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BURNEY, Charles (1726--1814)
Memoirs of the life and writings of the Abate Metastasio. In which are incorporated, translations of his principal letters. By Charles Burney, ... In three volumes. ...
London: printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, 1796.
3 vols ; 20.9 cm. (8º)
I: xv, [1], 407, [33] p., frontis. port. : music
II: [2], 420, [32] p.
III: [2], 414, [26] p.

Includes a list of Metastasio's works. Final leaf of errata in each volume. ESTC t130419.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 12s. on 8 July 1807. (Spiers Box). With Boone's hieroglyphs in pencil on front free-endpaper of vol. I.

Binding Late C18th/early C19th sprinkled calf, thick gilt-ruled borders, gilt-ruled spines, red and black morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 658


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