Sandys, William and Simon Andrew Forster

The History of the Violin and Other Instruments Played on with the Bow from the Remotest Times to the Present, also, an Account of the Principal Makers, English and Foreign, with Numerous Illustrations

John Russell Smith: London, 1864. first edition. Quarto. 390 pp. Color frontispiece of a painting. Illustrations. Cloth with blind stamping. Slightly frayed spine ends, otherwise a fine copy.