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Robert Willis: General catalogue of writers on music and sound

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4307
Scope and Contents

A catalogue of writers on music and sound in general, arranged in alphabetical order, with the entries in various languages, 52 folios. The catalogue was compiled by Robert Willis, and based upon earlier lists. The books that were in Willis' possession are marked as such. There are additions by John Willis Clark, including a list of three books on dancing (fo. 51v). There are also additional entries by Willis on the versos.

Dates: 1872 (Circa)
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