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Antique Prints - Music, Theatre and Stage

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Theatres
Theatre buildings will be found in the various topography sections.
ie  Covent Garden Theatre prints will be in:
                Prints - UK - London 

Subject to availability there maybe some theatre related prints in the following sections:
        Prints  -  Illustrative / Comical /Satirical /Caricature -  Dr Syntax
        Prints  -  Illustrative / Comical /Satirical /Caricature -  Real Life in London

Composers
Composers are likely to be found in:
        Prints - History - People 
Posters
Subject to availability theatre posters and play bills will be found in the Ephemera section
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Music from China        Didot 1748    Copper Engraving.     size: 240 x 190 mm
Ref  SEE001               22.00 (+P&P)

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Music - a 10 page tutorial              Andrew Bell  c1780 
Copper engravings     size: 200 x 240 mm    
5 sheets (10 pages)  
Ref  GAP101              28.00 (+P&P)
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Sheet Music of 1758    taken from London Magazine   Nov 1758
A stiring, patriotic, ditty called ' A New Song for 3 Voices' 
Three fanatical verses on the lines of 
Britannia's sons Rejoice, to George exalt your voice, God save the King  .....

The iPod download of the 18th century!  
Ref  FLE003               18.00  (+P&P)
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Sheet Music of 1758    taken from London Magazine    1758
12 pages of assorted songs and ditties of a harmless nature.
Subject matter is mostly of lonely shepherds, love songs and
country dance music.
Ref  FLE008         (all 12 sheets)      18.00  (+P&P)  click image for enlargement
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Sheet Music of 1737    taken from Calliope  or 
English Harmony- a collection of English and Scots songs ...
 
Engraved & sold by Henry Roberts   1739

Words from The Spectator
Copper engraving    size:   120 x 210 mm

Ref  IJP040           18.00  (+P&P)  click image for enlargement
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Sheet Music of 1798    taken from European Magazine and London Review  1798
A stiring, patriotic, propaganda ditty called ' A Loyal Song'  by Captain Morrice.
Five verses of politically incorrect lyrics encouraging hatred and bloodshed toward the French.
Not to be performed in public, or in a loud voice!
Ref  FLE003               22.00  (+P&P)  click image for enlargement
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Sheet Music of  1772       taken from The London Magazine of 1772     size: 250 x 190 mm
Hymen's Holiday.  A Wedding Ode
A few folds, no splits
Ref  FGE004              15.00   (+P&P)
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Sheet Music of  1772       taken from The London Magazine of 1772     size: 250 x 190 mm
The Happy Shepherd
A few folds, no splits
Ref  FGE003              15.00   (+P&P)
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Sheet Music of  1772       taken from The London Magazine of 1772     size: 250 x 190 mm
The Triumph of Bacchus 
Split across width of sheet
Ref  FGE006              10.00  (+P&P) 

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Sheet Music of  1772       taken from The London Magazine of 1772     size: 250 x 190 mm
An Old Pastoral Song 
Split in vertical fold
Ref  FGE005              10.00   (+P&P)
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print Sheet Music of  1755       taken from The Gentlemans Magazine of 1755     size: 120 x 200 mm
The Lost Shepherd 
Set by Mr Oswald
Ref  MGP003              10.00   (+P&P)
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print Sheet Music of  1755       taken from The Gentlemans Magazine of 1755     size: 120 x 200 mm
Rule Britannia   set to Music 
6 verses ( 3 over the page) of patriotic & nationalistic war cries.
Originally put to music in 1740
Ref  MGP004             18.00   (+P&P)
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Sheet Music of  1765     size: 120 x 200 mm
1 sheets of music from the Universal magazine of 1765 featuring 
"The Virgin's Complaint" anon   

Ref  HAE001          10.00 (+P&P)

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Sheet Music of  1765     size: 120 x 200 mm
1 sheet of music from the Universal magazine of 1765 featuring 
"Proper Fanny"    anon   

Ref  HAE002          10.00 (+P&P)

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Sheet Music of  1823         Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
Recititive and Air composed by Mr W Watson
size: 310 x 230 mm     Double sided
Ref  HCP162          10.00 (+P&P)
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Sheet Music of  1823         Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
Haydn's Celebtated Minuet of the Ox
size: 310 x 230 mm   
Ref  HCP163          10.00 (+P&P)
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Sheet Music of  1823         Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
Recititive and Air composed by Mr W Watson
size: 310 x 230 mm    
Ref  HCP164          10.00 (+P&P)
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6 Sheets Music of  1753     size: 120 x 200 mm
6 sheets of music from the Gentlemans Magazine of 1753 featuring 
"Miranda" , " Morton's Maggot",  "Plain Truth",
"Buningford Assembly",  "The Hazel-Eyed Maid",
"Minuet" , "The Happy Swain" and
an Arabic Song  ( scripted also in arabic)

Ref  HEP034          22.00 (+P&P)

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Sheet Music of  1786         The Lady's Magazine  1786
Canzenet,  Words by Matt Prior.  Music by the late Mr Travers, Organist and Composer to his Majesty
size: 240 x 200 mm, tight top margin.  Printed both sides.  
Ref  JKP164          10.00 (+P&P)
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Chimes,  Cipher, Cleff
Andrew Bell   c1796
size: 180 x 240 mm    
Ref  HJP078          16.00 (+P&P)
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Organ   -  keyboard mechanism
Andrew Bell   c1796
size:160 x 220 mm    
Ref  HJP077          16.00 (+P&P)
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Interior of the Theatre Oxford            Fisher / Talboys  1828
Illustrating the presentation of the Annual Newdigate Prize Poem awards.
Steel Engraving.     size: 130 x 800 mm
Ref  HGP183              20.00 (+P&P)
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Miss Lacy of Covent Garden Theatre        
Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
size: 130 x 200 mm    
Ref  HCP156          18.00 (+P&P)
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Mr Macready as Henri Quatre       
Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
size: 130 x 200 mm    
Ref  HCP157          18.00 (+P&P)
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Miss M. Tree as Viola       
Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
size: 130 x 200 mm    
Ref  HCP159          18.00 (+P&P)
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Mrs Pope of the Coburg Theatre       
Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
size: 130 x 200 mm    
Ref  HCP160         18.00 (+P&P)
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Ms Austin as Rosetta        
Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
size: 130 x 200 mm    
Ref  HCP161          18.00 (+P&P)
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Mr Young of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
Asperne / European Magazine  1812

Copper Mezzotint Engraving.
     size: 110 x 150 mm

Ref HHP026        15.00 (+P&P)
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The Origin of Pantomime   

From The Lady's Pocket Magazine  1834

Steel Engraving by Rogers.
     size: 90 x 140 mm
Ref HKP231       25.00 (+P&P)
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The Fiddler
Payne / Kreul

Steel Engraving.
     size: 180 x 240 mm

Ref LCP010       25.00 (+P&P)
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Unbound Monthly issues of the Dramatical & Musical Magazine 1823
size: 130 x 200 mm    
the two illustrations are typical of all issues.
     
Each issue seems to have two sections:
1   Brief articles relating to actors, actresses,  theatre management, stage news, etc
2   Reviews of stage events, shows and theatres

Ref  HCE001   January 1823   40 pages        
15.00 each  (+P&P)
Ref  HCE002   February 1823   44 pages       15.00 each  (+P&P)
Ref  HCE003   March 1823   22 pages           15.00 each  (+P&P)
Ref  HCE004   April 1823   24 pages              15.00 each  (+P&P)
Ref  HCE005   May 1823  22 pages                15.00 each  (+P&P)
Ref  HCE006   June 1823   24 pages               15.00 each  (+P&P)
Ref  HCE007   July 1823   22 pages                15.00 each  (+P&P)
Ref  HCE008   August 1823  22 pages            15.00 each  (+P&P)
       
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Fac Simile of the Proportions of Garrick and Quin
Hogarth / Cook   1808
copper engraving     size: 360 x 240 mm, centre fold   
Ref  IFP141          18.00 (+P&P)
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Mr Garrick in the Character of Richard III
Hogarth / Cook   1808
copper engraving     size: 200 x 160 mm    
Ref  IFP115          15.00 (+P&P)
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Masquerades and Operas, Burlington Gate
Hogarth / Cook   1808
copper engraving     size: 200 x 160 mm    
Ref  IFP088          15.00 (+P&P)
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print The Beggar's Opera
Hogarth / Cook   1808
copper engraving     size: 200 x 160 mm    
Ref  NFP148         20.00 (+P&P)
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print The Strolling Players
Hogarth / Cook   1808
copper engraving     size: 200 x 160 mm    
Ref  NFP151         20.00 (+P&P)
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print A Just View of the British Stage
Hogarth / Cook   1808
copper engraving     size: 190 x 160 mm    
Ref  NFP152        20.00 (+P&P)
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The Laughing Audience
Hogarth / Cook   1808
copper engraving     size: 200 x 160 mm    
Ref  IFP099          18.00 (+P&P)
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Oratorio of Judith
Hogarth / Cook   1808
copper engraving     size: 200 x 160 mm    
Ref  IFP101          15.00 (+P&P)
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Rich's Triumphal Entry  ( New Covent Garden Theatre in 1732)
Hogarth / Cook   1809
copper engraving     size: 200 x 140 mm   
Ref  IFP093        12.00 (+P&P)
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The Scene of the Tragedy of Coriolanus
Universal Magazine   1749
Copper Engraving     size: 250 x 200 mm,  2 folds   small repairs to splits at folds
Ref  ICP024          16.00 (+P&P)
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Scene from the new Comedy of  "St Cupid or Dorothy's Fortune" at the Princess' Theatre
Illustrated London News -  Jan 29 1853
size: 250 x 170 mm    
Ref  IEP132          16.00 (+P&P)
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