Published 1963 by the University of California Press.
Green cloth boards with gilt titling to the spine, 504pp. With beige dust jacket chipped and yellowed.
This work by Professor Edgar H. Sparks includes introduction, appendix, notes and index.
The book is organised chronologically, beginning with the works of English composers active at the beginning of the fifteenth century, and continues with the great composers of succeeding generations (Dunstable, Binchois, Dufay, Ockeghem, Busnois, Regis, Faugues, and other).
The author concludes with an extensive study of the masses and motets of Obrecht and Josqin des Prez.
Foxing mainly to the end pages o/w the text is clean and tight.
A fair copy in a chipped dust jacket.