Elkhart, IN: 1923.
Softcover. Very good. 64 pp, 10 x 5.75 inches, illustrated stapled wrappers. Light handling wear; very good. An attractively designed combination trade catalogue and informational booklet, offering details on the invention of the saxophone; its role in American history and culture; skills needed to play the instrument; role of the saxophone in bands, church choirs, and classical and jazz orchestras; and famous sax players and bands. It also describes and illustrates the models available from Buescher and explains various "improvements found on Buescher True-Tone Saxophones." Two pages at the end offer Buescher trumpets, coronets, trombones, and tubas. Baed in Elkhart, Indiana, the Buescher Band Instrument Company was in business from 1893 to 1963. They made made kinds of brass instruments, but were primarily known for their saxophones.