Giraffes, Black Dragons, and Other Pianos

The history of the piano as a machine, a piece of technology, from 1700 onwards; design, materials, manufacture and, since the first edition, more material re Bartolomeo Cristofori, the inventor of the piano; illustrated; first published in 1982.

Publisher: Stanford University Press. Second revised edition
Edition: 2nd Edition
Place Published: Stanford, CA
Fine in dustwrapper.

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