First edition, first printing. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. With 66 illustrations (5 in colour) and 250 musical examples. A fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's marks. Complete with the fine original dustwrapper that remains without fading, loss or tears.
Chronologically volume one in the author's five volume magnum opus.
Stock code: 19221