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Book #2328
Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society Volume XXII . 1996 152pp + 4pp, (+20pp of adverts).b/w illustrations. Contents: Sam Quigley - The Raffles Gamelan at Claydon House; Cecil Adkins - William Milhouse and the English Classical Oboe; Ardall Powell - The Tromlitz Flute; Pamela L Poulin - Anton Stadler's Basset Clarinet: Recent Discoveries in Riga. Clean copy appears unread. £12.00 (Paper)
Book #2004
The Oboe
An Outline of its History and Development
2nd edition 1962. 195pp, 8 b/w plates, music examples, graphs and line drawings in text. No dust jacket, corners,
top and bottom of spine lightly bumped, book sellers sticker on front end paper. Contents clean.
Couesnon et Cie
Book #2260
Manufacture Generale d'Instruments de Musique
Cuivres, Bois, Lutherie, Pianos, Harmoniums, Machines Parlantes, Accessoires Divers
1911, Trade Catalogue. 282pp, coloured frontis-piece, numerous b/w illustrations of players and instruments, 15 Marches & Refrains de l'Armee Francaise. 8vo
Cracked on spine, corners bumped, spine detached.
French text.
Book #1208
Musikinstrumente aus Ostbayern (Niederbayern / Oberpfalz) vom 17-19 Jh. Exhibition Catalogue Stadtmuseum 13 November 1992 - 31. January 1993. 176pp, colour & b/w plates. German text £18.00 (Paper)
Book #1010
Basson Methodes et Traites ,Dictionnaires, Methodes & Traites 4, Serie I, France 1600-1800, 1999. Methodes et Traites ,Dictionnaires, Methodes & Traites 4, Serie I, France 1600-1800, Realisee par Philippe Lescat et Jean Saint-Arroman. 136pp. Index chronologique:
Anonyme-Bethisy-de Brossard-Cugnier-Encyclopedie-Encyclopedie methodique-Louis Joseph Francoeur-Furetiere-Garsault-Hotteterre le romain-Laborde-Mersenne-Ozy-Richelet-Trichet-Vandenbrock. French text.
£30.00 (Paper)
Book #1281
Great Flute Makers of France: the Lot and Godfroy Families, 1650-1900 1993. 271pp. 98 b/w plates with over a hundred photos of flutes from public and private collections: 60 illustrations of archival documents. An important and original contribution to the history of the flute, based on primary source material. Lists serial numbers and dates of Louis Lot flutes, £40.00

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Book #2029
The Dayton C Miller Flute Collection
A Checklist of the Instruments
1961. The Library of Congress, Washington. 115 + vi pp, b/w plates. paper covers a little yellowed and dusty, binding tight, contents clean. A very good copy
£18.00 (Paper)
Book #2301
Die Gleichsam Redende Hoboe
Eine Geschichte der Hoboe von 1640 bis 1760
Margraf Publishers 2018 In der Übersetzung von Carin van Heerden. (original title: The eloquent Oboe – A history of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760 ) xviii + 524pp, b/w illustrations, music examples in text. German text.
This a new copy however front right hand top corner is bumped, effecting xviii pages
Book #2244
The oboe and the Bassoon
Translated from the German by A Clayton
First English edition, 1988. 223pp, colour and b/w illustrations. Very light shelfwear to (clipped) dustjacket, book like new.
Book #1374
The Bassoon and Contrabassoon 1965. 269p., b/w plates & line drawings. Dust jacket tatty & repaired with cellotape, boards a little marked, light shelf-wear to edges and spine. Binding tight, contents clean. £10.00
Book #1398
Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments Catalogue, Part 1, European Wind Instruments 1982. Catalogue by E.A.K. Ridley. 68pp, 84 (of 196 listed) instruments illustrated in b/w £7.00 (Paper)
Book #2265
Sammlung Alter Musikinstrumente bei der Staatlichen Hochschule fur Musik zu Berlin.
Beschreibender Katalog
Im Verlag von Julius Bard Berlin 1922. VI + 383pp (text) + 50pp (b/w plates). Rebound, brown linen boards with gilt lettering on spine. Small private library? paper label on spine. Corners lightly bumped. German text. A rare book
Book #2275
Incomplete Method für die Holzblasinstrumente. Schmutzig series no II Cor publishing Co, A E Goldstein 1951. 20pp, b/w illustrations. Very good copy £14.00 (Paper)
Book #2330
Boehm-Oboen und bie neueren franzoschen Oboen-Systeme 1969, 10 Schriftenreihe Das Musininstrument. 47pp, 4 b/w plates
Mit einem systemanalytischen Bericht von Dr. Dietrich Hilkenbach und einem Nachwort von Prof.dr.Gustav Scheck. Very good condition
£15.00 (Paper)
Vermillion (SD) USA
Book #1700
Beethoven & Berlioz Paris & Vienna
Musical Treasures from the Age of Revolution & Romance 1789 - 1848
Catalogue National Music Museum, September 12 - November 2, 2003.
Andr� P. Larson, Ph. D. / John Koster, A. B.
87pp., beautifully illustrated with colour plates.
£20.00 (Paper)
Book #1579
Loan Exhibition of Historic Double Reed Instruments 1988, by Ph.Young. University of Victoria. 91pp, 77 double reed instruments illustrated with descriptions including measurements & details of makers £20.00 (Paper)
Book #1581
The Development of Woodwind Fingering Systems in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 2003. 230pp. line drawings in text. An important study.
Eventhough this is a new copy there's slight yellowing of wrappers
£50.00 (Paper)
Book #1584
The New Langwill Index: A dictionary of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers & Inventors. Second impression (of first edition) 2020. xxxvii + 518pp. Entries for nearly 6500 makers & inventors active until c.1950. Awarded the C.B.Oldham Prize by IAML (UK) as the best British work of Music Librarianship, Reference or Bibliography for 1993. £90.00
Book #2223
Tutor Chart Etude
A Critical Bibliography of Historical Teaching Material for Bassoon to 1900
2012 Edited and with a Foreword by James B Kopp.
:"How did the bassoon evolve, and how did early players go about learning it? Written tutors, fingering charts and etudes reveal the instrument's design, capabilities and performance practise during a period of more than 200 years. William Waterhouse spent decades accumulating information on these works and the full results of his researches are published here for the first time".
£10.00 (Paper)
Book #1408
Patents for Inventions: Abridgements of Specifications relating to Music & Musical Instruments, A.D. 1694-1866 1984 Facsimile of 1871 Edition. 520pp. with abridgements of all 740 English patents issued before 1867. £27.00

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Book #1601
4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments: An Inventory of 200 Makers in International Collections 1993. 338pp. With information from over 700 collections, with bibliography of 150 cited photo sources. £60.00

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Book #2278
Loan Exhibition of Historic Double Reed Instruments University of Victoria (Canada), August 1988. 91pp, 77 double reed instruments illustrated with descriptions including measurements & details of makers £20.00 (Paper)

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