1875 Rare Book - A Trip to Music-Land. A Fairy Tale. An Allegorical Exposition of the Elements of Music.
Author : Emma L. Shedlock (Author), J. King James (Illustrator).
Title : A Trip to Music-Land: A Fairy Tale Forming an Allegorical and Pictorial Exposition of the Elements of Music.
Publisher : London, Houlston and Sons, no date (circa 1875). First thus.
Language : Text in English
Size : 10 " X 8 "
Pages : 111 pages
Binding : Attractive and very good full decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight and clean, rare staining and foxing).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated by J. King James.
The book : Rare and beautiful unique guide to learning the elements of music presented as an illustrated Fairy Tale. Contents: I. How I Started for Music-Land. II. How Time Returned to Music-Land. III. How the King Found a Photographer. IV. How the King Inspected the Battlefield. V. How The Court Saw the Enchanted Plumes. VI. How the King "Interviewed" Rest, Prolongation, and Tie. VII. How They Spent the Prince's Birthday in Music-Land. VIII. How Metronome Showed Himself to the King. IX. How Subdivision Cut up the King's Subjects. X. How the Dotted Notes Offended the King. XI. How Musical Notation Complained of His Work. XII. How the King Opened the Council. XIII. How the King Sat again in Council. XIV. How Reform Was Brought out of Prison. XV. How Reform Visited Music-Land. XVI. How Reform Talked about Music-Land. XVII. How Reform Met with His Bride. XVIII. How I Left Music-Land.
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