15e.-30e. recueil des contre-danses et walzes
par Louis Julien Clarchies. (statement of responsibility)
Principally for 2 violins.
Title from t.p. of recueil 15 (the number is in ms. on the engraved t.p.).
Recueil 28 has variant publisher statement: Chez Frere père.
Each vol. of 45 p. contains several contre-danses, each accompanied by dance instructions, followed by several waltzes and (in most vols.) other dances.
Pl. no.: 1/30 J.
LC set consists of recueils 12-13, 16-17, 20, 23, 25-26, and 28 bound together in reverse numerical order; only recueil 28 has retained its t.p. Between recueils 23 and 20 is bound a similar unidentified vol. (without pl. no.) containing contre-danses by Julien (Clarchies) and 4 other composers and unattributed waltzes.
Recueil 28 available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)