The Messiah by Stradivarius

W.E.Hill & Sons [ Mr Shirley Slocombe - Illustrator]

The Salabue Stradivari. A History and Critical Description of the Famous Violin Commonly called "Le Messie"

Published: W.E. HILL & SONS 38 New Bond Street,1891

Date:

The First Edition "Containing many particulars obtained from authentic sources and now published for the first time. Illustrated with three coloured plates by Mr. Shirley Slocombe. Tall 8vo.[11½"x5½"] 31pps.publishers cloth with ties The Cremona Arms to the front board. Presentation inscription to C Could Esq ? from the publisher and loosely inserted engraving [unidentified] "Le Messie" made by Antonio Stradivari in 1716 remains pristine and is located in the Ashmolean Museum of Oxford.

Condition
Good

Binding
Original publishers cloth

£195

Offered by John Capes