A composite volume containing John Parry ('Y Telynor Dall'): Antient British Music ... (London, 1742), A Collection of Welsh, English & Scotch Airs ... (London ), and British Harmony ... (London, 1781), and a manuscript of John Parry containing arias, minuets, overtures, concertos, Welsh airs, etc., partly with variations by John Parry himself and by Evan Williams [bookseller, London]. Copious manuscript annotations have been added by Nicholas Bennett. Also bound or pasted down in the volume are a note on provenance by E[van] D. J[ones], 07; a comment by Carl Engel on Antient British Music ...; an invoice from Bernard Quaritch, London, to N. Bennett, 1888, for Antient British Music ...; a portrait of John Parry; a list by Mary Davies, 1911, of 'Names of tunes written in a copy of Ancient British Music ... 1742 belonging to R. Morris now in British Museum in Addit. MSS. 14939'; critical observations by D. Emlyn Evans on individual songs in Antient British Music ...; and holograph letters from D. Emlyn Evans, Cemmes, Mont., to Mr. Lewis [L. W. Lewis, 'Llew Llwyfo'], 07, from Lady Llanover, Llanover, Abergavenny, to the Rev. J. Harmer, 1888, and from Joseph Joseph, F.S.A., Brecon, to [ ], 1888. The spine is lettered 'Vol. I. Antient British Music. J. Parry Rhuabon Blind. 1742'.
John Parry and others.