The Cooper Collection
Volume 2
by Albert W. Cooper

The Cooper Collection Volume 2 by Albert W. Cooper

This handsomely produced volume records a unique collection of stringed instruments and bows. It contains 31 fine English, French and Italian instruments plus 65 English bows which are illustrated with over 350 colour photographs. Nine aspects of each instrument and two of each bow are shown with measurements. Where relevant, details are included in the text accompanying each subject with translations into German, French, Italian and Japanese.
The finished volume has over 250 pages & measures 210 x 300mm. It is hard bound and boxed. The De-luxe edition is covered in gold blocked Skivertex simulated leather, the Standard edition is cloth covered. Both editions have dust covers.

Photography by: David Cousins

Instruments featured:
BERNADEL, Auguste Sebastien. Paris, 1845. (Violin)
BETTS, Arthur. London 1837. (Violin)
BETTS, John. London c. 1780. (Viola)
CARCASSI Bros., Lorenzo and Tommaso. Florence c. 1750. (Violin)
CHANOT, Georges. Paris c. 1865. (Violin)
CHANOT, Georges. Paris 1830. (Violin)
CHANOT, Georges. Paris c. 1850. (Violin)
DEGANI, Guillo Ettore. Venice 1896. (Violin)
DUKE, Richard. London c. 1770. (Violin)
FENDT, Berhard Simon. London c. 1845. (Cello)
FENDT, Jacob. London c. 1830. (Violin)
FENDT, Jacob. London c. 1840. (Violin)
FENDT, Jacob. London c. 1840. (Cello)
FORSTER, Simon Andrew. London 1843. (Viola)
FORSTER, William. London c. 1770-1775. (Cello)
GAGLIANO, Januarius. Naples 1765. (Violin)
HILL, Joseph. London c. 1770. (Violin)
KLEYNMAN, Cornelius. Amsterdam c. 1680. (Violin)
LUPOT, Nicolas. Paris 1803. (Violin)
LUPOT, Nicolas. Paris 1816. (Violin)
PAMPHILON, Edward. London 1669. (Violin)
PANORMO, Vincenzo. London c. 1790. (Cello)
PIQUE, Francois Louis. Paris c. 1780. (Violin)
PIQUE, Francois Louis. Paris c. 1790. (Violin)
SILVESTRE, Pierre. Lyon 1856. (Violin)
STORIONI, Lorenzo. Cremona c. 1780. (Violin)
TOBIN, Richard. London c. 1840. (Violin)
VOLLER Bros., Charles and Arthur. London c. 1900. (Violin)
VUILLAUME, Jean Baptiste. Paris 1846. (Violin)
VUlLLAUME, Jean Baptiste. Paris 1852. (Cello)
WAMSLEY, Peter. London 1740. (Viola)

A selection of the bow makers featured:
DODD, Edward
DODD, John
DODD, James
TUBBS, Thomas
TUBBS, James
TUBBS, Alfred
TUBBS, William
BROWN, James