Chicago: Bein & Fushi, 1998. First Edition. Oblong Quarto. Item #025161
Includes the 88 page book with mostly Chinese text. Very rare designed specially for the Chinese market with four cd's of the highest quality. Printed letter on letterhead of Bein & Fuschi on this special edition issued in 2005 and with facsimile signature by the late Geoffrey Fushi [1944-2012] addressed as follows: "My Dear Chinese Friends". He speaks here of how important Chinese violinists such Siqing Lu, Xi Chen, Chuanyun Li, Bin Huang, Yunzhi Liu, Yija Hou are. This specially produced volume is dated September 6, 2005. Many beautiful photographs of the violins of Strativari and Guarneri as well as the key people in the modern market from Fuschi and Bein to Oliveira. No copies of this edition on OCLC. A fine bright as new copy (just taken out of plastic) bound in decorative paper covered boards lettered in white and gilt, spine lettering gilt, in fine pictorial dust jacket.