First edition, undated, Preface dated 1905. Title continues “English and Foreign, Ancient and Modern: Practical, Theoretical, Historical, Aesthetic, Etymological, Phonetic”. With a Foreword by Francis Burgess. Ex-Library, from the Royal Manchester College of Music, with their label to the pastedown. Brown cloth-covered boards, front board blind stamped, black titles to front board and spine, 194 pages, seven pages of publisher’s catalogue, advertisements, et cetera, thirteen pages of advertisements by organ builders and similar. Condition: Boards soiled and rubbed, remnant of library label to spine, hinge reinforced across front joint with black tape, age-darkening to pages.