Letters to a young lady, on the art of playing the pianoforte, from the earliest rudiments to the highest state of cultivation...
London. R. Cocks and Co., 1842. Second edition.
8vo. vi, , 79pp, . With a final page of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's tan printed paper boards. Rubbed, marked, and a trifle bumped, considerable loss to spine. Inked ownership inscription to FEP, else internally clean and crisp.
The second edition in English, translated by music theorist James Alexander Hamilton (1785-1845), of Austrian composer (and student of Beethoven) Carl Czerny's (1791-1857) popular epistolary teaching guide on the playing of the pianoforte. The first English edition was printed in 1838.£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref: 20124