"Yes - I agree that the bridge on the instrument illustrated in Tyler's book does look odd-and why has it got the white strip along the top? I haven't got the Evans book but yes the string length is definitely 37cms. …"
"Further to this and our recent emails, there are also decent photos of the instrument in the 1977 published book 'GUITARS.....' by Tom and Mary Anne Evans. Page 22 has front, side and back views. Evans gives the string…"
My friend has not finished his dissertation (on Coste) yet, but he recommends the following sources:
Johnson, James H.: Listening in Paris: a cultural history, Berkeley, University of Berkeley Press, 1995,Weber, William: The Great…"
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