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Image for Edward Withers Ltd 230 Years of Violin Craft in Soho

Edward Withers Ltd 230 Years of Violin Craft in Soho

By: Adam Whone

Price: £59.00

Publisher: London, Mill Hill Publications: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006496

ISBN: 0952926407

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on this British company of violin makers, founded in 1846. Book contains 112 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Historical Anthology of Music

By: Archibald T. Davison and Willi Apel Volume One

Price: £12.50

Publisher: USA, Harvard: 1957

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 000455

Condition: Very Good


This is volume one of two books which covers the history of music from the beginning to 1800. This volume complete in itself covers the period up to the beginning of the seventeenth century. It has more than 200 representative examples, under 181 seperate headings. The bulk of the book is the musical scores many previously unpublished, this is accompanied by an explanatory commentory and bibliography. 258 pp jacket has some pieces missing, largest 2 .5 cms deep tapering up to 0 .5 cms deep for alength of 12 cms other tiny pieces missing. All losses are in corners so book is still attractive. View more info

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Mediaeval and Renaissance Music : A Performer's Guide

By: McGee, Timothy J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Aldershot, United Kingdom, Scolar Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004471

ISBN: 0859678334

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Medieval and Renaissance music. 273 pages in very bright clean condition with musical scores a few illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean, as is the dustwrapper, very light bump to bottom front board very minor, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa

By: Percival R Kirby

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Witwatersrand University Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005823

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the musical instruments of the Native Races of South Africa. 285 pages in bright clean condition, 73 pages of B/w photographs, a full page map and musical notation plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly marked and spine slightly faded, A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Father Henry Willis Organ Builder and His Successors

By: W L Sumner

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Musical Opinion Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003600

Condition: Very Good


A history of one of the great large pipe organ makers, making organs for Blenheim Palace, Alexandra Palace, St Paul's Catheral and many others. 64 pages plus 30 pages of photographs showing the organs in the various locations. Book is bright and clean just some very light foxing to early pages and slight yellowing to edges of pages, dustwrapper is a little browned on edges slight wear and price clipped. A nice copy of a very informative book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info