Francesco Geminiani - The Art of Playing the Violin (1751), now available in facsimile from Saraband Music

This work is one of the keystones of the pedagogical repertoire for 18th century music. With plenty of instructions, examples of good and bad technique, exercises and lots of pieces, this is a must-have for any serious violinist, and a great reference work for all string players. Spiral bound to lie flat on your music stand.

A$33 (A$30 ex GST) plus postage.