1760. London: Printed only for Thomas Hope... 1760.
8vo, lvi, xxii, 303, (1), xlviii, iv, ii, iv, 128, (8) pp. engraved plates, woodcut tale pieces and in-text illustrations. Full crushed green morocco with wide gilt-tooled borders, gilt panelled backstrip with raised bands, red leather onlays and gilt-stamped label, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Backstrip a trifle faded and joints rubbed, upper hinge weak, light scuff on upper board, still a handsome binding on a clean well-margined copy.
§ First edition to be edited by Sir John Hawkins, music historian and a magistrate. ESTC T84919. Item #110545