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Bedos De Celles, François (1709-1779)

L'Art Du Facteur D'Orgues. Par D. Bedos De Celles, Bénédictin. MDCCLXVI.

Leonce Laget: Paris, 1976. Facsimile edition of the 1766-'78 original, limited to 600 copies. Folio; c. 11" h x 11.5" w (43.2 cm x 29.2 cm). [2] + xxxii + 676 pp. Two volumes (4 volumes in 1 + bound volume of plates). 27 b&w plates (many fold-outs). Brown cloth, binding a little loose because of size. Fine condition.
The scarce limited full-size facsimile edition of Dom Bédos de Celles' monumental work, which is still referred to by organ builders today. Dom Bédos, whose full name was François Lamathe Bédos de Celles de Salellesbest, was a Benedictine monk and master pipe organ builder.
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