Messiah an oratorio in score as it was originally perform'd. Composed by Mr. Handel to which are added his additional alterations.
Words selected from the Bible by Charles Jennens.
Engraved throughout apart from the letterpress list of subscribers and index.
The 35 p. section is the appendix.
Smith, W.C. Handel (2nd ed.), p. 126-7, no. 5
Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Copy specific details available on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections. Binding: brown calf, gold tooled. Provenance: donated by Mr H. Temple White, 12 Nov. 1968 ; ms. annotation inside back cover "This is the second variant of the fourth ed. ca. 1768. It lacks the Houbraken portrait, frontispiece." Acc. 135606.
Publisher: London : printed by Messrs. Randall & Abell successors to the late Mr. J. Walsh in Catherine Street in the Strand, [ca. 1769]
Format: 1 score , 188, 35,  p. :engr.music ;37 cm. (2⁰).See original record