The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers: A Treatise Presenting Conclusions Concerning the Origin and Lives of This Famous Family Derived from Lifelong Study of Their Works and Diligent Research Among Relevant Data from Early to Recent Times, Having As Its Principal Subject Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Renowned Maker of Violins
Chicago: William Lewis & Son, 1949.
Limited Edition. Hardcover.
#1478 of a Limited Edition of 1500 copies.
With a chapter devoted to his (Giovanni's) father Laurentius and mention of descendants recorded as workers in the craft, together with illustrations of characteristic works and a tabulation of examples reputedly authentic.Item #900183
8vo, 1/2 gilt titled and decorated brown leatherette cloth, mauve cloth over boards, gilt decoration and title front board, gilt top edge, marbled endpapers, 335pp, index, biblio., list of subscribers, fully illus.
In very good condition.
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