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SPOHR P
Book #2282
Kunsthandwerk im Dienste der Musik: Querflöten aus aller Welt im Wandel der Zeit: Traverse Flutes down the centuries from all over the world: Au fil de temps, Flûtes Traversières du monde entier Exhibition catalogue Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Stadtmuseum München. 1991. 90pp, 30p. of b/w photos including illustrations and descriptions of 101 European and 25 primitive flutes. German, English and French text. £15.00 (Paper)
HAMMERICH A
Book #2285
Das Musikhistorische Museum zu Kopenhagen
Beschreibender Katalog
Kopenhagen 1911. Deutsch von Erna Bobé, mit 179 Illustrationen. 172pp, b/w illustrations in text, Personenregister & Sachregister. Spine & front cover lightly sunned, small crease in back cover, front cover and half title, binding sound, contents clean. German text
£40.00 (Paper)
(Secondhand)
BROWN MARY E / BROWN WM ADAMS
Book #2266
Musical Instruments and their Homes with two hundred and seventy illustrations in pen and ink by Wm. Adams Brown the whole forming A Complete Catalogue of the Collection of Musical Instruments now in the possession of Mrs J. Crosby Brown of New York New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1888. XII + 380pp. Pale green linen boards, with Burmese boat harp in gilt, gilt to top cut edge. Boards a little soiled, shelf wear to top and bottom of spine & corners, light foxing and browning to flyleaves, light tanning throughout, small tear in ppVII & 201. With a home-made melinex and cardboard cover. Despite everything this is a very nice copy. £150.00
(Secondhand)
BUNTING E
Book #2264
A General Collection of the Ancient MUSIC of IRELAND arranged for the Piano Forte: some of the most admired Melodies are adapted for the Voice, to Poetry chiefly translated from the Original Irish Songs by Thomas Campbell Esq. and Other Eminent Poets: To which is prefixed A Historical & Critical Dissertation on The Egyptian, British and Irish Harp. Vol 1. London Published and Sold for the Editor by Clementi and Co, 26 Cheapside, 1809. III + 28pp (of text) + 72pp (of airs). 2pp of index to the airs and poetry, IV plates ( Irish harp (I), portrait of the harper Hempson (II) & musical instruments (III & IV). Decorative title page.Tatty boards: spine repaired with black tape: foxing, tanning and stained throughout: cracked on spine, sawn bundles generally intact, the odd page loose. Annotated in pencil. £120.00 (Paper)
(Secondhand)
BUNTING E
Book #2259
The Ancient Music of Ireland dedicated by permission to Her Majesty The Queen 1st edition, Dublin 1840. Arranged for the piano forte. To which is prefixed a Dissertation on the Irish Harp and Harpers, including an account of the Old Melodies (150) of Ireland. 100 + xi + 109pp, small line drawings and vignettes in b/w. Hardback, half green leather & gilt. Corners bumped & leather worn and scuffed in places. Italian end papers; front end papers detached, light foxing throughout. Contents good and clean. After publishing a first volume (1798) and a second volume (1809) Bunting issued his third collection of The Ancient Music of Ireland in 1840. With this final volume Bunting hoped to promote the antiquity not only of the Irish music he had collected, but also of the Irish harp. He also wished to provide "the remaining airs of the collection arranged in true harp style."
£250.00
(Secondhand)
GILLIAM L E / LICHTENWANGER W (EDITORS)
Book #2029
The Dayton C Miller Flute Collection
A Checklist of the Instruments
1961. The Library of Congress, Washington. 115 + vi pp, b/w plates. paper covers yellowed and soiled, spine darkened, a small faint damage to frontispiece, binding tight, contents clean
£15.00 (Paper)
(Secondhand)
DEN HAAG HOLLAND
Book #1751
Muziek voor het oog / Music for the eye 2003. This book shows in photographes more than 50 of the best pieces of the music collection of the Gemeentemuseum. The choice includes all sort of musical instruments as well as prints from the 16th to the 19th century. 191pp, colour- and b/w plates. Dutch and English text. £23.00 (Paper)
BEVAN C
Book #1121
Musical Instrument Collections in the British Isles 1990. 127pp, 47 b/w photos, details of almost one hundred collections open to the public. £8.50 (Paper)
DAY C R
Book #1206
The Music and Musical Instruments of Southern India and the Deccan 1891. 173pp. With an introduction by A.J.Hipkins, the plates drawn by W.Gibb. Special edition of 50 copies (artist proofs) printed on Japan paper.
17 chromolithographes. Parchment binding with gilt lettering, vignette & gilt on top edge.
An important book giving not only information on the music and musical instruments of southern India, it also provides an insight into the history, theory and the different styles of music including temple music, street music, and drama. With an extensive bibliography. A rare book. Light foxing on inside of boards and fly-leaves, otherwise a fine copy.
£1200.00
(Secondhand)
VERMILLION (SD) USA
Book #1575
The Shrine to Music Museum: catalogue of the collections Vol.2. Instruments from Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet. 1982, by Th. E. Cross, B.A. 31pp. b/w photos. £10.00 (Paper)

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