Violin-Making as it Was and Is
London, Ward, Lock. 1885, Second Edition. Hard Cover. Cloth worn, boards slightly warped; spine very faded, worn on ends; some internal hinges weak, else good. Preface dated 1885. Red pictorial cloth, 3 sepia photographic plates (Woodburytype?), of the author and an Amati, 3 folding plates, plans of a Stradivarius and a Guarnerius; numerous wood-cuts in text. 366 pages. Historical, theoretical and practical treatise on the science and art of violin making, for the use of violin makers and players, amateur and professional; with three poems. Author was a polymath who also wrote on archaeology, history, Persian literature, asparagus, and some fantasy fiction as Christopher Blayre. Good/No Jacket.
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