London, San Francisco: Balafon, Outline Press Ltd., Miller Freeman Books, 1999.
Limited Edition. Hardcover. 12 7/8" X 10 1/8". 126pp. Edition limited to 6000, this being number 04693 and stamped on the limitation page. Mild wear to accompanying slipcase lettered in gilt, with some spots of soiling and edgewear. Light shelfwear to dust jacket. Blue cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Only a touch of shelfwear to binding, firm and sound. Pages are clean and bright. A highly presentable limited edition copy of this history of the instrument that has inspired much of the world's most beautiful and enduring music, from its medieval roots through the era of the great 16th and 17th century Italian makers and its influence on baroque and classical music, to the crowning glory of the roamntic concertos nad the challenging repertory of the 20th century (front flap). This item is oversize and will require additional shipping charges to ship internationally or priority. Please contact us for a shipping quote. Near fine / near fine. Item #4520