A copyist's score of Beethoven's String quartets, Opus 18, no. 1-6, and Opus 74, from 1816

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ABSms5. This score (252, [49] p.) was copied by "J. Reed" in 1816, possibly from the Clementi editions of the parts that were published in London in 1811. This manuscript pre-dates the earliest printed scores which were issued by Johann André of Offenbach in 1829 and 1933. Acquired from William Reeves in 1991. M1C0002.