Lot 221 of 515:
Sheet music engraved by G. Bickham, junior  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Seven broadsheets of engraved music with hand-colored illustrations, plus an engraved illustrated tribute to music by the senior Bickham

Author:
Bickham, George, junior, engraver

Place:
England

Publisher:

Date:
c.1740

Description:

Each approx. 32x21 cm (12½x8¼"), hinged to mat.

Attractive selection of 18th century sheet music. The engraver was George Bickham the Younger (1706-1771), English etcher and engraver, a printseller, and one of the first English caricaturists. The tribute to music is a page from George Bickham the Elder's notable work, the Universal Penman.


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Condition:
The sheet music broadsides with moderate wear; about very good.


 
Item number:
304106
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