Old Violin Italian - Bookshelf
The value of old violins, being a list of the principal violin makers, British, Italian, French and German, with approximate valuations of their instruments and occasional notes on their varnish. With illus. of some celebrated instruments and facsims. of labels
<B.— Italian Makers. C.— French Makers.
VIOLINS of best material, finest workmanship, and grandest tone, of Italian master, model of new appearance 300X10 dols. Such excellent violins in true imitation of the e/mmcteiuiiet in Knrt-m-nuMp and appearance of old master violins .
The father of Galileo the astronomer declared in 1583 that the best lutes were at that time made in England, and we know that lute-making and viol- making so invariably went together that in France and Italy the violin-maker is to this ...