Sunday, February 8, 2009
Reportedly sold by Michael Simens.
WHO WAS JOHN ASTON & CO.?
Publishing information: Booklet published and sold in Boston, Massachusetts by J. Ashton on 197 Washingto Street. The publisher by this firm name and address were in business only from 1824 to 1833, precisely dating the work to that time frame. In 1834 Eben H. Wade joined the firm which became known as John Ashton & Co at the same address with the firm going out of business in 1844 when Ashton died. Source: http://cgi.ebay.com/1822-34-Guitar-Instruction-Book-by-J-B-Coupa-ENRAVING_W0QQitemZ270340686076QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20090206?IMSfp=TL090206165002r32105
Evidently John Ashton & Co. was a music publisher, and possibly also a musical instrument retailer.
at February 08, 2009
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