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The Hawley Collection of Violins; With a History of their Makers and a brief review of the evolution and decline of the art of violin making in Italy. 1540-1800
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The Hawley Collection of Violins; With a History of their Makers and a brief review of the evolution and decline of the art of violin making in Italy. 1540-1800

Chicago: Lyon & Healy, 1904. Limited Edition. Hardcover. very good +. Quarto. (12 /2" x 9 1/2") Gray paper over red boards. Paper title label to spine. 103pp. This is copy #1950 of 2000 copies. 37 full page color and black and white illustrations on violins, with tissue guards. There is a 2" closed tear on page 96.

$95.00

The Letters of Mozart and His Family

By Emily Anderson

Norton, 1989. Third Edition. Hardcover. near fine/near fine. 1038pp A very nice copy in dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.

$130.00

Discovering Bows for the Double Bass
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Discovering Bows for the Double Bass

By Christopher Brown; Etienne Vatelot; Bernard Millant

Saint Paul: Beaux Arts Editions, 1994. Hardcover. 31 x 24.5 cm. Quarto. 226 pages. Gold and black cloth. The is the Regular (Library) Edition limited to 600 copies SIGNED by the author of which this is copy number 227. French and English text. Many full size illustrations. The first ever publication of a book written solely on the evolution and development of the double bass bow.

$600.00

Living with Memories
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Living with Memories

By Janette Carter

Carter Memorial Music Center, 1983. Wraps. very good. Pictorial wrappers. 83pp. Signed and inscribed by author, Janette.

$40.00

Music and Musical Life in Soviet Russia 1917-1970
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Music and Musical Life in Soviet Russia 1917-1970

By Boris Schwarz

New York: W.W. Norton, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. very good/very good. 550pp. A nice copy in dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.

$30.00

Sacred Music of the Armenian Church 2 volume set I II
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Sacred Music of the Armenian Church 2 volume set I II

By Wardan Sarxian

New York: Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, 1966. Paperback. Very Good. 28 x 21.5 cm. Quarto. Two volume paperback set. Volume I: 194 pages, blue covers. Volume II: 313 pages, green covers. Armenian text with Anglicized transliteration. Crease to back cover and the last 30 or so pages of volume 2.

$60.00

Compositions and Concepts
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Compositions and Concepts

By Carei F. Thomas

Cajole Productions, 2010. First printing. Paperback. near fine. Oversize paperback. SIGNEDand inscribed by Carei.

$50.00

Heart Worn Memories: A Daughter's Personal Biography of Willie Nelson
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Heart Worn Memories: A Daughter's Personal Biography of Willie Nelson

By Susie Nelson

Austin Texas: Eakin Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 23.5 x 16 cm. Octavo. 228 pages.Red boards in lightly rubbed dust jacket. Three small closed tears to dust jacket. In mylar protective wrapper. SIGNED by Willie Nelson on the dust jacket flap.

$100.00

Osmo Vanska Orchestra Builder
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Osmo Vanska Orchestra Builder

By Michael Anthony

Minneapolis: Kirk House Publishers, 2009. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 24 .5 x 28.5 cm. Small quarto. 135 pages. Black cloth in dust jacket.

$40.00

Jazz Records 1897-1942; Vol. l A-K and Vol 2 Kar to Z.
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Jazz Records 1897-1942; Vol. l A-K and Vol 2 Kar to Z.

By Brian Rust

London: Storyville Publications & Co., 1970. Revised edition. Hardcover. near fine. Two volume set. Red cloth.

$40.00

Four Saints in Three Acts; An Opera
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Four Saints in Three Acts; An Opera

By Gertrude Stein; Virgil Thomson

New York: G. Schirmer, 1948. Paperback. Very Good. 30.5 x 22.5 cm. Quarto. 144 pages. Complete Vocal Score. Scenario by Maruice Grosser.

$35.00

The International School of Cremona Two Score Years of Violin-Making
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The International School of Cremona Two Score Years of Violin-Making

By Gualtiero Nicolini with translation by Helen Palmer

Edizioni Stradivari, 1979. Hard Cover. very good+. Brown boards. 159pp. English text. Profusely illustrated. Stamps of distributor on front endpapers.

$40.00

Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari: Treatises on the Life and Work of the Patriarch of Violinmakers
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Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari: Treatises on the Life and Work of the Patriarch of Violinmakers

By Herbert K. Goodkind

Estate Of Herbert K Goodkind, 1972. Hardcover. good+. Quarto. (11 1/2" x 9") Brown cloth with color plate mounted to front cover. 780pp. Spotting to page preceding half-title page and colophon page. Light "scuff" to edge of front cover. Curve at spine due to the "heft" of this volume. "Treatises on the life and work of the "Patriarch" of violinmakers. Inventory of 700 known or recorded Stradivari string instruments. index of 3,500 names of past or present Stradivari owners. Photogrpahs of 400 Stradivari instruments with 1,500 views":.

$450.00

Barrel Organ: The Story of the Mechanical Organ and Its Repair
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Barrel Organ: The Story of the Mechanical Organ and Its Repair

By Arthur W. J. G Ord-Hume

A. S. Barnes, 1978. Hardcover. very good/very good. 567pp. Lavishly illustrated with 150 drawings and over one hundred photographs. Nice copy in dust jacket. In a protective wrapper. This book traces the history of the barrel organ to its primitive origins. Also outlines the steps in the restoration of barrel organs and player organs as well as including a list of makers, agents, and patentees. Includes catalogues of player organs, show organs, and Flight and Robson auctions.

$30.00

The Organ and its Construction.; A Systematic Handbook for Organist, Organ Builders, Etc.
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The Organ and its Construction.; A Systematic Handbook for Organist, Organ Builders, Etc.

By J. J. Seidel

Ewer & Co., 1855. second edition. Hard Cover. good+. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. octavo. (8 1/2" x 5 1/2"). 208pp with two folded illustrated "tabs" in rear of book. Gutter cracked in rear. Stamp of "Grand Conservatory of Music" on front free endpaper, half-title page, and title page. Small stain at bottom gutters of front endpapers. In a mylar protective wrapper.

$100.00

Swedish Jazz Discography
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Swedish Jazz Discography

By Harry Nicolausson

Stockholm: Swedish Music Information Centre, 1983. 1st. Hard Cover. very good. Pictorial cover, no dust jacket as issued. Text in Swedish and English. Inscription from former owner on front endpaper.

$35.00

Jazz A History of the New York Scene (The Roots of Jazz)
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Jazz A History of the New York Scene (The Roots of Jazz)

By Leonard Kunstadt; Samuel B. Charters

New York: Da Capo Pr, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good. 382 pages. 16 mo. Originally published in 1962, this edition includes a new foward by Samuel B. Charters. Red cloth. No dust jacket.

$35.00

Musicae of Franchinus Gafurius
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Musicae of Franchinus Gafurius

By Irwin Young, translated and edited

University of Wisconsin Press, 1969. Glossy Pictorial Cover. very good/very good. octavo. 273pp. A nice copy in a lightly chipped dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.

$40.00

The Meisel Family Violinmakers Klingenthal, Vogtland
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The Meisel Family Violinmakers Klingenthal, Vogtland

By K. Lothar Meisel with Betty Vos

Minnesota: Singing River Publication Inc, 2006. Limited Edition. Quarto. 269pp Black cloth with pictorial paste-on to front cover. Label of previous owner on front free endpaper.

$160.00

The "Secrets" of Stradvari; with the catalogue of the Stradivarian relics contained in the Civil Museum "Ala Ponzone., o fCremona
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The "Secrets" of Stradvari; with the catalogue of the Stradivarian relics contained in the Civil Museum "Ala Ponzone., o fCremona

By Simone F. Sacconi

Cremona: Libreria Del Convegno, 1979. Hard Cover. near fine/near fine. Quarto. 284pp A very nice copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.

$260.00

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