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Principles of Violin Playing & Teaching

by Galamian, Ivan

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1962
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$77.90

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1962. 1962 First Edition; 1962 printed on title page. NEAR FINE hardcover in GOOD dust jacket. Pages are fresh and fine - no markings, soiling or toning. Firmly bound in dark blue cloth hardcover with title stamped in silver on spine, Galamian's signature blind-stamped on front. Cover a bit crimped at spine ends, otherwise… Read more
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Stradivari's Genius: Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection

by Toby Faber

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780375508486
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$17.05

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New York: Random House, 2004. 2004 Stated First U.S. Edition and with full printing number line. FINE hardcover in FINE price-intact dust jacket, A fresh, unmarked, unblemished and tightly bound hardcover in bright, colorful jacket, Jacket is in a clear archival protector. Faber's work blends "history, biography, meticulous detective work, and an abiding passion for music..." Illustrated with several black… Read more
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American Luthier: Carleen Hutchins--the Art and Science of the Violin

by Quincy Whitney

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781611685923
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$49.40

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Lebanon, NH: ForeEdge, 2016. 2015 First Edition, First Printing with "1" in printing line. FINE in FINE dust jacket. A fresh, crisp copy. No markings or wear. Binding and hinges tight. Dust jacket is clean and complete and is in a clear archival protector. A comprehensive biography of the inspired American luthier, Carleen Hutchins, who created a suite of eight… Read more
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I Don't Sound Like Nobody: Remaking Music in 1950s America

by Zak, Albin

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780472116379
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$42.75

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Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2010. 2010 First Edition, First printing with "1" in printing line. FINE in VERY GOOD+ dust jacket. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked copy, tightly bound in hardcover gray paper over boards with black cloth gilt-titled spine. Jacket is near fine; some rubbing to back panel with small scratches to bottom right corner near… Read more
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Tommy and Jimmy: The Dorsey Years

by Sanford, Herb; [Crosby, Bing - Introduction]

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1972
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$15.20

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New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House Publishers, 1972. 1972 First Edition, printing unstated. NEAR FINEin VERY GOOD price-intact, dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound hardcover. Pages crisp and fine. Green hardcover is clean, slightly color faded at edges and there is a slight lean, or cock to the spine, otherwise fine. Dust jacket is clean and complete… Read more
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How Many Strads? Our Heritage From the Master

by Doring, Ernest N.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition Limited
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$375.25

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Chicago: William Lewis & Son, 1945. 1945 First Edition, Limited to 1400 copies of which this is number 1293. Author inscribed in blue pen on first blank page, "To our esteemed colleague Hans Nebel, Esq. with warm regards. Ernest N. Doring." (Hans Nebel Sr. - a renowned violin maker). VERY GOOD+ hardcover bound in red leatherette with gilt and black… Read more
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Known Violin Makers

by Fairfield, John H.

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reissue
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$17.58

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Self-published, 1973. Originally published in 1942, this copy is from the 1973 reissue. NEAR FINE hardcover. (No jacket issued.) A fresh, clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages crisp and fine, blue cloth hardcover is gilt-titled on front and spine. There are a half-a-dozen small light spots to front cover, light rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, otherwise fine.… Read more
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How to Repair Violins and Other Musical Instruments

by Common, Alfred F.

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Knickerbocker Books
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Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$16.15

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London: William Reeves NEAR FINE hardcover. Edition undated (the book was originally published in the early 1900s, this is a more recent facsimile). A clean, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages fresh and fine. Small abrasion to top corner of front free endpaper. Bound in green cloth hardcover titled in black on spine. Binding and hinges firm and straight.… Read more
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The Violin-Makers of the Guarneri Family (1626-1762)

by Hill, William Henry; Hill, Arthur F.; Hill, Alfred Ebsworth

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Goodf
Edition
Reissue
ISBN
9780486260617
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$18.95

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Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 1989. 1989 Reissue of the 1931 edition published by William E. Hill and Sons. VERY GOOD large-format softcover. A clean, unmarked and well-bound copy. Pages are fresh and near fine. Paper cover lightly edge rubbed, a few light finger-dents, and a couple of small spottings to back cover; no tears or chips. Binding tight and very… Read more
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The Dr. Herbert Axelrod Stradivari Quartet

by Francais, Jacques

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$55.10

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Neptune City, NJ: Paganiniana Publications, Inc, 1985. 1985 First Edition. NEAR FINE hardcover. (A jacket was not issued.) A clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound copy. Generously illustrated with color photographs of the instruments, printed on fine glossy paper. The book is bound in a hardcover of color illustrated paper with a gloss lamination over boards. Pages pristine. Slight rubbing… Read more
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Violin Tone-Peculiarities

by Castle, Frederick

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$37.05

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Arthur, IL: Echo, 1988. FINE 1988 reprint, a carefully produced facsimile of the 1906 first edition of Frederick Castle's insights, based on more than 50 years' experience working with violins - repairing, analyzing and experimenting with tone. This is a fresh copy from the library of the James Parsley, the man who organized this reprint (identified by a round blind… Read more
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Szigeti on the Violin

by Szigeti, Joseph

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$46.55

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New York & London: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, 1970. 1970 First American Edition (1969 copyright held by Zigeti). FINE in NEAR FINE price-intact dust jacket. A clean, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages pristine as is the dark blue cloth hardcover with bright gilt titling stamped on spine. Unclipped jacket is crisp, clean and compete with minimal edge rub, no… Read more
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Nurtured by Love: The Classic Approach to Talent Education

by Suzuki, Shinichi; Suzuki, Waltrand (Translator)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Second Edition
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$8.50

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Miami, FL: Summy-Birchard Inc./Warner Bros. Publications, 1983. 1983 Edition. VERY GOOD+ soft cover. A clean, unmarked copy. Pages crisp and fine. Paper cover lightly shelf rubbed but clean - no tears or chips, price intact on back cover. Binding firm. The teaching philospophy of one of the most influential violin teachers of the late twentieth century. The Suzuki… Read more
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The Art of Quartet Playing: The Guarneri Quartet in Conversation with David Blum

by Blum, David

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394539850
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$18.95

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1986. 1986 Stated First Edition. NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD price intact dust jacket. Top page edge has a short remainder in red marker, no other markings. Pages are crisp and fine. Hardcover of light violet-blue boards with black cloth spine is gilt-titled on spine and front. Slight marginal color fade and tiny bump to… Read more
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The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination

by Guerrieri, Matthew

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2012
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307593283
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$11.40

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2012. 2012 Stated First Edition. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages and light brown hardcover are fresh and unblemished. Binding and hinges tight and straight. Jacket is clean with one tiny nick to front spine fold; font flap price clipped. An enjoyable exploration of the influences… Read more
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The Violin: A Social History of the World's Most Versatile Instrument

by Schoenbaum, David

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fiine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393084405
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$37.05

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2013. 2103 Stated First Edition, First Printing (printing line begins with "1".) FINE in NEAR FINE price intact dust jacket. As good as new: a crisp, clean copy. No markings, no wear to pages or hardcover. Binding and hinges firm and straight. Unclipped jacketis clean and bright; light surface rub but no tears… Read more
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The Science of Violin Playing with Master Class Concerto Editions of Mendelssohn, Mozart, Glazunov, Etc

by Bronstein, Raphael

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780876666012
Item Price
$707.75

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Neptune City, NJ: Paganiniana Publications, Inc, 1977. 1977 First Edition. NEAR FINE hardcover. (No jacket issued.) A crisp, clean, totally unmarked copy. Pages fine. Bound in russet cloth hardcover with gilt-stamped titles on spine and front cover. Cover is fresh with only a hint of edge wear. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. Bronstein begins with discussions on intonation,… Read more
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Violin-Making As It Was, and Is. Being a Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Treatise

by Heron-Allen, Ed

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fiine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780706310450
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$45.60

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London: Ward Lock, Limited, 1991. 1991 printing of Edward Heron-Allen's classic treatise written for both amateur and professional violin makers and players. FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. A clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Complete with 3 fold-out templates in fine condition. One leaf in book rumpled, all others, pages fine. Bound in red hardcover, title gilt-stamped on… Read more
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Lutherie Tools: Making Hand and Power Tools for String Instrument Building

by Olsen, Tim; Burton, Cyndy

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780962644702
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$90.25

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U.S.A.: Guild of American Luthiers, 1990. 1990 Edition, printing unstated (presumed first.) FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. A clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages fresh and fine, as is the olive green cloth hardcover; Title gilt-stamped on spine, Guild crest gilt-stamped on front cover. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. Jacket is clean and complete with moderate… Read more
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Violin Master Works and Their Interpretation

by Auer, Leopold; Martens, Martens, Frederick H. (Foreword)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine
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$51.30

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New York: Carl Fischer, Inc., 1925. 1925. NEAR FINE hardcover in GOOD+ dust jacket. A clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy of this scarce edition. Pages crisp and complete, light toning along top edge, otherwise fine. Bound in a handsome deep purple hardcover, title gilt stamped on front and spine in beautiful condition, no bumps, scuffs, fading or other blemishes… Read more
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