank reverse

[circa 1796-1813]

Sheet Size: approximately 9.25 x 13.5 inches

Typical age-toning, edge and corner wear, staining, wrinkles, please refer to enlargement provided

$5



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