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CLOCKWORK MUSIC. By Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume

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Book in very good condition, lightly marked at top edge (dust?). otherwise in fine condition. Dustjacket in very good condition, Small repaired tear at front and back top edges. See picture for publisher's synopsis on the book. An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to the Pianola, from Automation Lady Virginal Players to Orchestration. 334pp, Including Appendix: Names of Instruments and their Makers, and Index. Contains reproductions of illustrated advertisements describing unusual automation musical instruments from all over Europe and America. There are fine engravings of a piano played by a cardboard disc, a Polyphon which played music from a long strip of thin perforated cardboard, a musical box played by a thin 'cuff.'.a man operated by a steam engine... ... and much more.

Item details

Author(s):
ORD-HUME, Arthur W.J.G.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x18cms
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0047890045
Number of pages:
334
Publisher:
George Allen and Unwin, London, 1973
Title:
CLCOKWORK MUSIC. An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to the Pianola, from Automation Lady Virginal Players to Orchestration.

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Book in very good condition, lightly marked at top edge (dust?). otherwise in fine condition. Dustjacket in very good condition, Small repaired tear at front and back top edges. See picture for publisher's synopsis on the book. An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to the Pianola, from Automation Lady Virginal Players to Orchestration. 334pp, Including Appendix: Names of Instruments and their Makers, and Index. Contains reproductions of illustrated advertisements describing unusual automation musical instruments from all over Europe and America. There are fine engravings of a piano played by a cardboard disc, a Polyphon which played music from a long strip of thin perforated cardboard, a musical box played by a thin 'cuff.'.a man operated by a steam engine... ... and much more.

Author(s):
ORD-HUME, Arthur W.J.G.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x18cms
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0047890045
Number of pages:
334
Publisher:
George Allen and Unwin, London, 1973
Title:
CLCOKWORK MUSIC. An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to the Pianola, from Automation Lady Virginal Players to Orchestration.

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