A Select Collection of English Songs (3 vols)

[RITSON Joseph] 1752-1803

VG, 1st ed, 1 plate, 19 illustrations, 3 vols, 377 songs. In contemporary tree calf boards, decorative gilt edge tooling, edges a little rubbed. New spines, to style, decorative gilt and blind tooling, titles in gilt to red and green…

£950 | Published: 1783 | Publisher: J Johnson

A Select collection of original Welsh airs adapted for the voice united to characteristic English poetry : Never before published. With introductory & concluding symphonies and accompaniments for the piano forte or harp, violin & violoncello

[THOMSON George] - editor 1757-1851

Uncommon. First edition, three folio volumes, 3 pls (B&W) & 3 engraved title pages, in modern half calf over the original printed boards, some blind tooling. Vol 1, 1809, frontis, engraved title page, [1], 2-6, [1] index, [1] adverts, 1-30 pp,…

£600 | Published: 1809 | Publisher: Printed & Sold b Preston; & G. Thomson

Alawon fy Ngwlad The Lays of my Land (Bennett's Collection of Welsh Airs).

BENNETT Nicholas 1823-1899. (EVANS D. Emlyn - arranger) 1843-1913.

Harp Music in Wales [1896], In gilt printed bevelled cloth, faded at head, tips rubbed. Spine, faded gilt titles, edges bumped. Internally, dedication, 2 * portrait frontices, title with vignette, [10], [1], (ii-xviii), 165 pp (musical…

£300 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Bayley and Ferguson

Manchester Ballads Thirty-Five Facsimile Street Ballads

BOARDMAN Harry & PALMER Roy - editors

Printed white, stiff portfolio containing an introduction on 2 leaves followed by the 35 Ballads, loose, as issued double leaves, words and music, in pristine condition. (295*210 mm). These ballads cover a period from the late 18c to the late…

£100 | Published: 1983 | Publisher: City of Manchester Education Committee

Some Remarks on Certain Vocal Traditions in Wales


Bound in its original green card covers, some light wear, [2], 3-57 pp, music score & 2 illustrations, some pages uncut. Read before the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 27th January, 1910. Stiff Card Covers, First Welsh Edition. An attempt…

£50 | Published: 1910 | Publisher: Cymmrodorion Society

The Chief of St. Athans; and Words to Welsh Melodies; with other Poems.

HALL William [Dr] 1745-1823

VG, 1st ed, 1822. In modern paper spine, over the original boards, corners & edges bumped & worn, some short tears to lower cover. Spine, faded title to paper label. Internally, errata, half title, [4], (vi-x), [2], [1], 2-126 pp, gift…

£125 | Published: 1822 | Publisher: W Simpkin and R Marshall

The Bardic Museum,

JONES Edward 1752-1824

1802, 1st ed, VG, 1 pl . In modern brown buckram, titles to spine in gold. Internally, new brown endpapers, binders stamp to fpd (Delrue), frontis, [3], (iv-xx), [1], 2-112 pp, 1 pl (coloured), 1 illustration, 2 printers devices, 1-60 text,…

£250 | Published: 1802 | Publisher: Edward Jones

A Choice Collection of Fifty-One Welsh Airs,

JONES Edward 1752-1824

Bound in modern green cloth with title in gilt on black cloth label to front cover. Internally, new endpapers, small note tipped on to ffep, title page has some browning to edges, top corner repaired, index to the airs followed by the Airs…

£225 | Published: 1863 | Publisher: H Humphreys

Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: Bound WITH: The Bardic Museum

JONES Edward 1752-1824 [Bardd the Brenin]

1794 & 1802 VG, in half calf over marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners & edges rubbed, worn along joints. Spine, gilt tooling and titles, top board cracked at head. Internally, 1794, frontis (B&W), [2] engraved dedication, [1], (ii-iv), 123…

£365 | Published: 1794 | Publisher: Printed for the Author

Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: (The Songs and Airs Only)

JONES Edward 1752-1824 [Bardd y Brenin]

VG, 1811, 3rd ed, 2nd part of 1st col. In contemporary boards, corners & edges bumped & worn. 20c soiled paper spine, printed titles to paper label. Internally, frontis, [4], 124-185 pp, 1 pl, music scores (104 approx), words and some…

£200 | Published: 1811 | Publisher: Edward Jones

The Bardic Museum, of Primitive British Literature;

JONES Edward 1752-1824 Bardd y Brenin

1802, VG, 1st ed, 1 pl. In modern quarter cloth with blue marbled boards, spine with printed title. Internally, new endpapers, no inscriptions, frontis, figures drawn by Ibbetson, landscape by J Smith and etched by Rowlandson, [3], (iv-xx), [1],…

£250 | Published: 1802 | Publisher: Edward Jones

The Welsh Harper, Being an Extensive Collection of Welsh Music,

PARRY John 1710-1782 (Bardd Alaw)

1st ed, G, 1 pl. In relaid green cloth, tiles and coat of arms in gilt. New green cloth spine, titles in gilt. Internally, red endpapers, frontis, [3], 8 only, [1], 4-6, 144 pp music, 1 pl, (of 3, 2nd pl the frontis tipped in), pagination a bit…

£100 | Published: 1839 | Publisher: D'Almaine and Co

A Selection of Welsh Melodies, with Symphonies and Accompaniments

PARRY John 1776-1851

VG, 1st ed, 1 pl, 2nd number. In modern quarter green cloth with blue marbled boards, printed label to spine. Internally, new endpapers, advert, engraved title page with vignette, [5], 64 pp, 1 pl (eng tp vig dated 1821) music scores with words…

£350 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: J Power

The Beauties of Caledonia (Vol 1 only)

PARRY John 1776-1851 [Bardd Alaw - master of song)].

G, c1820's. In new quarter paper spine with contemporary printed boards, corners and edges a little bumped and worn, printed title to spine on paper label. Internally, no inscriptions, engraved titlepage, [1], 2-145 pp music and words,…

£150 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Goulding, D'Almaine, Potter & CO