THE VIOLIN MAKERS OF BOHEMIA, by Karel Jalovec - [London imprint]


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The Violin Makers of Bohemia

Including Craftsmen of Moravia and Slovakia

by Karel Jalovec

London:  Anglo-Italian Publication Limited, [ND]  

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Original light blue cloth covers have gilt illustration on cover, gilt title on spine. 
  • Boards show some fading at edges, a mark at front cover, edgewear.  Corners are bumped and frayed.  See photos.  
  • Spine has gilt text and is sunned, creased, with bumped and softened ends.  See photos.  
  • Binding is secure.   
  • End papers/ pastedowns show little sign of wear.  
  • Illustrations are bright and clear.  
  • Interior is gently age-toned.  Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • PS2023.1109

128 pages, plus plates. 9 x 11.5 inches

This book, which is the sequel to the author's famous work on the great craftsmen of the Italian violin, deals with the makers of bowed and plucked instruments who lived in what was (at the time of publication) Czechoslovakia.

Illustrated with hundred of plates from photographs, including 319 plates of instruments, 619 labels, and one folding map.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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