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Ottoman Binding with French Text: Notice biographique sur Claude Montal, facteur de pianos à Paris…

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2 French articles on famous blind people in arts and literature, bound in a highly decorative contemporary Ottoman binding

 

2 titles bound in 1 volume, 8°, contemporary Ottoman red card binding with debosses surface and gilt decoration, contemporary debossed orange endpapers (minor foxing, endpapers with light scratches, binding slightly rubbed on the corners and with small worm holes on the front cover, partly repaired crack in the upper part of the spine, but overall in a good clean condition).

 

 

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Joseph GUADET (1795-1880).
Notice biographique sur Claude Montal, facteur de pianos à Paris
Paris, Fain et Thunot 1845.
15 pp.

[Bound together with:]

Joseph GUADET (1795-1880).
Les aveugles mécaniciens : MM Moulin, Foucaud, Dumas
Paris, Fain et Thunot, 1845.
15 pp.

 

 

A contemporary short biography of Claude Montal (28 July 1800 – 7 March 1865), a French pianist, the author of the first comprehensive text on piano tuning and repair, “l’Art d’accorder soi-même son piano…” and a major ppiano manufactor, who was blind since his early age.

The second text on famous blind in the world of arts and literature is the continuation of the first one.

The texts were first published in Annales de l’éducation des sourds-muets et des aveugles.

References: 1: OCLC 12832283, 906467271, 457349656. 2: OCLC 53541900.

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