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Violin-making as it was and is: being a historical, theoretical, and practical treatise on the science and art of violin-making, for the use of violin makers and players, amateur and professional. by Edward Heron-Allen

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Published by Ward, Lock, and co. in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Violin,
  • Violin -- Construction

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Edition Notes

StatementWith upwards of 200 illustrations by the author. Preceded by an essay on the violin and its position as a musical instrument.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22110250M
LC Control Number34031512

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