Embark on a captivating creative journey with the Library Edition of "Antonio Stradivari: The Complete Works." These exquisitely crafted volumes, quarter-bound in fine grey cloth with gilded lettering, are housed in elegant Parisian-grey slipcases for a touch of sophistication. Equipped with ribbons for easy handling, this edition enhances your reading experience.
Representing the culmination of nine years of meticulous research by our esteemed international team, this publication is a valuable resource for experts and violinmakers. Overcoming the challenges of researching old instruments, the Library Edition provides curated provenances for nearly 850 instruments, offering a crucial starting point for the next generation of scholars to deepen their expertise.
In the modern era dominated by technology, understanding Stradivari's legacy becomes crucial not only for preserving these works of art but also for propelling the art of violinmaking into a new era. With state-of-the-art photographic color reproductions of over 450 instruments and archive imagery, this edition provides an unparalleled understanding of the master luthier's work.
More than just a book, this publication marks a turning point in Stradivarian studies, set to become the definitive reference for future generations of researchers and collectors. Drawing on existing research and contributions from experts like Herbert Goodkind and Ernest Doring, the Library Edition cross-references with new insights from prestigious dealers' archives.
Collaborating with collectors, dealers, colleagues, and institutions, this project leverages a wealth of shared records. The scale of this publication not only builds upon existing research but also surpasses all previously published sources.
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Antonio Stradivari: The Complete Works
• Library Edition
• 1000 copies
• Quarterbound in fine grey cloth with spines of different colour
• Gold foil debossing on the cover
• Dimensions: 300 x 360mm
• 6 volumes (not sold separately)
Estimated delivery time: Spring 2024
Free delivery on all pre-orders.
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