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"Treasures of Mechanical Music," by Arthur A. Reblitz & Q. David Bowers. Published in 1981 by The Vestal Press, Vestal, NY. Hard cover, 630  pages with hundreds of black-and-white photographs, advertisements and reproduction company brochures. Includes tuning scales for disc musical boxes and tracker bar and key frame scales for pianos, organs and orchestrions.  The book measures 11-1/4 inches (28.4 cm) high by 8-3/4 inches (22.2 cm) wide.


Chapter 1:     Introduction
Chapter 2:     Disc Music Boxes
Chapter 3:     Player Pianos
Chapter 4:     Expression and Reproducing Pianos
Chapter 5:     Music Roll Making
Chapter 6:     Coin Pianos and Orchestrions
Chapter 7:     Reed, Pipe and Electronic Organs
Chapter 8:     Barrel Organs
Chapter 9:     Band, Dancehall, and Fairground Organs
                         Dictionary of Terms
                         Bibliography and Suggested Reading List
                         Index and Easy Finding List

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