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FROM MUSIC BOXES TO STREET ORGANS

deWaard, Mr. R. , Translated from the Dutch By Wade Jenkins

Published by The Vestal Press, Vestal, New York, 1967
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
From Parnassus On Wheels (Poulsbo, WA, U.S.A.)

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Cloth covered boards. Spine ends rubbed and bumped with minimal fraying of lower spine end. Light lower edge rubbing. Previous owner's or book store? stamp on front free endpaper. Penciled underlining on 28 pages. Other than pencil marks, book is very clean and tightly bound. Fold-out chart at back of book is VG. Appears to be a pattern for punched automatic instrument music - shows 30 various musical groups. Chapters include: How do automatically-playing musical instruments work?, the carillon, pipe organs, reed organs, string instruments, music boxes, the origin of the "Pierement" (street organ), the Pierement in the twenties, the development of the Pierement in the Period 1920-1940, the notation of the organ books, the preservation of the pierement, discography (2 pages), 263 pages. Size: 5 3/4" x 8 3/4". Bookseller Inventory # 2615

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Title: FROM MUSIC BOXES TO STREET ORGANS

Publisher: The Vestal Press, Vestal, New York

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Edition: 1st American Edition

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