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Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres
Geoffrey T. Mayson
0709063032
Feb 1999
Hardcover
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Jingle Bells Matchbox Music Box
Crosley Radio
1400638097
November 2005
Other Format
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Deck the Halls Matchbox Music Box
Crosley Radio
1400638089
November 2005
Other Format
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Cylinder Musical Box Design and Repair
H. A. V. Bulleid
0930256166
May 1987
Paperback
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Book Description
A detailed guide to builders, musical arrangements, mechanical construction and restoration.


The Musical Box: A Guide for Collectors
Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
0887407641
March 1995
Hardcover
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Book Description
Musical boxes have been made by master artisans since the 1700s, playing classical music, hymns, operatic arias and popular tunes by means of discs or cylinders. The industry started in Europe, flourishing in Switzerland, Germany, and Great Britain, finally crossing the Atlantic to America, before ending in the early 20th century. this book is the definitive reference for anyone interested in the history of music, mechanical music, and musical technology, with complete diagrams of the various types of mechanical movements used over the centuries, indexes of manufacturers, box styles, and tune sheets, complete American and British patent lists, tips on maintaining, repairing, and purchasing boxes, and a price guide. Many of the loveliest musical boxes ever crafted are illustrated in full color in this book, with...


Enchanted Ear: Or Lured into the Music Box Cosmos
Larry Karp
0595121292
September 2000
Paperback
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Olin Tillotson, MBSI News Bulletin
"A small volume brim-full of the good stuff collectors eat, sleep and breathe."

Book Description
The Enchanted Ear tells the story of a collector's education, experience and passion: there's the thrill of the chase, the pain of irrevocable loss, the joy of love's labor rewarded. No dry treatise on collecting and restoring antique music boxes, The Enchanted Ear is an on-going narrative of the wonders and perils of life. Collectors will smile in recognition as they read this book. And if you're not a collector, watch out: you may suddenly find yourself wandering through antique shops and auction galleries.

"A small volume brim-full of the good stuff collectors eat, sleep and breathe."

—Olin Tillotson, MBSI News Bulletin



Musical Boxes and Other Musical Marvels: A Decade of Listening
Angelo Rulli
0915000024
July 1987
Paperback
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100 Years of Oz: A Century of Classic Images
John Fricke
1556709404
September 1999
Hardcover
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Book Review
The Wizard of Oz bears the remarkable distinction of being a perennial favorite in both book and movie form, the former for a solid century. Since the first Wizard of Oz book appeared just as the American merchandising machine was swinging into full gear, the characters of Oz have also been immortalized in a century's worth of memorabilia. In 100 Years of Oz, John Fricke takes the reader through the remarkable history of L. Frank Baum's creation, lavishly illustrating the progression with pieces from Willard Carroll's Oz collection. This collection is in itself a stunning monument to one man's obsession, albeit a charming one. Once you get past the sheer enormity of the accumulation, though, the individual pieces themselves are well worth a look. They range from the expected, such as dolls and comic books, to themed peanut...


The Musical Box Handbook Cylinder Boxes
Graham Webb
0911572368


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Cylinder Musical Box Technology: Including Makers, Types, Dating, and Music
H. A. V. Bulleid
0930256220
October 1996
Paperback
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Book Description
New knowledge as to dating has enabled the author to accurately date boxes produced by eleven of the leading makers over the period 1830 to 1900.


Meissen Collectors' Catalogue
Manufactured by Antique Collectors' Club
1851494057
January 2005
Hardcover
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