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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 #1120
Der Csakan und seine Musik: Wiener Musikleben im fruhen 19. Jahrhundert, dargestellt am Beispiel einer Spazierstockblockflote 1992. 294pp. b/w illustrations, music examples. German text. £60.00
Book #2266
Musical Instruments and their Homes with two hundred and seventy illustrations in pen and ink by Wm. Adams Brown the whole forming A Complete Catalogue of the Collection of Musical Instruments now in the possession of Mrs J. Crosby Brown of New York New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1888. XII + 380pp. Pale green linen boards, with Burmese boat harp in gilt, gilt to top cut edge. Boards a little soiled, shelf wear to top and bottom of spine & corners, light foxing and browning to flyleaves, light tanning throughout, small tear in ppVII & 201. With a home-made melinex and cardboard cover. Despite everything this is a very nice copy. £150.00
Book #2259
The Ancient Music of Ireland dedicated by permission to Her Majesty The Queen 1st edition, Dublin 1840. Arranged for the piano forte. To which is prefixed a Dissertation on the Irish Harp and Harpers, including an account of the Old Melodies (150) of Ireland. 100 + xi + 109pp, small line drawings and vignettes in b/w. Hardback, half green leather & gilt. Corners bumped & leather worn and scuffed in places. Italian end papers; front end papers detached, light foxing throughout. Contents good and clean. After publishing a first volume (1798) and a second volume (1809) Bunting issued his third collection of The Ancient Music of Ireland in 1840. With this final volume Bunting hoped to promote the antiquity not only of the Irish music he had collected, but also of the Irish harp. He also wished to provide "the remaining airs of the collection arranged in true harp style."
Book #1206
The Music and Musical Instruments of Southern India and the Deccan 1891. 173pp. With an introduction by A.J.Hipkins, the plates drawn by W.Gibb. Special edition of 50 copies (artist proofs) printed on Japan paper.
17 chromolithographes. Parchment binding with gilt lettering, vignette & gilt on top edge.
An important book giving not only information on the music and musical instruments of southern India, it also provides an insight into the history, theory and the different styles of music including temple music, street music, and drama. With an extensive bibliography. A rare book. Light foxing on inside of boards and fly-leaves, otherwise a fine copy.
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 #2282
Kunsthandwerk im Dienste der Musik: Querfloten aus aller Welt im Wandel der Zeit: Traverse Flutes down the centuries from all over the world: Au fil de temps, Flutes Traversieres du monde entier Exhibition catalogue Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Stadtmuseum Munchen. 1991. 90pp, 30p. of b/w photos including illustrations and descriptions of 101 European and 25 primitive flutes. German, English and French text. £15.00 (Paper)
Book #2225
Folklore Museum
Barthiya Lok Kala Mandal
2nd edition 1988. 80pp (non paginated), coloured and b/w illustrations. This being a catalogue of a folk museum it containes besides 7pp of musical instruments, chapters on puppetry, pad paintings and folk deities, dance-dramas etc. English text, small format. Good copy.
£15.00 (Paper)
Book #1575
The Shrine to Music Museum: catalogue of the collections Vol.2. Instruments from Burma, India, Nepal, Thailand and Tibet. 1982, by Th. E. Cross, B.A. 31pp. b/w photos. £10.00 (Paper)

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