Part VI – Books, Magazines, etc. (L-O)

 

 

Lachmann, Erich. THE ERICH LACHMANN COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. Los Angeles, 1950.

53 pp., 24 full page plates. (12 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches, one corner sl. worn, generally fine to very fine) Sold for $488 at the Skinner auction of November, 1994. Scarce. $85.00

 

Lachmann, Erich. THE ERICH LACHMANN COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. Los Angeles, 1950. Plates Only.

The 24 full page plates, in a paper binder with the same cover illustration as the book. (12 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches, the tipped-in photos are 7 1/2 x 11 inches, paper binder a bit worn) $50.00

 

 

Lebet, Claude.  LES DEUX STRADIVARIUS DE DOMENICO DRAGONETTI.  (Domenico Dragonetti and his two Stradivarius Violins)  La Chaux-de-Fonds, 1991. The Deluxe Edition.

34 pp., 6 color photographs of the two violins, plus 2 portraits. (6 ¾ x 10 ½ inches, full leather binding, very fine condition, in a slipcase) No. 20 of the edition limited to 20. Extremely scarce! $750.00

 

McKinney, J. P. HOW TO REHAIR BOWS. University Press, 1970.

15 pp. (one side), numerous illustrations. (11 x 15 inches, spiral bound, some wear and taping to pages) An interesting book that shows step by step the process of rehairing a bow. Scarce. $65.00

 

 

Mockel, Otto. DIE KUNST DES GEIGENBAUES. Berlin, 1930.

389 pp., 128 diagrams, 71 plates of illustrations. In German. (8 x 11 inches, bound in 3/4 leather and boards, leather a bit rubbed) Great illustrations that show many of the steps involved in violin-making. Very scarce edition, signed by the author. $450.00

 

Möller, Max. THE VIOLIN MAKERS OF THE LOW COUNTRIES (Belgium and Holland). Amsterdam, 1955.

165 pp., 58 pages of plates, and an alphabetical register of the violin-makers of the Low Countries. (8vo, cloth, corners bumped, very good to fine condition) No. 680 of 1500 copies. A copy brought 632, about  $1000.00 at Christie's auction of October, 1993. Scarce! $600.00

 

 

Orcutt, William Dana. THE STRADIVARI MEMORIAL AT WASHINGTON, the National Capital. Library of Congress, 1938.

49 pp., frontispiece, 16 plates. (boards, spine a bit frayed)  $40.00

 

 

 

 

 

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