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Callcott, Dr. [John Wall]. Musical Grammar, In Four Parts. Boston: West & Blake, and Manning & Loring, [1810]. First American edition. Duodecimo. Contemporary and probably original marbled calf with red label gilt. Minor staining to endleaves, a very good copy, entirely unsophisticated.
First American Edition, a pleasing copy. Callcott was born in Kensington, London. He was a pupil of Haydn, and is celebrated mainly for his glee compositions and "catches". In the best known of his catches he ridiculed Sir John Hawkins' History of Music. (#kfk295) $450.00

 

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