Violin-Making: as it was, and is by Ed. Heron-Allon
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This instructive, theoretical, and now historical publication on the violin is a truly unique and devout book on the instrument. Fully titled: "Violin-Making: as it was and is; Being a Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Treatise on the Science and Art of Violin-Making, for the use of Violin Makers and Players, Amateur and Professional.” Includes detailed pull-out instructions that blueprint directions for constructing the body, bridge, scroll, etc. Sepia plates throughout. The text is illustrated with precision, measuring to scale the parts of the instrument it describes. Dedicated to His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, who also happened to be "Prince of the Brotherhood of Amateur Violinists," who surely must have been impressed.
Illustrations by the Author.
Author photo by Van der Weyde.
Numerous pull-out diagrams and illustrations.