Part III ­ Books, Magazines, etc.






Beare, Charles. ANTONIO STRADIVARI. The Cremona Exhibition of 1987. London, 1993. The Deluxe Edition.

328 pp., more than 225 pages of color illustrations of instruments, illustrating 44 instruments and 2 bows, including the Tullaye, Mahler, Hellier, Tuscan, Medici, Baron Knoop, Soil, Batta, Lady Blunt, Sarasate, Habeneck and Muntz. An unbelievable collection of Stradivari’s instruments in probably the finest color photos of instruments ever printed. A sensational book, in a slipcase! No. 262 of the edition limited to only 300 copies. The deluxe edition was sold out by subscription, about 2 years before the book was actually published, and is extremely scarce. $2800.00


Bein & Fushi, Inc. THE "KING JOSEPH" JOSEPH GUARNERIUS DEL GESÙ. Cremona, 1737. Chicago, 1980.

21 pp., (3), 3 color plates. (6 3/4 x 10 1/4 in., leather back and red cloth) Edition limited to 1000. Now quite scarce. $100.00


Bein & Fushi, Inc. THE "PRIMROSE" ANDREA GUARNERI. Cremona, 1697. Chicago, 1983.

21 pp., (3), 5 plates. (6 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches, leather back and red cloth) Edition limited to 750. Now quite scarce. $100.00


Childs, Paul. THE BOWMAKERS OF THE PECCATTE FAMILY. New York, 1996. The Deluxe Edition.

xxv, 286 pp., 54 plates illustrating 168 bows. The fabulous, authoritative book on this great family of bow makers, in the scarce deluxe edition, limited to 400 copies. In a slipcase. $850.00


Coutagne, Henry. GASPARD DUIFFOPROUCART et les Luthiers Lyonnais du XVIe Siecle.  Paris: Fischbacher, 1893. In French.

79 pp., frontispiece. (7 x 11 inches, covers a bit worn and stained, edges of pages untrimmed) Regazzi calls this "a most valuable contribution to early violin history."  Very scarce! $850.00

(Cremona) CATALOGUE. ...And They Made Violins in Cremona. From Renaissance to Romantic Era. Four Centuries of Violin Making Art. Cremona, 2000.

220 pp., over 100 pp. of illustrations. (9 1/2 x 12 inches, stiff paper covers, minor shipping dings to spine, edges sl. worn)) A fabulous catalog from the 2000 Exhibition in Cremona. $150.00






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