Boyden, David D.

The History Of Violin Playing From Its Origins To 1761 And Its Relationship To The Violin And Violin Music.

Oxford University Press: London, 1965. Quarto. 569 pp. Color frontispiece; the earliest painting showing a violin. 40 plates. Cased with recording. Slight tear in d/j, otherwise as new.
An important basic reference work on the violin. Examples of the 'old' violin sound compared to the 'new' are provided on a phonograph record.