The Theater of Music, Or, a Choice Collection of the Newest and Best Songs Sung at the Court and Public Theaters the Words Composed by the Most Ingenious Wits of the Age (1685)

The Theater of Music, Or, a Choice Collection of the Newest and Best Songs Sung at the Court and Public Theaters the Words Composed by the Most Ingenious Wits of the Age (1685)

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  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 535g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240951604
  • 9781240951604