Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1984, Hardback in dust wrapper.
4th (revised) printing, first published 1983. Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Musical scores; Tables; 2-column text;
From the cover: The New Oxford Companion to Music is a completely new encyclopaedia covering music from ancient times to the present day. Clear, authoritative, and readable, it provides within two volumes some 6,600 entries on all aspects of music: composers, individual works, music at various periods and in many different countries and civilizations, opera (including over a hundred plot synopses), jazz, popular music, electronic music, acoustics, and musical instrum…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrappers. Previous owners’ name to the first blank of both volumes.
Navy Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XII] 1007/1010-2017 pages. 10″ x 7″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Music catalogue?