Last Updated: 8/23/2001


"Au temps des Boîtes à musique; Des Origines aux Orgues de Fête Foraine" by Daniel Bonhôte and Frédy Baud. Published in 1975 by Éditions Mondo, Lausanne, Switzerland. Hard cover with dust jacket, 175 pages with numerous color photographs and diagrams. The text is in the French language. The book measures 10 inches (25.4 cm) high by 8-3/4 inches (22.1 cm) wide. It includes 33-1/3 Stereo LP recording in rear pocket measuring 6-7/8 inches (17.75 cm) in diameter by Phillips, containing 18 tracks of a variety of mechanical musical instruments.

This book is also published in the German language by Éditions Mondo, Lausanne, Switzerland, under the title "Als die Musikdowen speilten, von den Anfängen bis zur Karussel-Orgel"

CONTENTS (translated to English):
Preface of the Editor
The Country Artisan Discovers the Kindom of Sounds
From the Extravagance of the Salons to the Humble Fortune in the Attic
Music for Every Taste: Land and People of Yesteryear
The Good Old Time of Music Boxes

Descriptions and Locations of Photographs

For You to See and Hear:
They Still Play at the Auberson Museum... and on Your Record
   Photographs and Descriptions of the Instruments on the Accompanying Record

An Essay on the Genealogy of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Music Boxes

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