Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Messiah. : an oratorio / set to musick by George-Frederic Handel.
London : Printed and sold by Thos. Wood, 1743.
Libretto by Charles Jennens.
The only known copy of the word-book for the first performances of Messiah in London, in March 1743. Cf. Burrows, Donald, and Watkins Shaw. Handel's Messiah : supplementary notes on sources, in Music & letters 76 (1995), p. 366-368.
Jennens, Charles, 1700-1773, librettist.
Wood, Thomas, publisher.