Roger Gaskell Rare Books

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DEVIENNE, Francois (1759–1803)

DEVIENNE, Francois (1759–1803)

Paris:  chez Janet et Cotelle ... et libraires rue Neuve des Petits Champs No. 17 vis-à-vis le Trésor Royal,  [1795?]
Binding: Contemporary calf over marbled boards. Head of spine defective, corners bumped and worn.
Provenance: ‘Sanetzsotilles’ [uncertain], early owner’s stamp on title; ‘Etermand’, pencil signature on endleaf.
£500


Most influential early flute tutor, enlarged edition for four-keyed flute.

PADDON, John (fl. 1793–1834)

London:  [colophon to Musical Catechism:] printed by G. Schulze; [imprint on titlepage to cards:] printed by Edward Bridgewater,  1820
Binding: Original pink printed boards. Joints cracked and spine partly missing but with printed title intact; library class mark label pasted to upper board, and yellow marker attached to spine with adhesive tape.
Provenance: Kansas City Public Library with bookplate on pastedown, barcode on free endleaf and stamps on enleaves and p. 3 of text.
£650