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A Nevv Booke of Tabliture: Containing Sundrie Easie and Familiar Instructions, Shevving Hovve to Attaine to the Knovvledge, to Guide and Dispose Thy Hand to Play on Sundry Instruments, as the Lute, Orpharion, and Bandora: Together Vvith Diuers Nevv Lessons to Each of These Instruments. VVhereunto Is Added an Introduction to Prickesong, and Certaine Familliar Rules of Descant, With Other Necessarie Tables Plainely Shewing the True Vse of the Scale or Gamut, and Also How to Set Any Lesson Higher or Lower at Your Pleasure

collected together out of the best authors professing the practice of these instruments
London : Printed for William Barley and are to be sold at his shop in Gratious Street, 1596.
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New booke of tabliture
48 leaves : illustrations ; 18 x 22 cm
  • Signatures: A-F. leaf at end unsigned.
  • Photocopy (Positive)--of the original in the Henry E. Huntington library.
  • Title with ornamental border.
  • Dedication signed: VV. B. [i.e. William Barley].
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: leaf C4 and D2-F4 wanting. Mackay-Smith.
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