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66/1795 [Violins]. Baese, G.L. Classic Italian Violin Varnish. Its History, Materials, Preparation and Application. Fort Collins, the author, 1985, XI,(1),99p., 20 full-p. col. ills., printed in an unspecified lim. numb. and signed edition, orig. giltlettered hrexine, matching slipcase.
€ (300-500) 300
66/1796 [Violins]. Benedek, P. Ungarischer Geigenbau. Violin Makers of Hungary. Munich, the author, 1997, 445p., richly illustrated, orig. boards w. dustwr., large 4to (sm. crease in frontwr.).
€ (80-100) 110
66/1797 [Violins]. Bignami, W. a.m.o. Il Suono di Bologna (...). The Sound of Bologna. Bolognese Violin Making between the 1800s and 1900s (...). Bologna, Florenus and Novecento Ed., 2002, 131,(1)p., richly illustrated, orig. wr., slipcase, folio. Spotti, G. Liuteria Cremonese contemporanea (...). Contemporary Cremonese Violin Making featuring 47 Makers. Cremona, Ed. Turris, 1994, 231,(1)p., num. (col.) ills., printed in 999 copies, orig. boards, folio. - AND 8 others on Italian violin makers/ violins (incl. a few sm. publications), i.a. M. BRINSER, Dictionary of Twentieth Century Italian Violin Makers (Irvington, 1978, num. ills., orig. wr., 4to); O. VON SCHULMANN, Echt oder falsch? Ein Beitrag zur Beurteilung altitalienischer Meistergeigen für Geigenliebhaber (Siegburg, 1976, plates/ ills., orig. wr.) and K. JALOVEC, Beautiful Italian Violins (London, 1963, (col.) ills., orig. cl. w. (sl. frayed) dustwr.).
€ (70-90) 120
66/1798 [Violins]. Bodart, P. Les trésors de la lutherie française du XIXe. Pref. E. Vaterlot, C. Breare. Paris, n.publ., 1994, (4),84,(4)p., num. full-p. (partly life sized) col. ills., printed in 2000 numb. copies, orig. giltlettered rexine, folio (fine).
€ (70-90) 140
66/1799 [Violins]. Brooks, E.L. and Degrotte, J.-A. Stradivari, le violon et le Nombre d'Or. Moules et dessins. Stradivari, the Violin and the Golden Number. Moulds and graphical studies. (Spa), Éditions Les Amis de la Musique, 2005, textbooklet: 162,(1)p., num. (col.) ills. and diagrams, orig. wr., 4to; loose title-leaf and 2x12 (transparent) sets of plates showing the mould of 12 different Stradivari, together in orig. giltlettered board box, large folio (fine).
€ (100-150) 100
66/1800 [Violins]. Comas, R.P. Los Luthiers Españoles. French transl. O. Braux. English transl. B. Kenyon. N.pl., the author, 1988, 351,(1)p., num. (full-p.) (col.) ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., large 4to.
€ (150-250) 150
66/1801 [Violins]. Dilworth, J., Fairfax, A. and Milnes, J. The Voller Brothers. Victorian Violin Makers. Oxf., British Violin Making Association, 2006, 112p., num. (mainly col.) ills., orig. boards, sm. folio. Monical, W. Shapes of the Baroque: The Historical Development of Bowed String Instruments. N.pl., The American Federation of Violin & Bow Makers, exhib cat., 1989, (2),VI,99p., ills., orig. wr., 4to.

- Sl. warped/ dampstained.

Beament, J. The Violin Explained. Components, Mechanism, and Sound. Oxf., Clarendon Press, 1997, 1st ed., XI,(1),245,(1)p., ills./ diagrams, orig. cl. w. dustwr. - AND 12 others, mainly sm. publications, i.a. F.J. LINDEMAN, The Rebirth of the Baroque Violin (Amst., 2011, (col.) ills., orig. wr.); C. ENGEL, Researches into the Early History of the Violin Family (London, 1883, 1st ed., woodengr. ills., orig. giltlettered cl.) and R. ALTON, Violin and 'Cello Building and Repairing (London, 1969, reprint ed., frontisp., ills., orig. boards w. dustwr.).

€ (80-100) 110
66/1802 [Violins]. Dipper, A. and Woodrow, D. Count Ignazio Allesandro Cozio di Slabue. Observations on the Contruction of Stringed Instruments and Their Adjustment 1804, 1805, 1809, 1810, 1816. N.pl., the authors, 1987, 1st ed., (4),85p., col. frontisp., ills., printed in 1000 numb. and signed copies, orig. boards w. dustwr., 4to (fine).
€ (70-90) 70
66/1803 [Violins]. Doring, E.N. How many Strads? Our Heritage from the Master. A Tribute to the Memory of A Great Genius (...) Being a tabulation of works believed to survive, produced in Cremona by Antonio Stradivari between 1666 and 1737 (...). Chicago, Bein & Fushi, 1999, enl. edition, 464p., num. monochr. ills., orig. gilt and dec. cl., folio.

- Corners trifle bumped. Otherwise fine.

Hill, A., A. and W.H. The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family. Introd. E.J. Dent. London, Holland Press, 1973, XXXI,173,(1)p., num. (fold.) (col.) plates/ ills., orig. cl. w. (sl. dam./ frayed) dustwr., 4to.

= Reprint of the ed. London, 1931.

€ (120-150) 120
66/1804 [Violins]. Doring, E.N. How many Strads? Our Heritage from the Master. A Tribute to the Memory of A Great Genius (...) Being a tabulation of works believed to survive, produced in Cremona by Antonio Stradivari between 1666 and 1737 (...). Chicago, Bein & Fushi, 1999, enl. edition, 464p., num. monochr. ills., orig. gilt and dec. cl., folio.
€ (100-150) 100
66/1805 [Violins]. Eerste Nederlandsche Snarenfabriek (First Dutch Stringmakers) Rotterdam. N.pl., Hakkert, n.d. (±1930), no pagination, num. full-p. photogr. ills. w. facsimile laudations by musicians below image, orig. wr. (rare).
€ (50-70) 50
66/1806 Violins  L'Esposizione di liuteria antica a Cremona nel 1937 A cura del Comitato per la Celebrazione del Bicentenario Stradivariano 66/1806 Violins L'Esposizione di liuteria antica a Cremona nel 1937 A cura del Comitato per la Celebrazione del Bicentenario Stradivariano
66/1806 [Violins]. L'Esposizione di liuteria antica a Cremona nel 1937. A cura del Comitato per la Celebrazione del Bicentenario Stradivariano. Cremona, Cremona Nuova, 1938, 257,(1),XXVII,(2)p., full-p. col. ill. and 120 monochr. ills. of violins, violas, cellos and basses, Italian, German and French text, printed in 500 numb. copies, orig. gilt hvellum, 4to.

- Upper hinge weak and title-p. and preface almost loose; w. dedication on verso title-p. ("Meiner lieber Freund Prof. Oscar Studer zur freundlicher Erinnerung 1 Mai 1939 Henry[...?]". Binding sl. rubbed along extremities; spine w. ms. "Geigen-Ausstellung" at the top.

= Issued 'to perpetuate the memory' of the exposition held in 1937 on occasion of the bicentennial of the death of Antonio Stradivari. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXII.

€ (400-600) 400
66/1807 [Violins]. Fuchs, A. a.o. Taxe der Streich-Instrumente. Lot of 10 vols., publ. Leipsic, C. Merseburger/ F. Hofmeister, 1929-2008, ills., orig. mostly unif. cl. w. dustwr.

- First vol. backstrip almost loose and without dustwr.; other vols. dustwr. occas. sl. frayed and 7 dustwr. with annot. on frontwr.

= Comprises 4th ed. (1929), 7th ed. (1970), 9th-16th ed. (1975-2008).

AND 1 other similar: J. HUBER, Geigen. Bestimmung der Preise (Frankf. a.M., 1988, col. plates, German/ English language, orig. boards).

€ (60-80)
66/1808 [Violins]. Gheroldi, V. and Colombo, L. (ed.). Varnishes and very curious secrets. Cremona 1747. The manuscript 4 [H 113] of the Biblioteca Trevulziana in Milan. Transcription S. Vitale and Engl. transl. M. Vesconi. Cremona, Cremonabooks, 1999, 251,(5)p., orig. wr., slipcase. Michelman, J. Violin Varnish. A Plausible Re-creation of the Varnish Used by the Italian Violin Makers Between the Years 1550 and 1750, A.D. Cincinnati, the author, 1946, 1st ed., VIII,(4),185,(1)p., orig. giltlettered boards. Fry, G. The Varnishes of the Italian Violin-makers of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and Their Influence on tone. London, Stevens & Sons, 1904, 1st ed., XI,(1),128p., orig. cl. (fine). - AND 10 others similar, various languages, i.a. A. ROMAIN, Nouveau Manuel Complet du Fabricant de Vernis de toute espèce (...) (Paris, 1977, ills., printed in 500 copies, orig. cl. Reprint of the orig. Manuels-Roret edition of ±1880); J. and R. HAMMERL, Geigenlacke. Wissenswertes über Harze und Grundstoffe für Geigenlacke sowie Ratschläge zur Lackierung (Frankf. a.M., 1988, orig. boards) and E. KNOPF, Der Cremoneser Lack (ibid., 1979, ills., orig. wr.).
€ (70-90) 110
66/1809 [Violins]. Grünke, K., Schmidt, C.H.-K. and Zunterer, W. Deutsche Bogenmacher. German Bow Makers. 1783-1945/ 1945-2000. N.pl., the authors, 2000, 2 vols., 255,(1); 208p., richly illustrated, German and English language, printed in 2000 copies, orig. unif. cl., matching slipcase, large 4to.
€ (150-250) 250
66/1810 [Violins]. Hamma, F. Meister der deutscher Geigenbaukunst. Stuttg., Schuler, 1961, 2nd ed., 71,(4)p., 80 plates, orig. gilt cl., 4to. Bletschacher, R. Die Lauten- und Geigenmacher des Füssener Landes. Hofheim am Taunus, F. Hofmeister, 1978, 239p., num. ills., orig. cl. w. (sl. dam.) dustwr., 4to. Adelmann, O. Die Alemannische Schule. Archaische Geigenbau des 17. Jahrhunderts. Berlin, Staatl. Institut für Musikforschung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, 1990, 1st ed., 136p., 242 ills., orig. wr. (unif. w. the preceding), 4to. - AND 1 other: K. KAUERT, Vogtländisch-westböhmischer Geigenbau in fünf Jahrhunderten (...) (Dresden, 2006, num. (col.) ills., orig. boards).
€ (100-150) 100
66/1811 [Violins]. Hamma, W. Geigenbauer der deutschen Schule des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts. Violin-makers of the German school (...). Tutzing, H. Schneider, 1986, 2 vols., XVI,519; VII,(1),591p., richly illustrated, orig. unif. cl. w. (trifle frayed) dustwr., large 4to.

= Standard work.

€ (150-250) 150
66/1812 [Violins]. Hamma, W. Meister italienischer Geigenbaukunst. Stuttg., Schuler, 1964, (2),728p., num. (full-p.) (col.) plates/ ills., printed in 2400 numb. copies, orig. gilt hmor. w. dustwr., 4to.

- Dustwr. frayed.

= Colophon: "Ausgabe zum 100 jährigen Bestehen der Firma Hamma & Co, Stuttgart". German, English and French text.

Jalovec, K. Böhmische Geigenbauer. Prague, Artia, 1959, 159p., 319 plates, 622 ills. of violin makers' tickets on plates, 16 scaled plates of violins, fold. map, orig. cl. w. (frayed) dustwr., 4to. - AND 1 other: IDEM, Italienischer Geigenbauer (ibid., 1957, richly illustrated, orig. cl. w. (dam.) dustwr., 4to).

€ (80-100) 100
66/1813 [Violins]. Henderson, F.V. How To Make A Violin Bow. Seattle, Murray Publ. Comp., 1977, (10),182p., 127 ills., orig. rexine w. dustwr.

- Dustwr. stained on fold. of folding flaps. Otherwise a fine copy.

€ (50-70) 50
66/1814 [Violins]. Henley, W. Universal Dictionary of Violin and Bow Makers. Tunbridge Wells, Amati, 1997, 5 parts in 1 vol., w. continuous pagination, 1268,(2)p., frontisp., orig. giltlettered cl.

- Fine copy. = Reprint of the first single vol. ed., London, 1973.

€ (70-90) 70