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24 April 2001
[MUSIC]. Amusement des Dames, ou nouveau recueil de chansons choisies. The Hague: Depens de la Compagnie, 1756.
8o (165 x 98 mm). Title-page printed in red and black, engraved ornamental border; engraved tail-pieces; musical notations throughout. Contemporary calf (rebacked, slightly rubbed). Provenance: D. Griffin (inscription on front free endpaper); Per Sumi (stamp on front free endpaper).
REVISED EDITION. A handsome copy of this extensive collection of vernacular songs. Earlier editions of similar collections included the 6 volume Amusemens des dames, ou Recueil d'histoires galantes des meilleurs auteurs de ce siécle, The Hague, 1640.
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