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Handel, George Frideric

The Messiah

Novello and Co, Ltd.

1890

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Description

Hand-painted vellum copy of Novello's Original Octavo Edition of Handel's The Messiah.

  • George Frideric Handel (German-British).
  • The Messiah: A Sacred Oratorio in Vocal Score Composed in the Year 1741 by G. F. Handel. Edited, and the Pianoforte Accompaniment Arranged by Vincent Novello.
  • "Novello's Original Octavo Edition."
  • London: Novello and Co, c. 1890.
  • 182 pages.
  • The front cover is painted with a border of foliage framed with angels playing instruments and reading in the corners, and the title written at the head and foot, enclosing a portrait of the Messiah surrounded by angels on a grid background.
  • Smooth spine painted with angel heads and a sacred monogram, plain endleaves, gilt edges.
  • Housed in a new green cloth drop-over box.

Condition Report

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Binding shows light rubbing with some flaking of the paint on the spine.

Internally the book has no foxing except for some light sporadic foxing on the title page.

Dimensions

Height: 10.25 inches / 26.04 cm
Width: 6.5 inches / 16.51 cm

Language

English

Subject

Music, Art, Religion, Fine bindings, Vellum

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