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Lot 0221
Heading: (Music)
Author: Bickham, George, junior, engraver
Title: Seven broadsheets of engraved music with hand-colored illustrations, plus an engraved illustrated tribute to music by the senior Bickham
Place Published: England
Date Published: c.1740

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.


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

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Sheet music engraved by G. Bickham, junior

Estimate $500 - $800Mar 7, 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA