Historic Sheet Music Collection

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No. 4

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... a collection of the most admired Italian, German, Spanish, Venetian, Sicilian, Irish, Scotch, Welsh, and English national melodies, collated & adapted in the clearest & most familiar manner with the leading fingering for incipient performers upon the piano forte ... and intended (as recreative exercises) immediately to follow his popular book of instructions for that instrument, in four books, each containing twelve favorite airs.

Price 3/- each book.



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