OTTO, Jacob Augustus

OTTO, Jacob Augustus. Treatise on the Construction, Preservation, Repair, and Improvement, of the Violin, and All Bow Instruments

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman: London, 1833.

£ 150

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. 16 (advertisements), [ii, blank], x, [ii], 66 pp., [2]. Pages untrimmed.Contemporary manuscript inscription with date [J. Cressingham Carshalton 1835], bookplate of Robert Neale Esq. and receipt of acquisition from John Buchanan Second-Hand Bookseller [dated 1905] on top pastedown.Original blue paper covered boards;  corners and edges slightly worn and bumped. Advertisement, title page and translator’s preface quires detached; second half of book pages slightly loose; some soiling and foxing throughout. A good copy albeit worn.



Translated from the German, with notes and additions, by Thomas Fardely.