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4 edition of Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres found in the catalog.

Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres

by Geoffrey T. Mayson

  • 146 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Robert Hale & Company .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & Collectables,
  • Mechanical musical instruments,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Antiques,
  • Toy Arts And Crafts,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • Musical Instruments - Keyboard,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Toys,
  • Mechanical singing-bird boxes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11238773M
    ISBN 100709063032
    ISBN 109780709063032

    Buy online, view images and see past prices for A SHELF OF BOOKS RELATING TO MUSICAL CLOCKS, MECHINICAL MUSIC AND AUTOMATA INCLUDING MECHANICAL SINGING BIRD TABATIERES. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. Built by Bontems of Paris, this Automaton produces a realistic bird song. Built in the mid to late 's. Height is " and birds are full size. BIRDS-MECHANICAL & SINGING. Among the most complex and fascinating of all mechanical musical items .

    Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres: From Mayson, Geoffrey T.: Books - or: Geoffrey T. Mayson.   – Marguerat’s singing bird alarm clock combines mechanical ingenuity with fine enamel work and a striking Art-Deco design – a superb exhibition piece. – Lite nature: Geoffrey T. Mason, “Mechanical. Singing Bird Tabatieres” Dimensions: Height: Width: Length: Circa: Condition.

    MAYSON, Geoffrey T - Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres: well illust, cloth in d/w, 4to, Robert Hale, first ed, * at time of its publication this was the only book on the subject Antiquarian Books. Author of Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres, Mechanical singing-bird tabatières We redesigned our Book Pages — can you share feedback? Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. Octo | History. Geoffrey T. Mayson - 2 works Add another? Most Editions |.


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This book is a must for anyone contemplating the purchase of an antique automaton singing bird box. The late author was THE world-renowned expert in restoring these miniature works of mechanical and artistic wizardry.

Divided into sections based on the manufacturers or country of manufacture, each section is extremely informative and clearly 5/5(1). Geoffrey Mayson's Mechanical Singing-bird Tabatieres is a complete record of the development, construction and restoration of these miniature mechanical marvels and is beautifully illustrated with over colour illustrations.

It is destined to become the definitive reference. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this : Hardcover. Book Title: Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres by Geoffrey T. Mayson Mayson died in (stated in the dust jacket of the book). Hardcover with dust jacket in lovely pre-owned condition. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear, notably on the back side, 5/5(1).

Singing-bird boxes are much sought after tod ay but until now there has been very little information abou t them. This is a complete record of the development, constr uction and restoration of these miniature mechanical marvels, and is well illustrated.

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Mayson. T his page details the restoration of my Karl Griesbaum Singing Bird Cage A Very Brief History of Singing Bird Cages For a couple of centuries now a few individuals, their families, and companies have produced mechanical singing bird automatons (Sometimes called Singing Bird Tabatieres).

In the past these devices were playthings for the rich. A singing bird box (boîte à oiseau chanteur in French) is a box, usually rectangular-shaped, which contains within a miniature automaton singing bird concealed below an oval lid and activated by means of an operating lever.

Its origins are found in the city of Geneva and its invention in /85 is attributed to Pierre Jaquet-Droz. The French term tabatière has also come to be used for. "Mechanical Singing-bird Tabatières," by Geoffrey T. Mayson. Published in by Robert Hale, London. Hard cover with dust jacket, pages with over color photographs and several in black-and-white.

The book measures 10 inches ( cm) high by /4 inches ( cm) wide. Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres by Geoffrey T.

Mayson Automaton Reference Book IronAgeCollectibles. From shop IronAgeCollectibles $ 1, FREE shipping Favorite Add to More colors Little music box with the melody you choose from the list. Singing birds in the colour you choose. This book is a must for anyone contemplating the purchase of an antique automaton singing bird box.

The late author was THE world-renowned expert in restoring these miniature works of mechanical and artistic wizardry. Divided into sections based on the manufacturers or country of manufacture, each section is extremely informative and clearly 5/5. Mechanische Singvögel (Mechanical Singing Bird) by Peter G.

Schuhknecht. This is an Ultra-Rare Book (text in German), Limited Edition to only 1, copies. This is the last copy offered in.

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Book Title: Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres by Geoffrey T. Mayson Mayson died in (stated in the dust jacket of the book). Hardcover with dust jacket in lovely pre-owned condition. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear, notably on the back side, e.g. scratches and indentation marks not easily seen.

Mayson (G.T.): Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatières O/P. pages, over colour illustrations, The book opens with a brief historical survey then progresses to the restoration of movements, birds and boxes.

Singing bird boxes are much sought after today; this book is the only work on the subject and has become very hard to find. The only reference I have found is “Mechanical Singing-Bird Tabatieres” by Geoffrey Mayson.

Have any of you seen this book or do you know of any other reference, person or group that has knowledge on the subject. Have a happy 4th. Ken Ken M.

Registered User. This rare book traces the evolution of mechanical singing birds from antiquity to modern times, aaccording particular attention to the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century, the Golden Age of mechanical singing birds. Written in English and French.

Profusely ilustrated in color.- An automaton (plural: automata or automatons) is a self-operating machine, or a machine or control mechanism designed to automatically follow a predetermined sequence of operations, or respond to predetermined instructions.

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