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Book #2306
exotische en oude europese muziekinstrumenten
exotic and ancient european musical instruments
Nijgh & van Ditmar (n.d.) 1962, octavo. 51pp, b/w illustrations. Dutch and English text by A W Ligtvoet.paper covers a little worn, small crease top right hand corner, sellers stamp on title page.
£10.00 (Paper)
Book #2305
EEN BLIK OP...UN REGARD SUR...A VISION ON...PIANOS 2002. Exhibition catalogue of the Chris Maene keyboard collection, Ghent 19 April - 8 June 2002. 130pp, fully illustrated in colour. Flemish, French & English text.
£22.00 (Paper)
Book #2296
European keyboard instruments
Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments
Catalog III, 1995
34pp, colour illustrations. English & Japanese text.
£12.00 (Paper)
Bingham Tony and Anthony Turner
Book #2292
Metronomes and Musical Time. Catalogue of the Tony Bingham Collection of metronomes in the Exhibition AUF TAKT! held in the Museum für Musik, Basel from 20 January to 20 August 2017. 2017. size 210mm by 270mm. 224pp. 400 plates, almost all in colour, including pictures of the 179 metronomes with at least one view of each. This catalogue includes a detailed history of the metronome by Anthony Turner. £40.00 (Paper)

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Book #2291
Genius Stradivari Exhibition catalogue , Museum Instrumentow Muzycznych w Poznaniu, October-December 2001. P. Cieœlak, J. Jaskulski, J. Kempiñski, A. £apa, M. Tiella, E. Wo³chowska. 137pp, colour & monochrome illustrations. Polish & English text

£30.00 (Paper)
Book #2288
Trois siècles de facture instrumentale à Nice

Exhibition catalogue, Musée du Palais Lascaris 13 juin - 31 octobre 2009 by Charles Astro, Robert Adelson, Frédéric Fuochi & René Saorgin. 48pp, colour & b/w illustrations.
L'ouvrage met en évidence la place de la ville de Nice dans l'histoire de la facture instrumentale depuis le XVIIIe siècle. Il évoque ainsi les frères Honoré et Antoine Grinda et la facture d'orgues à la française, l'importance de la lutherie avec l'atelier Tua-Parrenin,
mais également la facture instrumentale mécanique, notamment à travers la manufacture Amelotti.
French text
£20.00 (Paper)
Book #2284
The Ridley Collection of Musical Wind Instruments in Luton Museum 1957. 32pp. + 8pp b/w illustrations £10.00 (Paper)
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)
Book #2278
Loan Exhibition of Historic Double Reed Instruments University of Victoria (Canada), August 1988. 91pp, 77 double reed instruments illustrated with descriptions including measurements & details of makers £20.00 (Paper)
Book #2272
The Hoogsteder Exhibition of Music & Painting in the Golden Age 11 May - 10 July 1994, exhibition catalogue. E Buijsen & L P Grijp. with contributions from W J Hoogsteder, G Karman, M Kyrova, M Latcham, E Legêne, F Meijer, K Moens, G O'Brien, M Spring, P Verbraeken. 388pp, fully illustrated in colour. With dust jacket. Very good copy, like new. £50.00
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
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
Book #2256
In aller Munde
Mundharmonika Hand harmonika Harmonium
Eine 200-jährige Erfolgsgeschichte
Austellungs Katalog 2. Oktober bis 17. November 2002. Eine Ausstelllung des Musikinstrumenten-Museums Berlin SIMPK in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Deutschen Harmonikamuseum Trossingen. Herausgegeben von Conny Restle, mit Beitragen von C Restle, P Donhauser, H Wenzel, M Häffner, G Ziegenhals. 79pp, colour & b/w illustrations in text. German text
£17.00 (Paper)
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.
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)
Book #2054
An Illustrated Catalogue of the Music Loan Exhibition Held under the Patronage of His Majesty The King Her Majesty The Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Wales by the Worshipful Company of Musicians at Fishmongers' Hall June and July 1904 London Novello and Company, Limited, 1909. Only Five Hundred Copies of this Catalogue have been printed. 353 + xxiii pp (33 x 25.5 approx, cut), monochrome plates and b/w illustrations. Front and spine wrapper missing. Slight foxing on title page and frontispiece, not affecting the text or image, end paper a little soiled, however this is a very fine copy. £145.00 (Paper)

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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)
Book #1749
Von Zinken Flöten und Schalmeien. Katalog einer Sammlung historischer Holzblasinstrumente. Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. A. Berner. 1967?
125pp, b/w plates. With bibliographies of makers,
German text. Very good copy.
£50.00 (Paper)
Book #1718
Aux origines de la guitare: la vihuela de mano Les cahiers du musée de la musique 5. ouvrage publié sous la direction de Joël Dugot. 2004. 95pp, colour- & b/w illustrations, line drawings. French text. £30.00 (Paper)
Book #1711
Dangerous Curves: The Art of the Guitar Exhibition Catalogue by Darcy Kuronen, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 5 November 2000 - 25 February 2001. 223pp, fully illustrated with colour photographs £32.00 (Paper)
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.
Andr� P. Larson, Ph. D. / John Koster, A. B.
87pp., beautifully illustrated with colour plates.
£20.00 (Paper)
BERLIN Germany
Book #1111
Katalog der Streichinstrumente 1975. Catalogue of stringed instruments in Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung, Preussischer Kulturbesitz by I.Otto and O.Adelmann. 336pp, b/w line illustrations. German text £20.00 (Paper)
Book #1142
Dangerous Curves: The Art of the Guitar Exhibition Catalogue by Darcy Kuronen, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 5 November 2000 - 25 February 2001. 223pp, fully illustrated with colour photographs £40.00
Book #1150
Catalogue of the Brass Musical Instruments in the Collections of Bradford Art Galleries and Museums 1991. 34pp, spiral bound. Amongst the instruments described in this catalogue are the following:- keyed bugles; slide trumpets; ophicleides; French horns; bass horns etc.. £10.00 (Paper)
Book #1155
Instruments Royaux / Koninklijke Instrumenten Exhibition catalogue, Musée Instrumentale 28 August 1991 - 31 May 1992 M. Awouters, J. Tilmans, A. Meurant. 59pp, 2 colour & 7 b/w plates. Dutch & French text. Very nice copy, like new £10.00 (Paper)
Book #1177
Exhibition of Fine French Bows, Tokyo 2001, 'Celebrated French Bow Makers' Exhibition catalogue by Paul Childs with colour plates of 27 bows with introduction in English and Japanese £25.00 (Paper)
Book #1208
Musikinstrumente aus Ostbayern (Niederbayern / Oberpfalz) vom 17-19 Jh. Exhibition Catalogue Stadtmuseum 13 November 1992 - 31. January 1993. 176pp, colour & b/w plates. German text £18.00 (Paper)
Book #1272
Historisches Museum: 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 1991. Exhibition catalogue by Peter Spohr. 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)
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)
Book #1398
Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments Catalogue, Part 1, European Wind Instruments 1982. Catalogue by E.A.K. Ridley. 68pp, 84 (of 196 listed) instruments illustrated in b/w £7.00 (Paper)
Book #1402
Musical Instruments in the 1851 Exhibition 1986. Edited by P. & A. Mactaggart. 109pp, line drawings. £18.00 (Paper)
PTUJ Slovenia
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, Slovenian text £10.00 (Paper)
Book #1527
Beethoven: Musical Treasures from The Age of Revolution & Romance Objects from the collections of America's Shrine to Music Museum, University of South Dakota, Vermillion & The Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies at San Jose State University. Exhibition catatalogue 30 January - 21 March 1999. 44pp. colour illustrations £12.00 (Paper)
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)
Book #1579
Loan Exhibition of Historic Double Reed Instruments 1988, by Ph.Young. University of Victoria. 91pp, 77 double reed instruments illustrated with descriptions including measurements & details of makers £20.00 (Paper)

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