With Seventeen Color Plates of Violins
HILL, William Henry. Violin-Makers of the Guarneri Family (1626-1762): Their Life and Work. London: William E. Hill & Sons, Violin-Makers , 1931.
First edition. Quarto. xxxvii, [1, blank], [1], [1, blank], 181, [1, blank], [4, ads] pp. With forty-four photogravure plates, seventeen color plates, and numerous black and white text illustrations.

Original quarter vellum over green buckram, front cover stamped in black, red, gold, and green with Guarneri family crest, smooth spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Spine slightly dust soiled. Still a fine copy of this handsome work on some of the greatest Italian violin makers.

HBS # 68670 $850

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