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Master Violin Makers (Both Subjects & Authors)Equally Masterful Binders
Extraordinary Provenance
(A Stunner).  Hill, William Henry; Arthur F. Hill; Alfred Ebsworth Hill.  The violin-makers of the Guarneri family (1626–1762): Their life and work. London: William E. Hill & Sons, 1931. 4to (29.9 cm, 11.75"). xxxvii, [3], 181, [5] pp.; 58 plts., 2 fold. maps, illus.
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Bodoni's Tribute to Corilla OlimpicaPoetessa Laureata
Accademia degli Arcadi.  Atti della solenne coronazione fatta in Campidoglio della insigne poetessa Maria Maddalena Morelli Fernandez Pistojese tra gli Arcadi Corilla Olimpica. Parma: Nello Stamperia Reale di Parma, 1779. Small 4to (23.4 cm, 9.21"). Frontis., [2], xii, 296 pp.; illus.
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Whittingham Printing, Hayday Binding
[Anderdon, John Lavicount].  The life of Thomas Ken bishop of Bath and Wells. By a layman. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1851. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). Frontis., viii, 528 pp.
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Come, Let Us March”
Bascom, E.H.  The school harp: a collection of pleasing and instructive songs. Music and words, original and selected. Designed for the use of schools and singing classes. Oblong. Boston: Morris Cotton, (Stereotyped by A.B. Kidder), 1855. 12mo. viii, 96 pp., [2] ff.
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Handsome KJV with Genealogies & Psalms
Bible.  English. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”). 1632.  The Holy Bible conteyning the Old Testament and the New. London: Robert the assignes of John Bill, 1632. Folio (34 cm, 13.4"). [15], 507, [1] ff. (lacking 7 prelim. ff.).
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Mr. Brecht, Bring Down This “Fourth Wall”
Brecht, Bertolt; Jack Levine, illus.; Eric Bentley, intro.   The threepenny opera.  New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. 4to (29.3 cm, 11.5"). 155, [3] pp.; 12 plts. (incl. in pagination, incl. frontis.).
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Renaissance Classics withCommentary from Two Modern Masters
Campion, Thomas.  Selected songs of Thomas Campion. Boston: David Godine, 1973. Folio. 161, [1] pp.; illus.
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Rules for the Choir
Catholic Church.  Province of Mexico City (Mexico). Concilio Provincial (3rd, 1585).  Statuta Ecclesiae Mexicanae necnon Ordo in choro servandus curante Vallisoletanae Ecclesiae capitulo sumptus suppeditante. Mexici: Apud Marianum Zunnigam, et Ontiverium, 1797. Folio (27.5 cm; 11"). [1], 140 pp., [2] ff.
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Breves & Semy-Breves byPickering & Whittingham
Church of England.  Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer noted by John Merbecke 1550. London: William Pickering (Chiswick: Charles Whittingham), 1844. 4to (24.5 cm, 9.625"). [70] ff.
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Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
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The Strangest Dinner-Party That Ever Was Seen”
Comus [pseud. of Robert Michael Ballantyne].  The butterfly's ball and the grasshopper's feast. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1857. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). [2], 24 pp.; 8 col. plts.
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I've Been Singing His L E G
[drop-title]  Cork leg songster.  Newcastle-on-Tyne: William R. Walker, [ca. 1860?]. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). 24 pp.
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Popular AuthorDecorative Designers Binding
Deland, Margaret.  Dr. Lavendar's people. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1903. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). [viii], 369, [7 (adv.)] pp.; 12 plts.
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Congo Mission Press Hymnal — LONKUNDO
Disciples of Christ Congo Mission.  Bonkanda wa nsao ya Nzakomba. Bolenge, Congo Belge: Disciples of Christ Congo Mission, 1918. 12mo (28 cm; 7.125"). 231 hymns.
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WOMEN'S THEATER”San Francisco 1923
Dramatic-Musical Society of San Francisco.  [drop-title] The Dramatic-Musical Society of San Francisco. Seventh performance of the 1922–1923 season. Friday, April 20, 1923 at 2:30 o'clock. San Francisco: Dramatic Musical Society, 1923. 8vo. [1] f. (verso blank).

200 Favorite Songs & Exercises
With Instruction“upon the Pestalozzian System”
Emerson, L.O.  The golden wreath; a choice collection of favorite melodies, designed for the use of schools, seminaries, select classes, etc.. Also, a complete course of elementary instruction, upon the Pestalozzian system, with numerous exercises for practice. Albany: Newcomb & Co., 1857. Oblong 12mo. 240 pp.

Twiddle, Twiddle, & Tromp, Trompee”Lighthearted Victorian Medievalism
Forsyth, Evelyn; Anna Hennen Broadwood, illus.  Ye gestes of ye Ladye Anne: A marvelous pleasaunt and comfortable tayle. London: A. & G. Way, prs., [1884]. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.35"). [8], 105, [3 (pub. adv.)] pp.; illus.
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AGreat Series of Song Titles . . .
Four favourite comic songs. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1825?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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A Rich AnthologyNicely Printed
Frothingham, Robert.  Songs of the sea and sailors' chanteys: an anthology selected and arranged by Robert Frothingham. N.p.: Houghton Mifflin Company (Cambridge: The Riverside Press), 1924. 16mo. xxii, [2], 288 pp.

MUSICAL SCHOLARSHIP Printed Beautifully —
Printed Masterfully!
Grañén Porrúa, María Isabel.  Tesoros musicales de la Nueva España: Siglo XVI. Tacámbaro de Codallos [Mexico]: Taller Martín Pescador, 2018. Small 4to (25.7 cm, 10"). 46 pp., [1] f., 2 fold. plts., illuis.
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1874 Tunes for TeachersLancaster, PA
Hall, W. B., & E. O. Lyte. The Teachers' Institute glee book. Designed for the use of teachers' institutes and common schools. Lancaster, PA: Published by the authors, 1874. Oblong 8vo. 176 pp.

Exceptional Musical Provenance
Hamma, Fridolin.  Meisterwerke italienischer Geigenbau-Kunst Ihre Beschreibg und bisher erzielte Preise. Stuttgart: Hamma & Co., [ca. 1933]. 4to (29.5 cm, 11.6"). [2], xiii, [3], 345, [5] pp.; 9 double plts., plts., illus.
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Waves Break Where the Seagulls Glide”
Henri, Adrian.  Lowlands away. Bath, UK: The Old School Press, [Spring] 2001. 4to (26.7 cm, 10.5"). [15] ff.
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He'd Sent Copies of Two Scores
Hervé [i.e., Louis Auguste Florimond Ronger].  Autograph Note Signed (“Hervé’) to “Cher Docteur,” in French. Cernay prés Permont, Seine et Oise, France: 14 October 1880. 12mo (18 cm; 7"), 2 pp.
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Commedia Dell'Arte & Other Expressive Figures
Kredel, Fritz.  Dolls and puppets of the eighteenth century as delineated in twenty four drawings. Lexington, KY: The Gravesend Press, 1958. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). [20] pp.; 24 plts.
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