The ladies pocket guide or the compleat tutor for the guittar : containing easy rules for learners after a new method, with a choice collection of the most favourite airs, neatly fitted for that instruments wirh some agreeable lessons in two parts for yww improvement of young ladies

  • London : David Rutherford [ca.1750]
Physical description
24p (lacking pp.7/8) : p.2 comprising a folding plate ; 26cm
Local notes
  • From the library of S.N. Contreras (initials on front cover and title-page) and later J. Augusto Marcellino. From the collection of Robert Spencer. With the bookseller's label of Kenneth Mummery
  • Score
  • Two other copies cited in RISM (BL and Cardiff) both lack pp.7/8: Robert Spencer surmises that it may have been intended as another folding plate like p.2 which was never included in publication. Music comprising single notes only and being the popular tunes of the time by Handel, Snow, Corelli and Grano
  • Text in English
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