Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; 1 edition (March 28, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 1.3 x 12 inches
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Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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One of the world's most extraordinary collections (public or private) of musical instruments exquisitely photographed and accurately catalogued with thoughtful precision. A remarkable bargain, too, given the size and quality of the publication. I'm a bit perplexed by the decision to list items by accession numbers rather than by another of the many possible indexing methods; but that choice in no way compromises the magnificence of this remarkable volume.
This is a beautiful book. The photos, printing and description text are all first rate.
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