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BASEL SWITZERLAND
Book #2274
Historisches Museum Basel
Jahresbericht 1992
1993. 102pp including 20pp 'Veronika Gutmann - Katalog der Kleinorgel' and `10pp 'Martin Kirnbauer - Verzeichnis der Flöteninstrumente in der Musikinstrumenten-Sammlung des Historischen Museums Basel', b/w illustrations. Good copy, German text
£14.00 (Paper)
(Secondhand)
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)
BOYDEN D
Book #2249
Catalogue of The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments
in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
2nd printing 1970. London Oxford University Press. 54pp plus b/w plates of 44 instruments. Dust jacket worn at edges and spine, minor foxing, binding tight.
£20.00
(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)
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)
Couesnon et Cie
Book #2260
Manufacture Générale d'Instruments de Musique
Cuivres, Bois, Lutherie, Pianos, Harmoniums, Machines Parlantes, Accessoires Divers
1911, Trade Catalogue. 282pp, coloured frontis-piece, numerous b/w illustrations of players and instruments, 15 Marches & Refrains de l'Armée Française. 8°
Cracked on spine, corners bumped, spine detached.
French text.
£75.00
(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)
GHENT Belgium
Book #1022
EEN BLIK OP...UN REGARD SUR...A VISION ON...PIANOS 2002. Exhibition catalogue of the Chris van Maene collection, Ghent 19 April - 8 June 2002. 130pp, colour plates. Flemish, French & English text. £22.00 (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)
HOLYOKE (MA) USA
Book #1331
The Belle Skinner Collection of Old Musical Instruments: a descriptive catalogue compiled under the direction of William Skinner 1933, 1st edition. 210pp. Colour & b/w plates. A very fine copy £50.00 (Paper)
(Secondhand)
HOOVER / RUCKER / GOOD
Book #1332
Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos 2001. Compiled from the Exhibition produced by the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian International Gallery, 9 March 2000 - 21 October 2001. 80pp. £14.00 (Paper)
KINSKY G
Book #2258
Musikhistorisches Museum von Wilhelm Heyer in Cöln
Katalog, zwei Bände
1910 Erster Band: Besaitete Tasteninstrumente - Orgeln und orgelartige Instrumente - Friktionsinstrumente. 478pp.
1912 Zweiter Band: Zupf- und Streichinstrumente. 718pp.
Both volumes with numerous monochrome illustrations, Georg Kinsky, the curator, describes in detail more than 1370 instruments.
Both volumes in original red linen boards with gilt lettering and apart of a small tear (pp144, vol.2) and a small smudge (pp VII, vol 2), in very good condition. A fine copy. German text
£700.00
(Secondhand)
LONDON
Book #1402
Musical Instruments in the 1851 Exhibition 1986. Edited by P. & A. Mactaggart. 109pp, line drawings. £15.00 (Paper)
MAGNANO
Book #1424
De Clavicordio II: Proceedings of the International Clavichord Symposium / Atti del Congresso Internazionale sul Clavicordo 21-23 September 1995 274pp. Edited by B. Brauchli, S. Brauchli & A. Galazzo. 12pp. of b/w photos, line drawings & music examples in text £35.00 (Paper)
MORALES L EDITOR
Book #2126
Domenico Scarlatti en Espańa
Domenico Scarlatti in Spain
Proceedings of Fimte Symposia 2006-2007. 384pp, b/w illustration, line drawings, music examples and graphes. Introduction in Spanish/English; 5 articles in Spanish with an English overview and 12 in English with a Spanish overview.
£75.00 (Paper)
NICE FRANCE
Book #2220
Le Clavier Vivant
The Living Keyboard
Exhibition catalogue 31 mars-29 octobre 2012 Palais Lascaris. R Adelson; A Roudier; Grant O'Brien; M Foussard; M Formentelli; M D Friesen. 68pp, colour illustrations. French and English text.
£15.00 (Paper)
PTUJ Yugoslavia
Book #1504
Glasbila na Ptujskem Gradu; Instrumentarij Salonov ter Mescanskih in Plemiskih Kapel 1994. Catalogue by D. Koter. 113pp, 6 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations, Yugoslav text £15.00 (Paper)
SACHS C
Book #2265
Sammlung Alter Musikinstrumente bei der Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik zu Berlin.
Beschreibender Katalog
Im Verlag von Julius Bard Berlin 1922. VI + 383pp (text) + 50pp (b/w plates). Rebound, brown linen boards with gilt lettering on spine. Small private library? paper label on spine. Corners lightly bumped. German text. A rare book
£350.00
(Secondhand)
Vermillion (SD) USA
Book #1700
Beethoven & Berlioz Paris & Vienna
Musical Treasures from the Age of Revolution & Romance 1789 - 1848
Catalogue National Music Museum, September 12 - November 2, 2003.
André P. Larson, Ph. D. / John Koster, A. B.
87pp., colour plates.
£20.00 (Paper)
WOODCROFT B Editor
Book #1408
Patents for Inventions: Abridgements of Specifications relating to Music & Musical Instruments, A.D. 1694-1866 1984 Facsimile of 1871 Edition. 520pp. with abridgements of all 740 English patents issued before 1867. £27.00


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