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The Piano Book: Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano
By Keith Jarrett (foreword by), Douglas R. Gilbert (illustrator) and Larry Fine
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brookside Pr
Publication date November 1, 2000
Pages 244
Binding Paperback
Edition 4th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781929145010
ISBN-10 1929145012
Dimensions 0.75 by 8.75 by 10.75 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $24.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
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This bible of the piano marketplace is indispensable to buyers and owners of pianos, amateur and professional players alike. Hundreds of thousands of pianos are bought and sold each year, yet most people buy a piano with only the vaguest idea of what to look for as they make this major purchase. The Piano Book evaluates and compares every brand and style of piano sold in the United States. There is information on piano moving and storage, inspecting individual new and used pianos, the special market for Steinways, and sales gimmicks to watch out for. An annual supplement, sold separately, lists current prices for more than 2,500 new piano models.


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780961751234
 
4th edition from Brookside Pr (January 1, 2001); titled "The Piano Book: Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano"
9781929145027 | details & prices | 244 pages | 9.00 × 11.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $27.95
2 sub edition from Brook House Pub (September 1, 1990); titled "The Piano Book: Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano"
9780961751234 | details & prices | List price $26.95
About: Explains how a piano works, tells how to select a new or used piano, discusses piano moving, storage, and tuning, and rates specific brands
Paperback
Book cover for 9780961751241 Book cover for 9781929145010
 
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With Keith Jarrett (other contributor) | 4th edition from Brookside Pr (November 1, 2000); titled "The Piano Book: Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano"
9781929145010 | details & prices | 244 pages | 8.75 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $24.95
About: This bible of the piano marketplace is indispensable to buyers and owners of pianos, amateur and professional players alike.
from Brookside Pr (February 1, 1995)
9780961751241 | details & prices | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $16.95
About: This bible of the piano marketplace is indispensable to buyers and owners of pianos, amateur and professional players alike.

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