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London: W. H. Allen & Co., 1884.. 1884.. Good. - 8vo, dark blue cloth (bumped & rubbed; lower half of front joint split) titled in gilt with vignettes & decorations in gilt on spine & front cover; deckle-edged. xxvii, [iii], 673 &  pp. & 2-page publisher's catalogue (cracked; rear hinge starting; scattered soiling), unopened. B&W frontispiece & 6 B&W plates. Good.
The Rev. H. R. Haweis, an amateur musician who calls the violin "the toy of my childhood-- the solace of my manhood" combines autobiography with reminiscences of musical experiences of all kinds. The "Third Book" of four deals with the violin, violinists and violin-making. The "Fourth Book" on "The Music of the Future" is mainly concerned with Liszt and Wagner. First Edition.
Title: MY MUSICAL LIFE
Publisher: London: W. H. Allen & Co., 1884.: 1884.
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 509
Keywords: MUSIC; OPERA; VIOLIN; VIOLINISTS; VIOLIN-MAKERS; COMPOSERS; RICHARD WAGNER; FRANZ LISZT; FIRST EDITION.