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Three Centuries of Harpsichord Making

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HARDCOVER

$132.00 • £105.95 • €119.00

ISBN 9780674888456

Publication Date: 01/01/1965

Short

472 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 299 line illustrations, 18 tables

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Such a book—a historical survey reinforced with technical data—could only be written by a practicing builder of harpsichords, and this is why the curators of the collections in Berlin, The Hague, Vienna, Brussels, Paris, Washington, and New York, to mention only the greatest, are awaiting publication of this book. They know Mr. Hubbard and his combination of scholarly with technical knowledge.—Narcissa Williamson, Keeper of Musical Instruments, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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