The Italian Double Bass Book

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CLOTH-BOUND PATRON COPY


  • Cloth-bound with slipcase
  • Limited to 2000 copies
  • Hand-numbered
  • Signed by the authors
  • Personalised message
  • Your name published as a patron
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£395 + P&P

Normal price £465, saving £70

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LEATHER-BOUND PATRON COPY


  • Leather-bound with slipcase
  • Exactly matching The English Double Bass book in look and style
  • Limited to 2000 copies
  • Hand-numbered
  • Signed by the authors
  • Personalised message
  • Your name published as a patron
  • Save £255

£495 + P&P

Normal price £750, saving £255

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LEATHER -BOUND PATRON COPY, FOR OWNERS OF THE ENGLISH DOUBLE BASS

  • Special offer for those who own or are buying The English Double Bass
  • Leather-bound with slipcase
  • Exactly matching The English Double Bass book in look and style
  • Matching limited edition number to your copy of The English Double Bass book
  • Limited to 2000 copies
  • Hand-numbered
  • Signed by the authors
  • Personalised message
  • Your name published as a patron
  • Save £255
  • Complimentary postage

£495 + Free P&P

Normal price £750, saving £255 + free postage

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Following on from the success of The English Double Bass the authors are now working on the next title in the series, The Italian Double Bass. There will be 2,000 cloth-bound books and 2,000 leather-bound books published. Owners of The English Double Bass will be interested to learn that the leather-bound copies will match The English Double Bass in binding and style. Every owner of The English Double Bass who orders The Italian Double Bass will enjoy matching numbered copies.

The Italian Double Bass

The newest in the series of double bass books

To be published in 2019, The Italian Double Bass will feature some of the finest double basses ever made. Authors Thomas Martin, Martin Lawrence and George Martin present some 90 double basses from around 50 of the great Italian makers in a fine art book, with similar production standards and materials to The English Double Bass.

Buy The English Double Bass and pre-order your leather-bound patron copy of The Italian Double Bass to have matching numbered books both signed by the authors.

The Makers

Ninety of Italy's finest double basses by 50 exceptional makers

The authors behind this book are privileged to have worked on many fine Italian double basses over several decades. They are continuing to arrange the photography and research for a great many instruments, and are pleased to announce that work has already been completed on the following makers:

Hieronymus Amati II, Luigi Bajoni, Domenico Busan, Giovanni Battista Ceruti, Gasparo da Salò, Ferdinand Gagliano, Mateo Goffriller, Giovanni Battista Grancino, Giuseppe Guadagnini, Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi, Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Giuseppe Rocca, Vincenzo Ruggeri, Gaetano Santagiuliana, Giacinto Santagiuliana, Paulo Antonio Testore, Carlo Antonio Testore, Pietro Lorenzo Vangelisti, Lorenzo Ventapane

Bibliographic Data

Technical production detail and the team involved

Name:
The Italian Double Bass
ISBN:
978-1-9164053-1-8 (cloth-bound) / 978-1-9164053-2-5 (leather-bound)
Press:
Heidelberg 106XL six-colour with coater
Paper:
Amadeus Primo Gloss 170gsm
Page Size:
340mm x 240mm (portrait)
Finishing:
Case-bound in navy-blue leather presented in slipcase, with silver foil blocking to spine, cover and slipcase
Authors:
Thomas Martin, Martin Lawrence & George Martin
Editor:
Wes Stanton

Design:
Jade Freeman
Extent:
Around 500 pages
Price
Cloth-bound £465
Leather-bound £750

To be released in 2019, The Italian Double Bass is an unprecedented work. It explores the makers of Italy and the beautiful double basses they made.

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