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“W.E. Hill & Sons Violin Makers 1880-1936”. By John Basford and Tim Toft
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W.E. Hill & Sons Violin Makers 1880-1936, by John Basford and Tim Toft

£95.00£275.00 Sold by: Tim Toft Fine Violins

W.E. Hill and Sons was Britain’s most important violin dealership in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century and, during

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BUNDLE – In Focus and In Focus 2

£60.00 Sold by: The Strad Shop

The In Focus anthologies brings together many of the world’s most fascinating stringed instruments, with commentaries by today’s top instrument experts.

Both books feature exceptional high-quality photographs for every featured instrument – front, back and scroll – and will provide inspiration for today’s makers and anyone who enjoys the beauty and variety of stringed instruments.

This bundle includes:

  • In Focus (with new limited edition cover)
  • In Focus 2

In Focus 2

£35.00 Sold by: The Strad Shop

The Strad ’s second compilation of fascinating articles, written within the last 5 years, brings together fine instruments by some of the world’s greatest instrument experts. In this new anthology, every instrument has been given three pages to include more close-up photographs, archings, angles and tiny details.

Makers such as Antonio Stradivari and Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ rub shoulders with lesser-known names such as Alfredo del Lungo, David Stirrat and Willem van der Sijde, with each article including biographical details as well as points of interest regarding the instrument’s form and construction. This book is a must for every luthier’s library.

In Focus 2 is published in a soft-back cover.

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My Viola and I | Lionel Tertis
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My Viola and I by Lionel Tertis

£19.95 Sold by: Kahn and Averill

My Viola and I explores the history of the viola and music making during the late nineteenth century and early

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BUNDLE – The Best of Trade Secrets 1, 2, 3 and 4

£124.85 Sold by: The Strad Shop

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  • x1 – The Best of Trade Secrets
  • x1 – The Best of Trade Secrets 2
  • x1 – The Best of Trade Secrets 3
  • x1 – The Best of Trade Secrets 4
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FÜSSEN LUTE AND VIOLIN MAKING by Josef Focht, Klaus Martius, Thomas Riedmiller

“I can honestly say that it gives me great pleasure to review this book. It reveals a subject that I

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Violin & Viola by Yehudi Menuhin and William Primrose

£19.95 Sold by: Kahn and Averill

Yehudi Menuhin was indisputably one of the finest violinists of all time, with a technique that was the envy of

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Cello by William Pleeth

£19.95 Sold by: Kahn and Averill

Foreword by Jacqueline du Pré

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Valentin Berlinsky – A Quartet for Life by Maria Matalaev

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The compiled memoirs of Valentin Berlinsky, cellist with the Borodin Quartet for more than six decades.

Foreword by Steven Isserlis

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Listening through the lens by Christopher Nupen (with sampler DVD)

£30.00 Sold by: Kahn and Averill

The official autobiography from BAFTA award-winning film maker, Christopher Nupen, director of The Trout – one of the most watched classical music films.

Foreword by Vladimir Ashkenazy

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Violin Virtuosos: From Paganini to the 21st Century by Henry Roth

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Renowned critic Henry Roth brings his formidable knowledge and enthusiasm to bear on some of the greatest violinists in history.

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The Essential Handbook for Violinists’ by Rebecca Houghton

£20.00 Sold by: Viva Violins

Violin maker and restorer Rebecca Houghton wrote this book as a gift to players, teachers and parents who need essential

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Italian and French Violin Makers, Volume I-IV

£1,275.00£2,245.00 Sold by: Jost Thöne

This unique volume brings together a collection of instruments crafted by the legendary lutherie masters of the last four centuries

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Antonius Stradivarius Volumes I-VIII (Edited by Jost Thöne)

£3,950.00 Sold by: Jost Thöne

“Taken together, these eight volumes are a massive achievement, a substantial reset of the standards and quality of documentation, and

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Contemporary Violin Makers

£325.00 Sold by: Jost Thöne

This publication is designed to share rare insight into the world of contemporary violin-making. Two magnificent volumes offering a full

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Jean Baptiste Vuillaume

£230.00 Sold by: Jost Thöne

This splendid volume of different instruments built by the celebrated French master violin-maker Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, includes models by Stradivari,

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Violin and Bow Makers, Volume 1

£40.00 Sold by: Jost Thöne

This publication, measures 320 mm by 240 mm (complete with a hardcover and gold embossed print), and features forty full-colour

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The Golden Age of Violin Making in Spain

£485.00 Sold by: Tritó edicions S.L.

Edited by leading expert Jorge Pozas, this magnificent (and rare) title features a collection of 50 of the greatest Spanish

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The English Double Bass

£465.00 Sold by: Arpeggio Publishing

A unique leather-bound, limited-edition book exploring the fine double basses made in England – £465 plus P&P

ISBN: 978-1-916-4053-0-1

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An A-Z of Instrument Care by Jane Dorner (2nd Edition)

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A first-aid manual and good-health guide for your most precious possession. This essential book for players of the violin family

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Tourte Le Jeune (The Tourte Exhibition of London, November 2008)

£99.00 Sold by: Magic Bow Publications

Celebrating the life and work of François Xavier Tourte from the 1st through the 30th of November, 2008 at London’s

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The Bowmakers of the Peccatte Family, by Paul Childs

£199.00 Sold by: Magic Bow Publications

This rare book details the lives, histories, styles and influences of the Peccatte family with special chapters on Dominque, Francois

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Jean Pierre Marie Persoit: His Life and Work, by Paul Childs

£105.00 Sold by: Magic Bow Publications

“The great and intriguing bow maker, Jean Pierre Marie Persoit, has for many years been an inspiration to other bowmakers

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JOANNES BAPTISTA GUADAGNINI FECIT PARMAE SERVIENS C.S.R.

£315.00 Sold by: Scrollavezza & Zanrè

Masterpieces from the 2011 Parma Galleria Nazionale Exhibition

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THE GIROLAMO AMATI VIOLA IN THE GALLERIA ESTENSE

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TREASURES OF ITALIAN VIOLIN MAKING – I

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Violin Varnish

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Notes and articles from the workshop of Koen Padding. Edited by Helen Michetschläger.

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The Best of Trade Secrets 4

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The latest collection of articles from The Strad’s popular Trade Secrets section brings together methods for everything from reinforcing a cello neck

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Antonio Stradivari by Horace Petherick

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This book tells us much about the understanding of experts at the turn of the century. The later Hill book

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In Focus

£40.00 Sold by: The Strad Shop

For a limited time only, The Strad is issuing the first in the In Focus series with a beautiful, new limited edition cover.

This collection of articles from The Strad’s long-running In Focus series brings together more than 80 fascinating stringed instruments, with commentaries by some of today’s top instrument experts.

Makers include Antonio Stradivari, Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ and G.B. Guadagnini, but also lesser-known masters such as Paul Knorr, Dante Baldoni, Charles Nicolas Altermatt and many others. This makes it an essential resource for anyone seeking to extend their lutherie knowledge into areas and makers whose work is more rare, and a significant addition to the lutherie literature.

In Focus features exceptional high-quality photographs for every featured instrument – front, back and scroll – this book will provide inspiration for today’s makers and anyone who enjoys the beauty and variety of stringed instruments.

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Great Instruments

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Every generation of violin makers has sought to analyse and understand the classic forms, and, for the past 122 years,

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The Best of Trade Secrets 3

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Written by luthiers for luthiers, this third compilation of articles from The Strad’s popular Trade Secrets section brings together over

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The Best of Trade Secrets 2

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The Best of Trade Secrets 2 is a 120-page collection of lutherie techniques used by 29 of today’s top makers,

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The Best of Trade Secrets

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This collection of Trade Secrets articles from The Strad’s archives is an essential addition to any instrument maker’s library. It

Varnishes and Very Curious Secrets: Cremona 1747, ed. Vincenzo Gheroldi

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This study is based on a collection of varnish recipes in an 18th-century manuscript in a Milan library. Based on

Great Instruments 2

£19.95 Sold by: The Strad Shop

Great Instruments II presents a second selection, with in-depth studies of instruments and their histories, plus a basic ‘bluffer’s guide’ to identifying an instrument’s date, region and even its maker.