This is a song book entitled "Recueil de chansons choisies depuis 1656 jusques à present 1736", France, 1736. It contains a collection of selected popular songs covering 80 years of French satire and current affairs. The book features some 135 songs, and there are 73 tunes written with musical notation. The songs are helpfully annotated with names and explanations to margins, and indexed by the names mentioned. When a tune is to be used in another song, the compiler puts in a cross-reference -...