Music (1884)

Hart, George

The Violin: Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators

Published: Dulau and Co. & Schott and Co.

Date: 1884

gilt titles & decoration (violin) spine; gilt decoration (violin) in blind-stamped border front; blind-stamped border rear; bevelled edges to covers; top edge gilt; black e/p's.; tissue-guarded b/w. frontis. of Paganini's Giuseppe Guarneri; red & black titles page; illustrated througout by 22 further full-page, tissue-guarded b/w. plates & by further drawings within the text; the new revised & enlarged 'large-format' edition; " starting with an early history of the violin & its construction, parts, etc. which is followed by an detailed study of its makers, their methods, innovations & histories, examining the various schools in sections by nationality i.e. Italian, French, German & English. Each section contains a number of chapters."; including index - 499 pages.

some wear to corners & spine bottom; feps. & frontis. pages loose; inner hinges starting; foxing to first & last half-dozen pages; small tears to outer edge of two index pages; a fairly sound copy in spite of aforementioned faults.

green cloth


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