Lefevre, T., Guide pratique du compositeur (1855)

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This volume treats exclusively of composition, and is most elaborate and minute in its instruction. Originally written for private use, the author was prevailed upon to publish the work, which he also extended.When first out of his time in 1813, he could compose in almost any foreign language, directions to which are given in this guide. In 1835 he was called in by Messrs. Didot to assist in the formation of the new printing establishment at Mesnil, near Dreux.nearly everything is done by women- peasant girls, who have been taught to read and compose in French, Latin and Greek, as well as stereotype.” Bigmore & Wyman First edition. 8vo. One Folding plate with 26 wood-engravings. x, 440 pp. Cotemporary half green morocco and green cloth. Wear at joints. Bigmore & Wym