Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
- Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, 1980
- ISBN: 004789007X
- First edition
- 25 x 19 cm.
- 410 pages
The author presents a comprehensive history of the musical box, arguing that the first comb-playing musical movements were around as early as 1750. the book is illustrated with b/w photographs.
The price-clipped dustwrapper is in very good condition, clean and bright, with some creasing to the top and tail of the spine and top edges.
The binding is tight.
There is an ownership bookplate to the front pastedown, otherwise, the interior is unmarked and in very good condition.