Clockwork Music, An illustrated history of mechanical musical instruments from the musical box to the pianola; from automaton lady virginal players to the orchestron.

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., [1973].

Quarto (25 x 19 cm.), 334 pages. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Index. FIRST EDITION, U.S. issue simultaneous with the U.K. edition. A history of more than two thousand years of mechanical instruments, a much larger history than one might expect, but one brought to an end with the phonograph The author was a restorer of mechanical music instruments and founder of the Musical Box Society of Great Britain. Slight rubbing to publisher's green cloth; clean internally. In unclipped publisher's dust jacket. Near fine.

Price: $300.00

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