The Elements of Singing. Do. [&] Re. [&] Fa. [&] Sol [&] La.
Five (of six) stipple engravings with engraved text or music on verso. Each c. 230 x 310mm, 9 x 12¼". Some toning, one with short tear entering plate.
A series of women's heads to illustrate how to sing. Published in Gesualdo Lanza's 'The Elements of Singing familiarly exemplified', regarded as as one the best works on the art of singing. Lanza (1779–1859) was a Neapolitan singing-master, whose pupils included the actress Anna Maria Tree.
Ex: the Norman Blackburn collection.
[Ref: 13911] £600.00