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DIBDIN (Charles 1745 - 1814 musician, songwriter, dramatist, novelist and actor)
DIBDIN (Charles 1745 - 1814 musician, songwriter, dramatist, novelist and actor) A Collection of 20 Engraved Songs by Charles Dibdin  including 10 signed by him,  c.1790
12½ x 9½ ins 32 x 24 cm. some wear, occasional folds, some repairs,
1. Poor Jack. A Favorite Song in the Whim of a Moment, 4 pp. folds, Preston & Son. 2. The Sailor's Sheet Anchor, a favorite Sea Song, 4 pp. 1st page repaired, Preston & Son. 3. The Flowering Can written and composed by Mr. Dibdin for his entertainment called The Oddities, 3 pp. signed at the bottom of the first page, printed and sold by the Author. 4. Roses and Lilies, written and composed by Mr. Dibdin, for his Entertainment called Private Theatricals of Nature in Nubibus, 4 pp. restored at folds, signed printed and sold by the Author. 5. The Dustmen, written and composed by Mr. Dibdin for his entertainment, called The Wags, or the Camp of Pleasures, 3 pp. signed at the bottom of the first page, printed and sold by the Author. 6. The True Hearted Tar being a Sequel to The Disconsolate Sailor, 2 pp. Preston and Son. 7. The Tear of Sensibility Written and composed by Mr. Dibdin and sung by him in his new Entertainment called Castles in the Air, 3 pp. stained, folded and repaired, signed on the first page, printed and sold by the author. 8. Ben Backstay written and composed by Mr. Dibdin for his entertainment called The Oddities, 3 pp. Printed and Sold by the Author. 9. Spirits of Distree, a favorite song composed by Mr. Dibdin, & Sung by him with the greatest applause at his late Readings at Bath, Bristol, Worcester, The University of Oxford, 3 pp. printed and sold by the author. 10. The Virtue of Drunkenness written & composed by Mr. Dibdin, for his entertainment called The Wags, or the Camp of Pleasure, 3 pp. signed on the first page, 3 pp. folded and repaired,printed and sold by the Author. 11 I was, d'ye see, a Waterman, A Favorite Ballad Composed and Sung at the Lyceum in the Strand By Charles Dibdin, and at the Anacreontic Society by Mr. Dignum, 3 pp. Longman and Broderip. 12. The Shipwreck written and composed by Mr. Dibdin & sung with the greatest applause in the Wags, 3 pp. signed on the first page, printed and sold for the Author. 13. Lovely Polly A Favorite Song Written, Composed, and Sung by Mr. Dibdin, 3 pp. Preston & Son. 14. The Lucky Escape written & composed by Mr. Dibdin, for his entertainment called Private Theatricals or Nature in Nubibus, name on title, 3 pp. signed on the first page, printed and sold for the Author. 15. The siege of Troy, a favorite song Composed by Mr. Dibdin, & Sung by him with greatest applause at his late Readings and Music, 3 pp. Preston & Son. 16. The Waggoner, written and composed by Mr. Dibdin for his entertainment called Private Theatricals or Nature in Nubibus, 3 pp. signed by the author on the first page. 17. The Indian Battle written and composed by Mr. Dibdin at the Lyceum, 4 pp. Preston & Son. 18. Wives and Sweethearts or Saturday Night, a favorite song Written, Composed & Sung, by Mr. Dibdin, at the Lyceum, 4 pp. Preston & Son. 19. Home's Home, written and composedby Mr. Dibdin, and sung by him in his new Entertainment called Great News or a Trip to the Antipodes, 4 pp. signed on the first page, Printed & Sold by the Author. 20. Second Thoughts are best, written & composed by Mr. Dibdin and Sung by him in his New Entertainment called Will of the Wisp, 3 pp. signed on the first page, Printed and Sold by the Author.
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