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John Ella: 'Musical Sketches, Abroad, and at Home'. Vol. 1 (1st ed.), 1869, n.d.

MS. Ella 85

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1st edition of Ella's Musical Sketches, Abroad, and at Home(London: Ridgway, 1869). The copy contains a few corrections in Ella's hand. Several press cuttings (reviews of the book) pasted onto front and end pages; also a 'menu intellectual' for Ella's birthday party (1876) and a photograph of Ella. There are two loose items: (i) an extended cutting (review), dated 21 April 1869, pasted onto a Musical Union programme, inserted before the front flyleaf; (ii) a cutting (review) from The Orchestra, inserted between pp. 334 and 335.


  • 1869, n.d.


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Ella 85

Physical Facet

Bound in blue cloth, with label on front reading: 'Private Copy with criticisms from Public Journals'. Another label (half torn) on front bears the logo of the Musical Union Institute Library.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom