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Violin Family Books
1. Adelmann/Otterstedt, Die Alemannische Schule 2. Auflage, Berlin, 1997, Hard cover, text in German, ISBN 3-922378-15-3 (Our #934026) $80.
2. Childs, Paul, Tourte Le Jeune, New York, November, 2008, New, hard cover, Magic Bow Publications (Our #934149) $110.
3. Hamma, Geigenbauer Der Deutschen Schule Vol I & II, Hard cover, both volumes sold together as a set. (Our #930016) $650.
4. Lebet, Claude, Roma: I Suoi Leutari, Hard cover, (Our #934132) $395.
5. Milliot, S., Les Luthiers Parisiens du 18th Siecle Vol II, 1997, Hard Cover, ISBN 2-930130-01-6 (Our #933036) $290.
6. N.N., The Sound of Bologna, Exposition December 2002, Il Suono di Bologna, Edition Novecento, Soft cover with a hard cover jacket, (Our #934069) $150.
7. Nardihaynes, Cesare Candi & Violin os Paganini (1948), 2003, Hard Cover, text in English and Italian, ISBN 88 8359 047 3 (Our #934045) $150.
8. Rosengard, Duane, G.B. Guadagnini, 2000, Hard Cover with book case; ISBN 0 9704229 0 3 (Our #934053) $
9. Thone, J., Italian and French Makers Vol I, (Our #934081) $650.
10. Thone, J., Violin and Bow Makers, Hard cover (Our #934113) $310.
11. Thone, J., Italian and French Makers Vol III, (Our #934120) $650.
12. Versari, A., The Guarneri Family & 20th century Italian Copies, 2004, soft cover (Our #934085) $135.
Violin Family Books
13. Old Violins: Collection 1896-7 With Historical Sketches, Chicago, 1896-7, Lyon & Healy, Catalogue: 272 pages; 5 3/4" x 7 1/4", spine partly missing; cover has spots and signature (Our #25156) $100.
14. Collection of Rare Old Violins, Chicago, 1949, Lyon & Healy, Catalogue: 24 pages; paper; very good condition (Our #25157) $35.
15. Rare Old Violins:A Catalogue of the L & H Collection of Rare Old Violins, Violas, Violoncellos & Bows of Rare Makes, Chicago, 1929, Lyon & Healy, Catalogue: Thirty-fifth Edition; 122 pages; Paper; 7 3/4" x 10", spine missing (Our #25159) $100.
16. Rare Old Violins, Chicago, 1922, Lyon & Healy, Catalogue: Thirty-third Edition; 77pages; Paper; 7 3/4" x 10", missing spine, back cover with splotches of paint (Our #25160) $100.
17. Old Violins: Collection 1896-97 with Historical Sketches, Chicago, 1896-7, Lyon & Healy, Catalogue: 272 pages; Paper; 5 3/4" x 7 1/2", cover not attached; worn and spotted (Our #25163) $100.
18. Lewis/Violin/Viola/'Cello/Bass, Chicago, undated, William Lewis and Son, Catalogue: Paper; 6" x 9 1/4"; 40 pages with black and white photos, Cover somewhat damaged (Our #25166) $35.
19. Wurlitzer/ Collection /Old Master/Violins/Violas/Violoncellos, Paper; 5" x 9"; some pages missing in front: 69 pages (not numbered); 11 black and white photos (Our #25173) $60.
20. Good Violins/Bows and Accessories, NYC, 1938, Catalogue: Paper; 6 1/4" x 9 1/2"; 67 pages with numerous black and white photos; excellent condition, The Rudolph Wurlitzer Company (Our #25174) $65.
21. The Lewis Collection: Old Violins, Old Viola, Cellos, Bows, Chicago, William Lewis and Son, Catalogue: Paper; 8 1/2" x 11"; 48 pages with numerous photos of instruments and accessories, cover somewhat soiled (Our #25177) $35.
22. Rare Old Violins, Chicago, 1929, Lyon and Healy, A catalogue of the Lyon & Healy Collection of Rare Old Violins, Violas, Violoncellos, Bows of rare makers. Thirty-fifth edition. 7 1/2" x 10"; 123 pages with Plates 4-23 , in color (Our #25179) $175.
23. Rare Old Violins, Chicago, 1929, A Catalogue of the Lyon & Healy Collection of Rare Old Violins, Viola, Violoncellos, Bows of Rare makers.Paper; 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" with 23 color plates; spine missing; cover taped; corner creased; back somewhat soiled, Lyon & Healy (Our #25180) $100.
24. Wurlitzer Collection of Rare Violins Violas Bows of the 17th 18th and 19th centuries, New York, 1925, Catalogue: Paper; 7 1/2" x 10 1/4"; 95 pages with 13 color plates; spine damaged, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Our #25181) $150.
25. Rare Violins, New york, 1925, Th Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Catalogue: Wurlitzer Collection of Rare Violins Violas Bows of the 17th , 18th and 19th centuries. Paper; 7 1/2" x 10 1/4"; 95 pages with 13 color plates; front cover somewhat soiled; spine damaged (Our #25182) $180.
26. Rare Violins, New York, 1925, The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. Collection of Rare Violins Violas Bows of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries., Catalogue: Paper; 7 1/2" x 10"; 95 pages with 13 color plates; spine damaged; some writing on cover (Our #25183) $175.
27. Rare violins violas violoncellos of the 17th 18th and 19th centuries, New York, 1931, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Catalogue: Wurlitzer Collection Part I : Hanz Muenzer; Paper; 8 1/2" x 11"; 210 pages with many black and white photos and one color plate, brown cover slightly damaged ( tape removal); spine taped (Our #25184) $150.
28. Rare Violins Violas Violoncellos of the 17th 18th and 19th centuries, New York, 1931, The Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, Catalogue: Wurlitzer Collection Part I; missing first 14 pages; Paper; 8 1/2"x 11"; 194 pages (missing last 16 pages) with many black and white photos, somewhat soiled blue cover; spine missing (Our #25185) $50.
29. Rare Violins Violas Violoncellos of the 17th 18th and 19th centuries, New York, 1931, The Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, Catalogue: Wurlitzer Collection Part I; Paper; 8 1/2"x 11"; 210 pages with many black and white photos and one color plate, spine missing; blue cover spotted and written upon (Our #25186) $125.
30. Rare Violins Violas Violoncellos of the 17th 18th and 19th centuries, New York, 1931, The Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, Catalogue: Wurlitzer Collection Part I; Paper; 8 1/2"x 11"; 210 pages with many black and white photos and one color plate, Spine damaged; slight marks & small corner crease on cover (Our #25187) $175.
31. Rare Violins Violas Violoncellos of the 17th 18th and 19th centuries, New York, 1931, The Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, Catalogue: Wurlitzer Collection Part I; Paper; 8 1/2"x 11"; 210 pages with many black and white photos and one color plate (Our #25188) $150.
32. Lyon and Healy Catalogue of Rare and Old Violins, Chicago, 1892, The Lakeside Press, Paperback, poor condition. Masking tape spine. Cracked cover. 110 pages. 7 3/8" x 6 1/8" (Our #25984) $125.
33. Rare Old Violins, c.1920, Lyon & Healy. 32nd edition, soft cover,somewhat shaken, catalogue of instruments, with juicy descriptions, 59pp (Our #28289) $40.
34. The Hawley Collection of Violins: With a History of Their Makers and a Brief Review of the Evolution, Chicago, 1904, Lyon & Healy. Number 1177 of the edition of 2000, hard cover, 105pp (Our #28291) $80.
35. Premier Triennale Internazionale degli Strumenti ad Arco, Cremona, 1976, Comitato per la liuteria A Stradivari. Soft cover, text in Italian, catalog of the instruments submitted to the first Cremona Triennale competition, very good condition. (Our #28313) $30.
36. Stradivarius Memorial Concert, New York, 1937, The Stradivarius Memorial Association. Soft cover, 8-3/4" x 11-1/4", Memorial program for the Carnegie Hall concert in commemoration of the bicentenary of the death of Antonius Stradivarius (Our #28320) $50.
37. Masterpieces of the Great Violin Makers, New York, 1917, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.. Soft cover, some water staining, otherwise nice condition, 63pp (Our #28322) $40.
38. The Lewis Collection: Old Violins, Old Viola, Cellos, Bows, Chicago, Fall, 1952, William Lewis & Son. Soft cover, cover is creased, otherwise nice condition, 49pp (Our #28323) $25.
39. Program from the Stradivarius Memorial Concert, in Commemoration of the Bicentenary of the Death of Antonius Stradivarius., 1937, The Stradivarius Memorial Association, soft cover, 8-3/4" x 11-1/4", Memorial program for the Carnegie Hall concert in commemoration of the bicentenary of the death of Antonius Stradivarius, 40pp (Our #28890) $40.
40. The Hawley Collection of Violins: With a history of their makers and a brief review of the evolution and decline of the art of violin-making in Italy, 1540-1800, Chicago, 1904, Lyon & Healy. Rebound in Library cloth, 106 pages, illustrated with 36 plates (mostly in color) with tissue guards, very good condition (Our #31226) $75.
41. Violins, Vuillaume: 1798-1875 A Great French Violin Maker of the 19th Century, Paris, 1998, Soft Cover, From the exhibition at the Cite de la Musique, ISBN 2-906460-82-6 (Our #934022) $75.
42. Alton, Robert, Violin and Cello Building and Repairing, Norwich, 1946, Jarrold and Sons Ltd., Hardcover in good condition. Ripped dust cover. 182 pages. 7 1/2" x 5 1/4" (Our #25901) $40.
43. Angff, Charles, Father of Classical Music: The Composers Who Preceded Bach, New York, 1947, The Beechhurst Press. Hardcover with original dustjacket, 164 pages, very good condition - just a bit of paper yellowing (Our #31938) $25.
44. Arnaldo Baruzzi, La Casa Nuziale: The Home of Antonio Stradivari, 1667-1680., London, 1962, Low and Brydone Ltd., Translated fr Italian by Desmond Hill, 1962 for W.E. Hill and Sons. Good condition. Hardcover, bound in green cloth with the Stradivari crest in gold . Some discoloration around the edges of the front cover. Glossy black and white photos. 85pp. (Our #28884) $30.
45. Aulich, Bruno & Heimeran, Ernst, The Well-Tempered String Quartet, New York, 1938, H. W. Gray for Novello, "A Book of Counsel and Entertainment For All Lovers of Music in the Home", soft leatherette covers, fine condition (Our #26624) $25.
46. Azzolina, Umberto, Liuteria Italiana dell' Ottocento e del Novecento, Milan, 1964, Casa Editrice Ceschina, Paperback, fair condition. Dust cover, slip cover and spine worn. In Italian, color prints. 12 1/4" x 9 1/2" (Our #25964) $150.
47. Babbitt and Kass, The British Bow, Dallas, 2016, The Violin Society of America, A Study Exhibit of British Bow Making, hardcover, 144pp (Our #32461) $125.
48. Baruzzi, Arnaldo, La Casa Nuziale, The Home of Antonio Stradivari 1667 - 1680, London, 1962, William E. Hill & Sons, Hardcover, very good condition. Black and white prints. 85 pages. 10" x 7 1/2" (Our #25948) $35.
49. Baruzzi, Arnaldo, La Casa Nuziale: The Home of Antonio Stradivari, 1667-1680, London, 1962, William E. Hill & Sons. Hard cover, in English (translated by Desmond Hill), 85 pages, good condition (Our #31225) $25.
50. Beare, Charles, Antonio Stradivari- The Cremona Exhibition of 1987, London, 1993, Hard Cover in book case, A hard to find book in new condition, Now out of print, ISBN 095193970 X (Our #930018) $700.
51. Blot, Eric, Un Secolo di Liuteria Italiana 1860-1960 I - Emilia Romagna, Cremona, 1994, Editrice Turris Cremona. Volume I focussing on the makers of the Emilia Romagna region, hard cover with dust jacket, used but good somewhat shaken condition, 9-1/2"x12-3/4"; First Edition (Our #31950) $200.
52. Boyden, David D., Catalogue of the Hill Collection of Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, London, 1969, London, New York: Oxford University Press, First Edition, cloth cover, 45 pages. (Our #31242) $60.
53. Broadhouse, John, The Violin: its history & Construction Illustrated & Described, from Many Sources, London, New Temple Press, Hardcover, poor condition. Worn and stained cover, loose pages. 151 pages. 7 1/2" x 5 1/8" (Our #25974) $45.
54. Broadley, Arthur, Adjusting and Repairing Violins, 'Cellos &c. A Practical Handbook for all Players, London, 1923, The Bazaar, Exchange & Mart Office, Hardcover, good condition. Illustrated. 84 pages. 7 1/4" x 4 7/8" (Our #25967) $65.
55. Broadley, Arthur, Chats to Cello Students, London, 1908, The Strad Library, No.VII, 100 pp.+ adverts., 4 3/4 "x 7 1/2 ", very good condition, tight, covers faded (Our #26616) $30.
56. Buenzod, Emmanuel, Mozart, Paris, 1930, Les Editions Rieder, hard cover, 80 pages of text with 60 additional pages of illustrations, in French with no translation (Our #23906) $20.
57. Burrowes, J.F., The Thorough-Base Primer, Boston, Oliver Ditson, "Containing Explanations and Examples of the Rudiments of Harmony with Fifty Exercises.", hardcover, 130 pages (Our #23905) $25.
58. Carl Fischer Collection, Rare Violins/ Violas Cellos Bows./ Winter-Spring 1929/ Rare Instruments and Bows, New York, 1929, Catalogue, Carl Fischer, Inc. (Our #29596) $40.
59. Clarke, A. Mason, The Violin and Old Violin Makers, Croydon, New Temple Press, Hardcover, poor condition. Text detached from cover. 118 pages. 7 3/8" x 5 1/8" (Our #25973) $40.
60. Davidson, P., The Violin: Its Construction Theoretically and Practically Treated; Including an Epitome of the Lives of the Most Eminent Artists, A Dictonary of Violin Makers and Lists of Violin Sales., London, 1880, F. Pitman, Hardcover, poor conditon, spine split down middle, dividing book in half, binding is flaking. 310 pages. 6 3/4" x 4 1/4" (Our #25946) $50.
61. Di Salabue, Cozio, Carteggio, Milan, 1950, S.p.A. Antonio Cordani, Hardcover in very good condition: somewhat loose spine, worn binding, contents fine; In Italian; black & white prints, 515pages 10" x 7" (Our #25904) $250.
62. Doring, Ernest, How Many Strads, Chicago, 1945, with illustrations of 104 Stradivari instruments; No.915 of 1400 . One loose page, some rubbing on a few spots at the edges,otherwise excellent condition, 1950 gift inscription on flyleaf; slip case covered in with old contact paper (Our #22499) $500.
63. Doring, Ernest N., How Many Strads: Our Heritage from the Master, Chicago, 1945, William Lewis & Sons, 379 pages, hard cover; No.1192 of 1400, excellent condition, with damaged original slipcase (Our #23893) $750.
64. Doring, Ernest N., The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers, Chicago, 1949, No.634 of 1500; a clean & tight copy with some clear contact paper stuck inside the cover; with the bookplate of cellist Karl Fruh; inscribed "With Best Christmas Wishes/ William Lewis & Sons 1952", William Lewis & Son, Hardcover, 335 pages (Our #25902) $600.
65. Doring, Ernest N., The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers, Chicago, 1949, William Lewis & Son, Hardcover, 335 pages, No.417 of 1500; ink inscription by the author on flyleaf: "To my friend Karl Fruh with warm admiration--Ernest N. Doring July 3, 1950"; tipped in photo from Moennig catalogue on p.90 of the ex-Wanamker Guad cello; a very clean copy (Our #25934) $750.
66. ed. Probomabo, Les Tresors de la Lutherie Francaise XIXe, Paris, 1993, Beautiful full color large photographs of 50 French school instruments from the most prominent 19th c. French makers. Iincluding measurements of all instruments and a "family-tree" of tthese makers. Used, In very good condition. (Our #29042) $300.
67. Emery, Frederic Barclay, The Violinist's Encyclopedic Dictionary, Chicago, 1928, The Violin Literature Publishing Co., Semi-hardcover. good condition. 331 pages. 7 3/4" x 5 1/8" (Our #26000) $45.
68. Fairfield, John H., Known Violin Makers, New York, July, 1942, Bradford Press. Complete but somewhat shaken first edition, library tape on the binding, worn edges, yellowed pagesbrown hard cover, 192 pages (Our #28282) $25.
69. Fetis, F. J., Anthony Stradivari Celebrated Violin Maker, London, 1964, Lowe and Brydone Ltd., Hardcover, good condition with dust sleeve. 132 pages. 8 3/4" x 5 3/4" (Our #25972) $25.
70. Finck, Henry T., The Mentor: Masters of the Violin, New York, April 15, 1916, From the New York Evening Post. Soft cover, Volume 4, Number 5, a wonderul compendium of biographical notes about Master Violinists. Includes four nice photo prints (credited to the New York Sun) suitable for framing of: Fritz Kreisler, Nicolo Paganini, Jospeh Joachim, Eugene Ysaye. 12 pages. The binding is no longer stapled to the inner pages. (Our #32423) $45.
71. Fleming, James M., Old Violins & Their Makers, London, 1883, A Bradley, London and Country Printing Works, Hardcover, very worn: loose spine, brittle pages & some loose, 331 pages. 7 7/8" x 5 1/2". (Our #25913) $40.
72. Hamma, Fridolin, Meister Deutscher Geigenbaukunst, Lenzhalde, 1949, Schuler-Verlag Stuttgart, Quarter-Vellum, German text. Black and white photos, 137 pages. 11 5/8" 9 1/2", excellent condition (Our #25923) $400.
73. Hamma, Warren, Wurlitzer, Loan Exhibition-- Stringed Instruments and Bows Commemorating the seventieth birthday of Simone Fernando Sacconi New York City 1966, West Germany, 1966, Kunst- und Verlagsdruckerei Robert Abt, Neu- Ulm, Hardcover, good condition. Black and white prints. 11 3/4" x 9 1/2". Documentation and photos of the instruments gathered for the October 1966 meeting in NYC commemorating Sacconi's 70th birthday. (Our #25932) $250.
74. Hamma, Warren, Wurlitzer, Loan Exhibition Stringed Instruments and Bows: Commemorating the Seventieth birthday of Simone Fernando Sacconi, Stuttgart, 1966, Schuler Verlagsgellschaft Stuttgart. Hard cover, tan boards with quarter bound leather spine (Our #31244) $150.
75. Hart & Son, "The Emperor" Stradivari: A History and Descripton of The Famous Violin in the Possession of George Haddock, Esq., Newlay Hall, Leeds, London, 1893, Hart & Son, Schott & Co., Hardcover, good condition, some loose pages. Black and white photographs. 19 pages. 11 5/8" x 9"; very rare (Our #25907) $250.
76. Hart, George, The Violin: Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators, London, 1880, Dulau & Co., Schott & Co., "Popular Edition" Hardcover, good condition. Complete but some loose pages. 450 pages. 7 15/ 16" x 5 9/16" (Our #25933) $50.
77. Hart, George, The Violin. Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators., 1875?, Hardcover, poor condition. Spine taped, front and back covers loose. Cover page absent, 310 pages. 7 5/8" x 5 3/8" (Our #25965) $35.
78. Hart, George, The Violin: Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators, London, 1885, Dulau & Co., "Enlarged and Revised Edition", 499pp, numerous plates, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", poor condition, complete but very shaken (Our #26618) $25.
79. Haweis, Rev, H. R., Old Violins and Violin Lore, London, (Our #22245) $45.
80. Haweis, Rev. H. R., Old violins, New York, Longmans, Green & Co., The Collector Series. Hardcover, fair condition. Stain on cover, split spine, loose pages. Black & white prints. 293 pages. 8 1/8" x 5 3/8" (Our #25969) $35.
81. Herbert Goodkind, Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari, Larchmont, NY, 1972, Hardcover, very good condition with booksleeve. Black and white prints. 779 pages. 12" x 9 1/4", Published by the Author, 0-9600498-1-9 (Our #32460) $250.
82. Heron-Allen, Ed., Violin Making as it was and is, Boston, 1901, Elias Howe Co., Hardcover, fair/poor condition. Tape holding spine together. Some loose pages. 366 pages. 8 3/4" x 6" (Our #25986) $35.
83. Hill, Alfred, Arthur & W. Henry, The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, London, 1965, The Holland Press. Reprint of the original 1931 edition, hard cover with dust jacket, B&W and color plates, 173 pages (Our #31944) $65.
84. Hill, W. Henry, Arthur F, F. S. A. and Alfred E., Antonio Stradivari His Life and Work (1644- 1737), London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd., Second Edition. Hardcover, good condition. Worn cover. 319 pages. 9" x 6" (Our #25977) $45.
85. Hill, W. Henry, Arthur F., F. S. A, and Alfred E., Antonio Stradivari His Life and Work (1644- 1737), New York, 1963, Hardcover, very good condition. Black & white prints. 315 pages. 8 1/2" x 5 3/8" (Our #25970) $25.
86. Hill, William Henry & Arthur Hill, The VIolin-Makers of the Guarneri Family (1626-1762): Their Life and Work, Fakenham, 1980, Falkenham Press. Large quarto, quarter crimson leatherette and cloth boards. 181 pages, a reprint of the original edition published in London in 1931, excellent condition (Our #31947) $150.
87. Hill, William Henry & Arthur Hill, Antonio Stradivari: His Life and Work (1644-1737), Fakenham, 1980, Fakenham Press Limited. Hardcover with quarter leather binding, Lovely edition from the original 1902 version, 402 pages (Our #31949) $150.
88. Hipkins, A.J., Musical Instruments: Historic, Rare and Unique, London, 1921, A. and C. Black, hard cover, 113 pages, with color illustrations and plates drawn by William Gibb (Our #23896) $150.
89. Hopfner, R., Meisterwerke-Sammlung National Bank Wien, 2002, The Collection of Bowed Instruments of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank, soft cover with color illustrations; ISBN 3-85497-041-2 (Our #934070) $100.
90. Huggins, Margaret L., GIO Paolo Maggini: His Life and Work, London, 1976, W.E. Hill & Sons, Hard cover, limited edition (No. 1361 of 2000) reprint of the original 1892 publication, excellent condition (Our #27970) $65.
91. Jalovec, Karl, Italian Violin Makers, New York, Crown Publishing, hard cover, spine is tattered and a shaken, complete but there is a puncture wound in the back cover that goes through about 15 pages of the diagrams at the back of the book (Our #27976) $50.
92. Jalovec, Karl, Encyclopedia of Violin Makers L-Z, London, 1965, Paul Hamlyn LTD. Hard cover, paper dust jacket is torn up but the book is otherwise in very good condition (Our #28087) $150.
93. John Fairfield, Known violin makers, NY, July 1942, The Bradford Press. First edition, brown hard cover, very fine condition, 192pp (Our #28287) $45.
94. Lachmann, Erich, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Stringed Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, University of Sothern California, fully illustrated with photos of antique stringed instruments & violins, 53 pages, First Edition (Our #22837) $150.
95. Latham, Morton, Alfredo Piatti. A Sketch, London, 1901, Anchor Press, Hardcover, fair condition. Worn pages. 122 pages. 7 3/4" x 5 3/8" (Our #25975) $75.
96. Lebet, Claude, Dictionnaire Universel des Luthiers, Brussels, 1985, Les Amis de la Musique. Hard cover with the original dust jacket, excellent condition. This is Voume III (complement to Volumes one and two), Hard cover with original dust jacket, (Our #31945) $125.
97. Lewis, William, The Lewis Collection: Old Violins, Old Violas, Cellos, Bows, Chicago, Spring, 1955, William Lews & Son. Soft Cover, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; 49 pages with black and white photos (Our #31955) $35.
98. Lewis, William, The Lewis Collection: Old Violins, Old Violas, Cellos, Bows, Chicago, September, 1947, Soft Cover, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; 43 pages with black and white photos (Our #31956) $35.
99. Lewis, William, The Lewis Collection: Old Violins, Old Violas, Cellos, Bows, Chicago, September, 1947, Soft Cover, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; 43 pages with black and white photos (Our #31957) $35.
100. Lewis, William, The Lewis Collection: Old Violins, Old Violas, Cellos, Bows, Chicago, September, 1950, Soft Cover, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; 45 pages with black and white photos (Our #31958) $35.
101. Lewis, William, The Lewis Collection: Old Violins, Old Violas, Cellos, Bows, Chicago, Fall, 1952, Soft Cover, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; 47 pages with black and white photos (Our #31959) $35.
102. Lucchi, Giovanni, Bowmaking: Passion of a Lifetime, Cremona, 2013, Lucchi Cremona Fondazione, English translation, Soft cover, 115 pages. Excellent condition. (Our #32422) $35.
103. Lutgendorff, Die Geigen und Lautenmacher: vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart, Frankfurt, 1921, hardcover, volume I only, fairly ordinary binding, somewhat shaken but overall good condition, violin and "lute" makers, histories of the different schools of making (Italian, German, French, etc), followed by a listing of makers, written in German (Our #28283) $75.
104. Lutgendorff, Die Geigen und Lautenmacher vom Mittelater bis zur Gegenwart, Frankfurt am Main, 1922, Frankfurter Verlags. Two volumes, hardcover with leather spine binding and leather corners, very fine condition though some wear to the leather, in German with black and white illustrations and photographs (Our #31951) $250.
105. Lutgendorff, Willibald, Die Geigen und Lautenmacher: vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart, Frankfurt am Main, 1922, Volume 1. Hardcover. 422 pages with 98 pages of plates. iolin and "lute" makers, histories of the different schools of making (Italian, German, French, etc), followed by a listing of makers, written in German. Excellent condition (Our #32296) $200.
106. Lutgendorff, Willibald von, Die Geigen und Lautenmacher vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart, Frankfurt, 1922, Frankfurter Verlags Anstalt A. G., Hardcover, in German, poor condition, complete but covers loose, spines damaged & loose. Vol.I: 422 pages of text plus 98 black & white prints of violins; Vol.II: 670 pages of text & illustrations of 853 labels; 10" x 7 (Our #26011) $200.
107. Lyon & Healy, Rare Old Violins, Chicago, 1919, (Our #25161) $75.
108. Lyon & Healy, A Catalogue of the Lyon & Healy Collection of Rare Old Violins, Violas, Violoncellos, Bows of Rare Makes. 35th Edition, Chicago, 1929, original cover worn. Color prints. 122 pages. 9 3/4" x 7 5/8" (Our #25993) $125.
109. Lyon & Healy, Catalog of Rare Old Violins, Violas, Violoncellos, Bows of Rare Makers, Chicago, August, 1924, 34th edition, soft cover, a bit tattered, 97pp (Our #28887) $85.
110. Lyon and Healy, A Catalogue of the Lyon & Healy Collection of Rare Old Violins; Violas, Violoncellos, Bows of Rare Makers., Chicago, 1929, 35th Edition.Hardback, bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine with title and Library of Congress title. Good+ condition; sticker on front cover and the inside front cover from the Library of Congress. Color illustrations. 122pp. 7-1/2x10in. (Our #28885) $125.
111. Meyer, Fritz, Beruhmte Geigen und ihre Schiksale, Koln, 1920, P. J. Tonger, German with no translation, Poor condition. Very worn spine, loose pages. 154 pages. 7 3/8" x 4 3/4" (our loose translation of the title "Famous Violins and their Fate") (Our #25926) $60.
112. Millant, Roger, J.B. Vuillaume: Sa Vie et son Oeuvre, London, 1972, W. E. Hill. 207 pages, hard cover, quarter green leatherette (Our #31243) $100.
113. Mockel, Otto, Die Kunst Des Geigenbaues, Berlin, 1954, Berlag Bernh. Friedr. Voigt, Hardcover, good condition. Dust cover ripped and torn. In German, no English translation. Black & white prints. 332 pages. 10" x 7 7/8" (Our #25949) $100.
114. Mockel, Otto, Taxe der Streich-Instrumente, Leipzig, 1929, hard cloth cover, in German, discussions about the different features of various schools of making and entries about different makers and values, 190pp (Our #28286) $100.
115. Moller, Max, The Violin-Makers of the Low Countries, Amsterdam, 1955, N.V. J.K. Smith & Zonen, Hardcover in very good condition. #551 out of a printing of 1500. Black and white photographs. 165 pages. 10 1/2" x 8" (Our #25903) $550.
116. Norris, Homer A., Practical Harmony on a French Basis Part I, Boston, 1894, H. B. Stevens Company, Cloth cover, very good condition. 92 pages. 8 7/8" x 5 7/8" (Our #25998) $35.
117. Orcutt, William Dana, The Stradivari Memorial at Washington, the National Capital, 1938, Orcutt, William Dana. Library of Congress: Gertrude Clarke Whittall foundation, 1938. Quarter cloth. 49 pages. (Our #31240) $40.
118. Peterlongo, Paolo, The Violin, Its Physical and Acoustic Principles, New York, 1979, Taplinger Publishing Company, Translated into English by Bill Hopkins. Hardcover with dust sleeve, excellent condition, color photos,160 pages. 10" x 7 3/4". (Our #25939) $65.
119. Petherick, Horace, Joseph Guarnerius, His Work and His Master, London, 1906, "The Strad" office, Hardcover, First Edition, fair condition. binding shaken, waterstained cover and some water rippling to the first chapter, 220 pages. 7 1/2" x 5 1/4" (Our #26222) $75.
120. Phipson, Dr. T. L., Famous Violinists and Fine Violins - Historical Notes, Anecdotes, and Reminiscences (A New Edition), London?Philadelphia?, 1903, Ballantyne, Hanson & Co., Hardcover, good condition. 254 pages. 7 3/4" x 5 1/4" (Our #25943) $40.
121. Piatti, A., Violoncello Method, London, Augener & Co, Hardcover, very good condition. Augener & Co. Edition No. 7778. 102 pages. 12" x 9 1/2", First Ed.? (Our #25921) $60.
122. Polonaski, E., The Value of Old Violins: Being a List of the Principal Makers, British, Italian, French & German, London, 1912, Wm. Reeves. Hard cover, 48pp, good condition (Our #28292) $35.
123. Prout, Ebenezer, Harmony: Its Theory & Practice, London, circa 1890, Augener & Co., 13th edition, hardcover, 263 pages (Our #23908) $15.
124. Racster, Olga, Chats on Big and Little Fiddles, London, c.1900, T. Werner Laurie Ltd., Hardcover, fair condition. Black and white prints. 268 pages. 7 3/4"x5" (Our #25945) $40.
125. Rattray, David, Masterpieces of Italian Violin Making (1620-1850), London, 1991, Royal Academy of Music., hardcover, excellent condition, ISBN 0 9517271 0 9 (Our #31946) $50.
126. Reger, Max, Supplement to the Theory of Modulation, Leipzig, C.F. Kahnt Nachfolger, Hardcover pamphlet. 50 pages. 6 7/8" x 4 3/8" (Our #25912) $25.
127. Rembert Wurlitzer, The Henry Hottinger Collection, New York, 1967, Hard cover, numerous black & white photographs of violins and bows from the Hottinger Collection (Our #32582) $150.
128. Ritter, Herrmann, Viola alta oder Altgeige, Viola, 1885, Carl Merseburger. Soft cover, in German, cover is in tattered condition with old tape, but contents are ok, 74pp (Our #28295) $
129. Roda, Joseph, Bows for Musical Instruments of the Violin Family, Chicago, 1959, William Lewis & Son, Hardcover, excellent condition, original parchment cover. 335 pages. 11 1/4" x 9" (Our #25920) $450.
130. Royal Academy, I Capolavori Cremonesi Della Royal Academy of Music: Masterpieces of Cremona, soft cover; London (Our #934080) $
131. Saint George, Henry, The Bow: Its History, Manufacture and Use, London, 1896, E. Shore & Co., "The Strad" Library No.111, Hardcover, excellent ondition. Black and white prints. 124 pages. 7 1/2" x 5 1/4" (Our #26223) $85.
132. Schaff, Gabriel, The Essential Guide to Bows of the Violin Family, New, Hard Cover, sealed in plastic (Our #31110) $55.
133. Schumann, Robert, Concerto A Minor for Violoncello and Orchestra Op. 129, New York, 1860s?, Edition Eulenberg, Composed 1850, first performed probably 9th June 1860 at Leipzig. Conservatory, by Ludwig Ebert; Revised by Max Hochkofler, soft cover, someone doodled in ink on the cover (Our #32465) $
134. Schumann, Saint-Saens, Dvorak, Great Romantic Cello Concertos in Full Score, New York, 1893, Dover Publications Inc., Sheet Music. Paperback.188 pages. 12 1/4" x 9 1/2" (Our #26009) $40.
135. Sennett, Richard, An Evening of Brahms, New York, 1984, Alfred A Knopf Inc., Hardcover with dust sleeve, excellent condition. 222 pages. 8 3/4" x 6" (Our #25997) $40.
136. Shelton, Edgar, The Violin and All About It, London, ??, J. W. Harberd, Hardcover, poor condition. Top cover detached along with title page. Worn spine. 95 pages. 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" (Our #25925) $35.
137. Spiering, Theodore, ed., The International Library of Music for Violinists, New York, 1925, The University Society, hard cover, Volumes VI, VII, and VIII (in one book) excellent condition, (Our #26484) $50.
138. St. George, Henry, The Bow, Its History, Manufacture, and Use, New York, 1969, Broude Brothers Limited, hard cover, new condition (Our #31075) $35.
139. Stoeving, Paul, The Story of the Violin, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, Hardcover, good condition. Second Issue. 324 pages. 7 3/8" x 5 1/2" (Our #25919) $40.
140. Stoeving, Paul, Von Der Violine, Berlin, 1906, Chr. Friedrich Vieweg G. M. B. H., Hardcover, fair condition. 371 pages. 7 1/2" x 5 1/4" (Our #25976) $60.
141. van der Straeten, Edmund, Technics of Violoncello Playing, London, 1905, The Strad Library, No.5, Second edition, 149 pp., 43 illustrations, 4 3/4 "x 7 1/2 ", very good condition, tight, covers worn a bit (Our #26617) $40.
142. W. R. Ford Co. Inc, Rare Old Violins, New York, 1927, W. R. Ford Company Inc., Catalogue, in fair condition. Covered by plastic bookcover. Color and black and white photo prints. 48 pages. 10" x 7 1/2" (Our #25992) $75.
143. Wasielewski, J.V., Das Violoncell und seine Geschichte, Leipzig, 1889, Druck und Verlag von Breitkopf und Hartel, Hardcover, very good condition. German text, 245 pages. 8 15/16" x 6" (Our #25918) $75.
144. Wechsberg, Joseph, The Glory of the Violin, New York, 1973, Viking Press, Hardcover. Very good condition. 314 pages. 9 1/2" x 6 3/8" (Our #25916) $30.
145. William Dana Orcutt, The Stradivari Memorial at Washington, the National Capital, Washington DC, 1938, Catalogue: Paper; 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"; 49 pages with numerous black and white photos; crease on front and back covers; otherwise excellent condition, Plimpton Press (Our #25176) $65.
146. William Lewis & Son, The Lewis Collection of Fine Old Violins, Violas, Cellos, Basses and Bows. No. 52, c.1952, catalogue, soft cover, 54pp, mentions Fickers, Carl Becker, etc., very good condition (Our #28888) $45.
147. Wurlitzer, Rare Bows for Violin, Viola, Violoncello by Makers of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 1931, The Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, Paperback, good condition. Packaging tape spine. Black and white prints. 48 pages. 11" x 8 1/2" (Part II of the 1931 Wurlitzer catalogue) (Our #25989) $150.
148. Wurlitzer, Rare Violins, Violas, Violoncellos of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Part I, New York, 1931, The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Paperback. Good condition. Packaging tape on spine. Black and white prints, 210 pages. 11" x 8 1/2" (Our #25990) $175.
Winds & Brass Books
149. Erick D. Brand, Band Instrument Repairing Manual, Elkhart, IND, 1946, fourth edition, hard cover, 198 pages, excellent condition (Our #32421) $35.
150. Garofalo, Robert & Mark Elrod, A Pictorial History of Civil War Musical Instruments & Military Bands, Chareston, WV, 1985, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. New condition, soft cover, 116 pages, with the slin vinyl disc in the back cover pocket, ISBN 0-933126-60-3 (Our #28252) $15.
151. Hotteterre, Jacques-Martin, Principles of the Flute, Recorder and Oboe, New York, 1968, Dover Publications, 73 pages, soft cover; ISBN-13: 9780486246062 (Our #22267) $8.
152. Lazzari, Gianni, ed., Strumenti A Fiato In Legno dalle collezion private italiane, Bologna, 2001, Woodwind Instruments from Italian Private Collections (text is in Italian, with the introduction transalted in English), catalogue for the exhibition, 200 catalogued woodwinds with photographs, single reeds and double reeds, slight water damaged (Our #24808) $15.
153. Meyer, R.F., The Band Director's Guide to Instrument Repair, Alfred Publishing Co, 1973, Alfred Publishers. Soft cover, good condition, 144 pages (Our #28169) $20.
154. The Historic Brass Society, Historic Brass Society Journal, New York, 1996-2000, This is a small collection of back issues of the Society's annual Jounral, which includes; Volume 8 from 1996, Volume 9 from 1997, Volume 10 from 1998, Volume 11 from 1999, Volume 12 from 2000. Excellent, interesting articles. In Excellent condition (Our #32282) $40.
Other Books
155. A Checklist of European Harps, 1979, paper covers, 15 pages with catalogue descriptions of 35 harps and 7 photographic illustrations (Our #24803) $20.
156. Fischer's Edition: Unison & Part Songs For Treble Voices, New York, circa 1915, J. Fischer & Bro., Series Four -- L, Volume One, hard cover, the cover loose at the spine, (Our #27969) $20.
157. German Volkslieder Album: Forty Songs with the Original Words & an English Version by John Oxford, London, circa 1890s, Novello, Ewer & Co.. 115 pp, 10-1/2" x 7-3/4", very nice condition with a leather covered spine (Our #28691) $35.
158. In Morte di M.F. Malibran: Cantata Quadri Pittorici E E Gruppi, Bologna, 1836, Da Eseguirsi in Bologna: Nel Gran Teatro Communale: La sera del 24 novembre 1836; Dedicati; Alla Memoria della Celebre; MALIBRAN (Our #32466) $35.
159. Aldridge, John, Guide to Vintage Drums, 1994, 172 pages, soft cover, Centerstream Publishing, ISBN 0-931759-79-x (Our #22271) $22.
160. Aldridge, John, Guide to Vintage Drums, Fullerton, CA, 1994, Centerstream. Soft cover, good condition, ISBN 0-931759-79-x (Our #28049) $15.
161. Arnold, J.H., Plainsong Accompaniment, London, 1927, preface by Geoffrey Shaw, gilt stamped green hard cover, 175 pages, 10.25"x7.25", very good condition, not dog eared or torn, but there is a bit of ald paper stuck along one edge of the outside of the back cover, Oxford University Press (Our #25397) $25.
162. Bach, Johann Sebastian, Notenbuchlein fur Anna Magdalena Bach (1725), Chicago, 1960, Co-Di Music Publications, Collection of simple piano pieces by J. S. Bach. Hardcover in good condition. 124 pages. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" (Our #25906) $20.
163. Brand, Erick D., Band Instrument Repairing Manual, Elkhart, Indiana, 1946, fourth edition, hard cover, 198 pages, excellent condition (Our #27973) $35.
164. Buchner, Alexander, Mechanical Musical Instruments, London, c.1950-60, Batchworth Press, Hard cover, with dust jacket, large format, 174 pages (Our #24269) $90.
165. Buchner, Alexander, Mechanical Musical Instruments, London, 1950-60, Batchworth Press, Hard cover, with dust jacket and original cardboard cover; large format, 174 pages. (Our #24276) $90.
166. Buchner, Dr. Alexander, Musical Instruments Through the Ages, London, 1964, Spring Books. Translated into English by Iris Urwin, hard cover, 13"x10", a nice general survey with lots of images, great gift!, very fine condition (Our #27977) $65.
167. Burkhart, Charles, Anthology for Musical Analysis, New York, 1964, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Paperback, very good condition. 382 pages. 11" x 8 1/2" (Our #26003) $25.
168. Cannon, Beekman C., Johann Mattheson: Spectator in Music, New Haven, 1947, Yale University Press, Yale Studies In The History of Music, Vol.1; hard cover, 244 pages (Our #23915) $18.
169. Cesar Franck, The Beatitudes: An Oratorio, New York, 1899, G. Schirmer. Words by Lady Colomb, Translated by Catherine Bradley, Music by Cesar Franck, Soft cover, good condition (Our #31939) $35.
170. Clemenicic, Rene, Old Musical Instruments, London, 1973, Octopus Books, LTD. ISBN 0-7064-0057-7. Hard Cover, 96 pages, illustrated in b&w as well as color, photographs and drawings. Excellent condition. A lovely overview from the High Renaissance period through the Baroque and Roccoco, to Classical instruments. (Our #32425) $20.
171. Cornell, J. H., Theory & Practice of Musical Form: On the Basis of Ludwig Bussler's "Musickalische Formenlehre", New York, 1883, G. Schirmer, hard cover, focusing on the Elements of Musical Form, Apllications, The Sonata Form and Rondo Forms, Binding is a bit loose and cover a bit tattered over the spine (Our #26650) $25.
172. Dolge, Alfred, Pianos and Their Makers, Covina, California, 1911, Covina Publishing Co., Hard library binding, 478 pages with many illustrations, complete but a few loose pages, otherwise very good condition (Our #24248) $50.
173. Dr. Alexander Buchner, Musical Instruments Through the Ages, London, 1961, Batchworth Press Limited. Translated by Iris Urwin. Fully illustrated; Hard cover, tan cloth binding, very good condition (Our #31324) $45.
174. Farrell, Susan Caust, Directory of Contemporary American Musical Instrument Makers, Columbia, 1981, University of Missouri Press. Hard cover with somewhat tattered dust jacket, 216 pp (Our #28042) $25.
175. Ferguson, Donald, A History of Musical Thought, New York, 1936, F.S. Crofts & Co., hard cover, 563 pages, very good condition (Our #26483) $35.
176. Fullerton, C.A., Glee Club Songs, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1911, Fullerton & Gray. A fun compilation of sungs including such peaches as "To All you Ladies Here To-Night," "There's Only Room for One," "It Takes a Girl to Do It", hard cover10-1/4 x 7-1/2", 253pp (Our #28689) $25.
177. Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Luiz de Freitas Branco, Lisbon, Portugal, 1975, Grafica Bras, Portugese composer and professor of music who played a preeminent part in the development of Portuguese music in the first half of the 20th century, soft cover, 79 pages, excellent condition (Our #27967) $15.
178. Galpin Society, An Exhibition of European Musical Instruments, Edinburgh, 1968, Reid School of Music, Edinburgh University, soft cover, 100 pages with black and white photos (Our #24332) $25.
179. Galpin Society, An Exhibition of European Musical Instruments, Edinburgh, 1968, Reid School of Music, Edinburgh University, soft cover, 100 pages with black and white photos (Our #24333) $25.
180. Galpin Society, An Exhibition of European Musical Instruments, Edinburgh, 1968, Reid School of Music, Edinburgh University, soft cover, 100 pages with black and white photos (Our #24334) $25.
181. Galpin Society, An Exhibition of European Musical Instruments, Edinburgh, 1968, Reid School of Music, Edinburgh Universitysoft cover, 100 pages with black and white photos (Our #24335) $25.
182. Galpin Society, An Exhibition of European Musical Instruments, Edinburgh, 1968, Reid School of Music, Edinburgh University, soft cover, 100 pages with black and white photos (Our #24337) $25.
183. Galpin, Francis W., Old English Instruments of Music, London, 1911, Methuen & Co. Ltd., Second Edition; Hardcover (Our #24264) $50.
184. Goetschius, Percy, The Homophonic Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Treatise on the Structure & Development of Musical Forms from the Simple Phrase to the Song-Form with Trio, New York, 1926, G. Schirmer. Hard cover, very fine condition, 236pp (Our #28083) $20.
185. Grout, Donald Jay, A Short History of Opera, New York, 1947, Columbia University Press, Volume.Two, hard cover, 711 pages, small tear to spine; ISBN-13: 9780231119580 (Our #23923) $10.
186. Groves Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Philadelphia, 1922, Theodore Presser & Co.; Hard Cover, Six volumes-each about 700 pages, Theodore Presser. Hard copy, red cloth hard covers, Five Volumes plus "An American Supplement" (6 volumes altogether), good condition, A very nice music library mainstay a nice complete set and in fine condition (Our #32462) $65.
187. Helga James, A Catalog of the Musical Works of Philip James (1890-1975), New York, NY, 1980, Judith Finell Musicservices Inc.. With a sticker on the inside cover "Complimentary Copy" and also signed by the author (and wife of P. James) "April 1982/ To Hanni/ With all best wishes/ from Helga" Some fading of the title on the front cover, missing dustjacket, otherwise very good cond (Our #28744) $18.
188. Hipkins, A.J., Musical Instruments: Historic Rare and Unique, London, 1945, A. & C. Black, hard cover, 123 pages, with 48 plates in colour by William Gibb (Our #24326) $100.
189. Hipkins, A.J. & Gibb, William, Musical Instruments: Historic Rare and Unique, London, 1921, A. & C. Black, hard cover, 123 pages, with 48 plates in colour by William Gibb (Our #24325) $120.
190. Howard, John T. & James Lyons, Modern Music: A Popular Guide to Greater Musical Enjoyment, New York, 1958, Mentor Books, Paperback, Revised Edition. Very good condition, slightly torn cover, 160 pages. 7" x 4 1/4" (Our #25942) $15.
191. Irwin, John Rice, Musical Instruments of The Southern Appalachian Mountains, Norris, Tenn, 1979, Museum of Appalachia Press, slightly dog- eared corner; paperback, signed by author, ISBN-13: 9780916838805, ISBN-10: 0916838803 (Our #24231) $15.
192. Irwin, John Rice, Musical Instruments of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Nnorris, Tennessee, 1979, Museum of Appalachia Press, signed by author, paperback, excellent condition; ISBN-13: 9780916838805, ISBN-10: 0916838803 (Our #24235) $15.
193. Irwin, John Rice, Musical Instruments of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Norris, Tennessee, 1979, Museum of Appalachia Press, signed by author, paperback, excellent condition, ISBN-13: 9780916838805, ISBN-10: 0916838803 (Our #24238) $15.
194. Irwin, John Rice, Musical Instruments of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Norris, Tennessee, 1979, Museum of Appalachia Press, signed by author, paperback, excellent condition; ISBN-13: 9780916838805, ISBN-10: 0916838803 (Our #24239) $15.
195. Irwin, John Rice, Musical Instruments of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Norris, Tennessee, 1979, Museum of Appalachia Press, signed by author, paperback, excellent condition; ISBN-13: 9780916838805, ISBN-10: 0916838803 (Our #24240) $15.
196. Jahnel, Franz, Die Gitarre und ihr Bau, Frankfurt am Main, 1963, Verlag Das Musikinstrument, Hardcover, 251 pages, in German. Technological information about guitars, lutes, mandolins,etc. (Our #24253) $85.
197. Kendall, Alan, The World of Musical Instruments, New York, 1972, Hamlyn, hard cover with dust jacket, 128 pages, historical overview of stringed, wind, percussion, keyboard & contemporary instruments, with B&W and color illustrations (Our #24805) $30.
198. Kern, Evan J., Harpsichord: Design & Construction, New York, 1980, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company. Hard cover with dust jacket, in good condition, 143 pp, ISBN 0-442-23348-5 (Our #28037) $25.
199. Kjedlsberg, Peter Andreas, Musikkinstrumenter Ved Ringve Museum, 1981, Ringve Museum, soft cover, 93 pages (Our #24319) $25.
200. Lavignac, Albert, Musical Education, New York, 1903, D. Appleton & Co., translated into English from the French by Esther Singleton, hard cover, 447 pages (Our #23922) $35.
201. Macpherson, Stewart, Practical Harmony: A Concise Treatise with Progressive Exercises, London, 1904, Joseph Williams Limited. Soft cover, very good condition, 162pp (Our #28084) $20.
202. Meier, John, Deutche Volkslieder mit ihren Melodien, Berlin und Leipzig, 1935, Walter de Grunter & Co.. Tan Cloth hard cover, 322 pages, good condition, light foxxing on the cover, a must have for the enthusiast of German folksong, printed in old German text font (Our #31941) $50.
203. Mendelssohn, Letters of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, from 1833 to 1847, Philadelphia, 1864, Frederick Leypoldt, Edited by Paul Mendelssohn Bartholdy of Berlin; and Dr. Carl Mendelssohn Bartholdy of Heidelberg: with A Catalogue of all his Musical Compositions compiled by Dr. Julius Rietz.Translated by Lady Wallace; hardcover, decent condition, 421 pages. 7"x 4-3/4" (Our #25947) $45.
204. Morgenstern, Sam, ed., Composers on Music: An Anthology of Composers' Writings From Palestrina to Copland, New York, 1956, Pantheon Books, soft cover, 584 pages, covers have creases but no tears, a bit yellowed, otherwise fine condition; ISBN-13: 9780394730400 ISBN-10: 0394730402 (Our #27968) $15.
205. Orcutt, William Dana, The Stradivari Memorial at Washington, the National Capital, 1938, Library of Congress, Hardcover, 49 pages (Our #24279) $65.
206. Otterbach, Friedmann, Schone Musik-instrumente, Mailand, 1979, Fabbri, Hard cover with dust jacket, excellent condition, 123 pages, German text, full color illustrations, ISBN 3-7796-5068-1 (Our #27980) $60.
207. Paganelli, Sergio, Musical Instruments from the Renaissance to the 19th century, Milan, 1970, Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Color photos and descriptions of various types of instruments. Translated into English by Anthony Rhodes from the Italian original. Hardcover, good condition. 157 pages. 7 3/4" x 5 3/8" (Our #25914) $35.
208. Parker, Horatio, Mona: An Opera in Three Acts, New York, 1911, G. Schirmer, Vocal Score, poem by Brian Hooker, Music by Horatio Parker, hard cover, 273 pages (Our #23925) $25.
209. Pratt, Waldo Selden, The History of Music A Handbook and Guide for Students, New York, 1930, G. Schirmer Inc., Revised Edition, 1930. Hardcover, fair condition. Worn cover. 734 pages. 8-9 /16" x 6" (Our #26013) $30.
210. Prout, Ebenezer, Counterpoint: Strict & Free, London, 1890, Augener & Co., hard cover, 249 pages (Our #23914) $15.
211. Richardson, A. Madeley, Helps to Fugue Writing: Based on Bach's "Das Wohltemperirte Klavier", New York, 1930, H.W. Gray Co., hard cover, 90 pages (Our #23916) $12.
212. Russell, Louis Arthur, English Diction for Singers And Speakers, Boston, 1905, Oliver Ditson Company, hard cover, 81 pp, text in English, 8x5-1/2" (Our #32464) $15.
213. Sousa, John Philip, National, Patriotic and Typical Airs of All Lands, With Copius Notes, Philadelphia, 1890, Harry Coleman, Music. Hardcover in excellent condition. 283 pages. 12" x 9 3/4" (Our #26006) $150.
214. Stevens, Georgia, Climbing in Music Land: Tone and Rhythm Series, New York, 1940, Macmillan Company. Hard cover, children's book, illustrations by George Vincent Deely, very good condition, 138pp (Our #28085) $15.
215. Taylor, Deems editor, A Treasury of Gilbert & Sullivan, New York, 1941, Simon and Schuster. The words and music of one hundred and two songs from eleven operettas. Ed: Deems Taylor. Illust: Lucille Corcos. Arr: Dr. Albert Sirmay. Hard back, cover in good condition aside from some fading at the bottom of the boards, illustrations in good condition; ISBN-13: 9781135509910, ISBN-10: 1135509913 (Our #28785) $15.
216. Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, The Arts, New York, 1937, Simon and Schuster, Hardcover, good condition. Color and black & white prints. 677 pages. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" (Our #26001) $45.
217. Victoria and Albert Museum, Musical Instruments as Works of Art, London, 1968, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 68 pages, paper cover unglued from book; slight damage to edges, black and white photographs, 16th-19th century instruments (Our #24270) $30.
218. Virgil, A.K., The Virgil Clavier Method, New York, 1906, Book I: Foundation Exercises in Piano Playing from First Rudiments to Highest Artistic Finish, hard cover, 252 pages; Rare method book meant to accompany the Virgil Practice Clavier (Our #25070) $50.
219. Wedge, George, Keyboard Harmony, New York, 1924, G. Schirmer, second edition, A Practical Application of Music Theory, Including the Study of Melody Harmonization, Broken Chords and Arpeggios, Modulation and Improvisation (Our #23926) $15.
220. Young, Philip T., The Look of Music, Vancouver, 1980, University of Washington Press. Soft cover, almost new condition, ISBN 0-292- 95785-9, (Our #31943) $25.
Artwork
221. Giuseppe M. Ferraro di Roccaferrara, of the viola da gamba by John Rose dated 1590 in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, signed, signed & inscribed verso, oil on canvas, 25 1/2"x 20", framed (Our #23529) $850.
222. Giuseppe M. Ferraro di Roccaferrara, Italian cittern attributed to Antonio Stradivari, signed & inscribed verso, oil on canvas board, 18-1/4" x 23-1/4", framed (Our #23531) $650.
223. Giuseppe M. Ferraro di Roccaferrara, Violin and mandolin by Antonio Monzio, Milan, signed and inscribed verso, oil on canvas board, 27-1/4" x 15- 1/4", framed (Our #23538) $750.
Guitars & Fretted Books
224. Boak, Dick, Martin Guitar Masterpieces, 2003, (Our #25545) $36.
225. David Schiller, Guitars: A Celebration of Pure Mojo, New York, 2008, soft cover, color photographs, features iconic guitars of many genres, 520pp, ISBN 978-0-7611 (Our #32610) $10.
226. Dick Boak, Images of America: C.F. Martin & Co., Charleston, SC, 2014, Arcadia Publishing, Wonderful compendium of photographs showing the C. F. Martin & Co. manufactory, and the guitars out there in the workd, soft cover; ISBN-13: 9781467121477, ISBN-10: 1467121479 (Our #32459) $15.
227. Il Salabue, La Chitarra - Quattro Secoli Di Capolavori, 2008, Edizioni Salbue, Representing the exhibition held at the Palazzo del Monferrato in Alessandria of Instruments from the 17th to the 20th centuries, Hard cover, beautfil full color photographs of the guitars, lots of historical B&W images, text is in Italian, 266pp, ISBN 978-88-87618- 13-6 (Our #934147) $450.
228. Jonathan Kinkead, Build Your Own Acoustic Guitar, New York, 2004, Hal Leonard/Quarto Publishing, Soft cover, 160pp. Missing the fold out plans for the Kinkade Kingsdown Acoustic Guitar. Some pages have some ink pen marks and underlining. ISBN 0-634-05463-5 (Our #32600) $15.
229. Liz & Jim Beloff, The Daily Ukulele To Go, 2015, Hal Leonard, spiral bound book of ukulele tunes arranged in alphabetical order - one a day for a year. Each tune has the chor fingerings illustrated at the top of the page. ISBN 978-1-4803-4227-9 (Our #32467) 37.50
230. Richard Johnson & Dick Boak, Martin Guitars: A History, Volume I, 2008, Hal Leonard. Hardback, this is the narrative history of early Martin Guitars. There is also a technical specifications Volume II available. (Our #31723) $20.
231. Sharpe, A.P., Make Your Own Spanish Guitar, London, 1963, Clifford Essex Music Co., LTD, Hard cover, 32 pages, excellent condition (Our #27971) $25.
232. The Martin Book, The Martin Book: A Complete History of Martin Guitars, San Francisco, 1995, Miller Freeman Books. Hard cover, 108 pages. Copiously illustrated with color photographs. In virtually new condition. ISBN 0-87930-354-9. (Our #32424) $18.
233. Tony Bacon & Paul Day, The Ultimate Guitar Book, New York, 1992, Alfred A. Knopf. 192 pages, fully illustrated with color photographs. (Our #29693) $25.