The Noble Peasant. A Comic-Opera.Set to Music by William Shield. Price 10.6d.
London Printed for Willm. Napier Music-seller to their Majesties No.474 Strand. [1784.]
Engraved titlepage illustrated by Bartolozzi, sheet 155 x 215mm. 6 x 8½". One diagonal crease.
The decorative border including flowers and fronds held by winged putti, and a lyre, pipes and sheet music in the lower part, engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi (1728 - 1815). William Shield (1748 - 1829), composer at Covent Garden, wrote music for upwards of thirty dramatic pieces. This comic opera was written by Thomas Holcroft (1745 - 1809).
British Library: 004655802. De V:
[Ref: 13892] £95.00