Title: Early Keyboard Instruments from Their ...
Publisher: Peter Davies Ltd, London
Publication Date: 1930
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: First edition.
Quarto. original orange-brown cloth spine lettered in black over orange boards. Illustrated. ".It [this volume] deals with the keyboard instruments (excluding the organ) which preceded the pianoforte, i.e., the clavichord, virginal, spinet, and harpsichord, and with the early history of the pianoforte up to the year 1820.The work is illustrated with more than sixty collotype plates taken from illuminated manuscripts, prints, etc., as well as from the finest examples of the instruments themselves in museums and private collections throughout Europe and America. In addition there is a list, the first of its kind, giving the names and working dtes of over two hundred makers of keyboard instruments ." - from the dust jacket. Endpapers a little browned with offsets from dust jacket, else fine dust jacket (a little browned on spine, nicked at edges, repaired with cello tape). Bookseller Inventory # 32159
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