16542

MANUSCRIPT HUNTING SONGS FROM HAMPSHIRE

TICHBORNE, James Francis

A Manuscript containing the Libretto of Eight Hunting or Sporting Songs of Hampshire origin.

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4to., 34pp., beautifully written in a neat sloping hand without corrections, in original stiff paper wrappers.

£350.00

SKU: 16542

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Sir James Francis Tichborne, 10th Baronet (1784-1862) of Tichborne, Hampshire. Most of the 8 pieces are known but mostly from obscrure sources, many having strong Hampshire connections. Songs 2, 3 & 5 are dated as written in 1784, 1784 & 1786 respectively, Song seven is titled “Occasional Hunting Ballad” and dated 1787, Song is titled “The Blues – A Ballad” and appears not to have been published until 1880, and the final song nine is dated as 1794.