De Wit, Paul. KATALOG MUSIKHISTORISCHEN MUSEUMS. Leipzig, 1903.
207 pp., numerous illustrations. (6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, sl. worn) $125.00
(Doring, Ernest N.) Bein & Fushi. HOW MANY STRADS? Our Heritage from the Master. Enlarged and Expanded Edition with Additional Instruments Illustrated and Comprehensive Listings of Stradivari Instruments in the Violin Literature. Chicago, 1999. The Deluxe Edition.
464 pp., more than 100 instruments illustrated. (large 4to) The wonderful update of the classic book. The beautiful deluxe edition, no. 123, is limited to 300 copies, and sold out by subscription. In a slipcase. $650.00
Three volumes, 10 x 14 1/4 inches, gilt-stamped titles, each volume in a slip-case with similar gilt-stamped titles.
Collection in the Library of Congress: 80 pp. of photographs in color, 48 pp. of explanatory text and illustrations. 8 instruments illustrated.
Collection in the Smithsonian Institution: 132 pp. of photographs in color, 32 pp. of explanatory text and illustrations, 15 instruments illustrated.
Collection in the Corcoran Gallery of Art: 88 pp. of photographs in color, 32 pp. of explanatory text and illustrations, 8 instruments illustrated.
Beautiful full-page photographs by Shinichi Yokoyama, who did the photographs for the book Stradivari in Japan. In English and Japanese. A beautiful set of books. $2200.00
(Guadagnini, Giovanni Battista) GIOVANNI BATTISTA GUADAGNINI LIUTAIO. Nato a Bilegno di Borgonovo V. T. 1711. Gruppo Intesa, 2000.
83 pp., numerous illustrations, plus color illustrations of violins of Piacenza, 1742 and 1747, Milano, 1751-52, and Torino, 1770. (9 x 12 3/4 inches, d.j. sl. worn) A very good and rare documentary book about Giovanni Battista Guadagnini and his family. Scarce. $275.00