Item 2.68 - Autograph manuscript of Musical Composition: A Short Treatise for Students, by Sir Charles Stanford

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R./2.68

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Autograph manuscript of Musical Composition: A Short Treatise for Students, by Sir Charles Stanford

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  • Apr. 1911 (Creation)

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1 volume (27 x 22 cm), containing 193 leaves numbered i–iii, 1–190, with an unnumbered flyleaf at the front and another at the back. Bound in green leather.

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Presented by Sir Charles Stanford in 1912 (see the bookplate). The accession stamp is dated 30 Jan.

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Sir Charles Stanford

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Stamped on the spine, in the spaces between the bands: ‘MUSICAL | COMPOSITION’, ‘STANFORD’, ‘AUTOGRAPH MS.’, ‘1911’. The prefatory note is dated Apr. 1911.

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Published by Macmillan in 1911 (copy at 255.c.91.3 in this Library).

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