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


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.


Original publishers cloth


Offered by John Capes