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John Playford

b.1623; d.1686/7

English printer/publisher/bookseller.

Pubished many books of songs with basso continuo accompaniment for theorbo-lute, and many books in tablature for the cittern:

Playford, JohnA New book for the cithren. London: n.p. 1650. [lost]

Playford, John. A booke of new lessons for the cithern & gittern: containing many new and excellent tunes, both easie and delightfull to the practioner. With plain and easie instructions, teaching the right use of the hand, and perfect tuning of both instruments, never before printed. London: [Thomas Harper] 1652.

Playford, JohnA New book of lessons with instructions for the cithern and gittern. ?London: unknown 1653. [lost]

Playford, JohnA New book of lessons with instructions for the cithern and gittern. ?London: unknown 1654. [lost]

Playford, JohnA New book of lessons with instructions for the cythern and gittern. ?London: unknown 1655. [lost]

Playford, JohnA booke of new lessons for the citharen and gittern, containing many new and pleasant tunes, with plain and easie instructions for beginners thereon. ?London: unknown 1659. [lost]

Playford, John. Musicks solace on the cithren and gittern, with many new lessons and pleasant tunes, with some instructions for the practitioners on the same. London: John Playford 1662. [lost]

Playford, John. Musicks solace on the cithren and gittern, containing many easy lessons and delightful tunes, with instructions for practitioners. ?London: unknown 1664. [lost]

Playford, John. Musicks solace containing lessons and instructions for the cithren and gittern?London: unknown 1665. [lost]

Playford, John. Musick's Delight on the Cithren [...]. London: W. Godbid. 1666. [cittern solo; cittern + voice] facsimile

Playford, John. Musicks delight on the cithren, containing many new lessons and delightful tunes, after a more new and easie manner of playing then formerly hath been published, with instructions for practitioners?London: unknown 1667. [lost]

Playford, John. Musicks delight, or the cithren revived, containing new and pleasant lessons with instructions for beginners?London: unknown 1667. [lost]

Playford, John. Cithren & gittern lessons, with plain & easie instructions for beginners thereon?London: unknown 1669. [lost] 

Playford, John. Musicks solace, containing lessons and instructions for the cithren, newly printed in a more easie method than it was formerly?London: unknown 1669. [lost] 

Playford, John. Musical delight, containing new and pleasant lessons on the cithron, with instructions for beginners?London: unknown 1670. [lost] 

Playford, John. Musicks delight, containing new and pleasant lessons on the cithron, with instructions for beginners?London: unknown 1670. [lost] 

Playford, JohnMusicks solace, containing lessons and instructions for the cithren, newly printed in a more easie method than it was?London: unknown 1670. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks delight, containing variety of new and pleasant lessons and instructions for the cithren?London: unknown 1672. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks solace, containing lessons and instructions for the cithren, newly printed in a more easie method than it was formerly?London: unknown 1672. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks delight, containing variety of new and pleasant lessons and instructions for the cithren. London: John Playford 1673. [lost]

Playford, John. Musicks solace, containing lessons and instructions for the cithren, newly printed in a more easie method than it was formerly?London: unknown 1673. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks delight, containing new and pleasant lessons on the cithron, with instructions for beginners.          ?London: unknown 1675. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks delight, containing variety of new lessons and tunes for the cittern, with instructions for beginners?London: unknown 1675. [lost]  

Playford, JohnMusicks delight, containing variety of new lessons and tunes for the cithern, with plain and easie instructions for beginners. London: John Playford 1675. [lost]

Playford, John. Musicks delight, containing variety of new lessons and tunes for the cittern, with instructions for beginners?London: unknown 1676. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks solace, containing lessons and instructions for the cithren, newly printed in a more easie method than it was formerly?London: unknown 1678. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks delight, containing lessons for the cittern?London: unknown 1680. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks solace on the cittern: containing variety of new and easie lessons, with directions how to play them [...]?London: unknown 1687. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musick's delight, lessons for the cittern?London: unknown 1696. [lost]  

Playford, John. Musicks solace on the cittern?London: unknown 1696. [lost]