art of organ-building a comprehensive historical, theoretical, and practical treatise on the tonal appointment and mechanical construction of concert-room, church, and chamber organs, profusely illustrated. by George Ashdown Audsley

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This Dover edition, first published in 1965,is an unabridged and corrected republication of the work first published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, in 1905.

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