The Violin Book - Robin StowellLondon: Balafon Books, 1999, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Slip case a little rubbed.
Contains: Black & white drawings; Colour drawings; A limited printing of 6000 copies of which this is number 00788.
From the cover: “Leading authorities come together to offer an overview of the Instrument unparalleled in its scope. John Dilworth discusses the anatomy of the violin, while Bernard Richardson explains its acoustics. Peter Holman considers Its antecedents and early history; David Rattray surveys the classic violinmakers, Including the Amati family, Stradivari and the Guarneri family. John Dilworth covers the most Important makers worldwide, while Peter Oxley writes on the pre-eminent bow-makers of France, Britain and Germany. The book also contains illustrated essays by Robin Stowell, Duncan Druce and Benjamin Dawson on the history of violin performance and the repertory. Please note that this book is for sale on behalf of a customer and will take an additional day or two to retrieve.”