Here is the list of historic musical instrument trade catalogs that I've been able to locate. Note citations vary in completeness. However, if anyone wishes to add information to this list, please email me.


Baasch, Robert J. "The Murry Flute an Improvement?" [S.l.]: The Musical Journal; April 1973, 18‑19, 22 p. Wind: flute. Library of Congress Murry file

Bach, Vincent. Bach mouthpieces. NY, NY: Vincent Bach; [ca. 1922], 16 p. Library of Congress ML155.B13

Bach, Vincent Corp. Bach means Quality. Mt. Vernon, NY: Vincent Bach Corp; 1961, 36 p. Wind: brass. Trumpets, cornets, flugel horns, trombones. Library of Congress X‑ML155.B139

Bach, Vincent Corp. Embouchure and Mouthpiece Manual. Mount Vernon, NY: Vincent Bach Corp; 1954, 88 p. Accessories: brass instrument mouthpieces. Library of Congress ML155.B132

Bach, Vincent Corp. [Catalog of band instruments.] NY, NY: [Vincent Bach; ca. 1925, n.p.] Library of Congress ML155.B13 1925

Bach, [Vincent]. Bach Trumpets, Cornets, Fluegelhorns, Trombones. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1961, [n.p.] Smithsonian #80

Bach, [Vincent]. Genuine Bach Mouthpieces. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1956, [n.p.] Smithsonian #77

Badger, A.G. [Advertisement]. NY, NY: A.G. Badger; [ca. 1887, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Announces a concert by Fred Lax, using a Badger flute. Library of Congress Badger file

Badger, A.G. Illustrated History of the Flute. NY, NY: A.G. Badger; 1853, 48 p. Wind: flute. Though a history of the flute, the end of the book includes Badger's catalog. Library of Congress ML935.B13

Badger, A.G. [Letterhead of company]. NY, NY: A.G. Badger; [188?, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Gustav Behrle appears as foreman. Library of Congress Badger file

Bacon Banjo Co. [Catalog. S.l.: Bacon Banjo Co.]; 1923, 24 p. 6 by 10 inches. Includes the earliest Silver Bells, the Supers, Blue Bells, and other fine banjos and mandolins. Citation generated from online description

Bacon Banjo Co. [Catalog. S.l.: Bacon Banjo Co.; ca. 1932], 16 p. 4 by 10 inches. Art Deco cover, catalog includes all the banjo models including the "Lion's Head" Ne Plus Ultra Silver Bells, Montanas, Sultanas, etc. Citation generated from online description

Bacon, Francis. Bacon Pianos. [S.l.: Francis Bacon; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #124

Bacon, Francis. Francis Bacon Pianos, since 1789. NY, NY: Bacon Piano Co.; [n.d.], 31 pages. Wraps. 8vo. 12 page text on the history of the company, plus 19 separate sheets in rear pocket, each describing a specific piano. Citation generated from online description

Bacon, Francis. J. Howard Foote's ill. catalog of Francis Bacon's Pianos. Western depot - Chicago. [Boston, MA: J. Howard Foote; 1891], 8vo., 12 p., pict. wrap. Late Raven & Bacon. Est. 1789. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Bacon, Francis. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1920, [n.d.] Box 1. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bacon, Francis. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Bailey, Geo. W. Musical Merchandise. Providence, RI: George W. Bailey; [n.d.], 80 p. Small format. Features Stratton instruments. University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection Box 1

Baker & Randall, MFG. Ill. price list of models and styles of melodeons - Bookcase model, etc. [Providence, RI: Baker & Randall; 1868], 6 page folder, telling of 20 years' experience, etc. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Baldwin. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.p.] Box 30 Oversized. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Baldwin. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.p.] Box 30 Oversized. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Baldwin. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.p.] Box 31 Oversized. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Baldwin Piano & Organ Co. The Story of the Baldwin Piano. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1930, [n.p.] Smithsonian #141

Baldwin Piano Co. Catalogue. [Cincinnati, OH: Baldwin Piano Co.]; 1900, [n.p.] Schubert Club

Baldwin Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1888-1925, [n.d.] (See Hamilton Co.) Box 1. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Baldwin Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1928-1970, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Baldwin, D.H. & Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Bärenreiter. Alto Blockflöten. Werden in Zahlung genommen! [Kassel]: Bärenreiter; [ca. 1935, 1 p.] Wind: recorder, early music. Announcement sheet regarding Bärenreiter recorders. Library of Congress Bärenreiter file

Bärenreiter. Bärenreiter‑Blockflöten. [Kassel]: Bärenreiter; [ca. 1930], 4 p. Wind: recorder, early music. Three copies exist, one of which Miller dated March 1930. Includes fingering chart. Library of Congress Bärenreiter file

Bärenreiter. Bärenreiter‑Blockflöten. [Kassel]: Bärenreiter; [ca. 1930?], 2 p. Wind: recorder, early music. Lists 10 recorders and prices. Library of Congress Bärenreiter file

Bärenreiter. Bärenreiter‑Blockflöten. Handwerkliche Feinarbeit. [Kassel]: Bärenreiter; [ca. 1935, 4 p.] Wind: recorder, early music. On the cover is pencilled "From Dr. Alam Oct 1939." Library of Congress Bärenreiter file

Bärenreiter. Eine billig Blockflöten. [Kassel]: Bärenreiter; [ca. 1935, 1 p.] Wind: recorder, early music. Library of Congress Bärenreiter file

Bärenreiter. Die neuen Bärenreiter‑Blockflöten. [Kassel]: Bärenreiter; [ca. 1935, 6 p.] Wind: recorder, early music. Information pamphlet listing recorders. Library of Congress Bärenreiter file

Bärenreiter. Die Prise der neuen Bärenreiter‑Blockflöten. [Kassel]: Bärenreiter; [ca. 1935, 2 p.] Wind: recorder, early music. Price list for 20 different recorder models. Library of Congress Bärenreiter file

Bärenreiter. [Post card addressed to D.C. Miller]. Kassel: Bärenreiter‑Verlag; Aug. 20, 1935, [1 p.] Wind: flute. Concerns Miller's purchase of a flute. Library of Congress Bärenreiter file

Barat, E. Fabrique d'Instruments de Musique. Paris: Louis Lot; [1889‑1896, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Miller wrote "Received 1896." Library of Congress Lot file

Barlassina & Billoro. [Business card]. Milan: Barlassina & Billoro; [ca. 1910, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Business card with Boehm-system flute. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barlassina & Billoro. [Business card]. Milan: Barlassina & Billoro; [ca. 1910, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Business card with Rudall-Boehm-system flute. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barlassina & Billoro. [Business card]. Milan: Barlassina & Billoro; [n.d., 1 p.] Wind: flute. Boehm-system flute engraved on business card. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barlassina & Billoro. [Envelope and 2 business cards]. Milan: Barlassina & Billoro; [ca. 1910, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Cover depicts awards won. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barlassina & Billoro. [Photograph of Boehm-system flute]. Milan: Barlassina & Billoro; [n.d., 1 p.] Wind: flute. Photograph of flute made by company. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barlassina & Billoro. [Postcard]. Milan: Barlassina & Billoro; [ca. 1910, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Postcard to D.C. Miller. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barlassina & Saetti. [Business card]. Milan: Barlassina & Saetti; [ca. 1906, 1 p.] Business card: flute. Boehm-system flute engraved on business card. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barlassina & Saetti. [Catalog of flutes and piccolo]. Milan: Barlassina & Saetti; [ca. 1906], 4 p. Wind: flute and piccolo. Pages removed from unidentified source. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barlassina, Giuseppe. Premiata Fabbrica Istrumenti musicali. Milan: Giuseppe Barlassina; 1935, 4 p. Wind: flute, clarinet. Library of Congress Barlassina file

Barnes, H.C. Special Notice: Reduction in Prices of The Autoharp. Boston, MA; H.C. Barnes; [n.d.], 1 p. University of Maryland, College Park

Barrows Music Co. [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Chicago. Vol 29 #7 (Aug 15 1894), p. 35-36

Barthlemes & Co., A.A. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1894, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bartoli, Geno. [Flute catalog]. Milan: Gelo Bartoli; [1930?, 4 p.] Wind: flute. Boehm-system flutes. Library of Congress Bartoil file

Bashta, Johann. Haupt-Katalog und Vorzugs-Preise. "No. 4 Jahrgang 30." Schonbach, Germany: [Johann Bashta; c1900; 180 p.?]. 6 5/8" X 9 3/4".  Fragment of catalog from dealer featuring violins, woodwinds, percussion, guitars, valve trombones, bell forward saxhorns (bent bell up and then forward), bell forward saxhorn (bell bent backwards, then forwards, suggesting the instrument rested on the players shoulder), signal horns, fireman's trumpet, etc. Citation from online description

Bates, C.H.W. and Co. 32d annual Catalog. 60 p. Smithsonian Institution Archives Center National Museum of American History Hazen Collection (CE 44) Box 11 Folder 2

Bates, G. H. W. & Co. Ill. catalog and price list of musical instruments - Paginini violin outfit, free, orguinettes, organinas, accordions, banjos, box melodeons, etc., also toys. [Boston, MA: G.H. W. Bates & Co.; ca. 1880], 8vo., 32 p., wrap. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Bates, G. H. W. & Co. Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Musical Instruments, Foreign and Domestic. Boston, MA: G.H.W. Bates & Co.; [n.d.], 32 p. General: winds, strings. Also lists guns and saws. Library of Congress ML155.B

Bauer, Augustus & Co. [Catalog.] Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Baus's New Catalogue. Vol 9 #20 (Nov 12 1884), p. 312. Piano manufacturer

Baus Piano Co. [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Harlem Notes. Vol 27 #13 (Sep 27 1893), p. 29

Baus, Augustus & Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1883, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bauer, George. Illustrated Catalogue. Fine Musical Instruments, Strings, and Trimmings. Philadelphia, PA: George Bauer; [ca. 1897], 36 [i.e. 38] p. General: Wind, strings, percussion, accessories. Manufactured plucked string instruments under "Renab" brand. Stamped brass instruments "Renab." Library of Congress ML155.B

Bauer, J. & Co. Ill. catalog of Agraffe square and upright pianos. [NY, NY: J. Bauer & Co.; ca. 1875, n.p.] Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Bauer, Julius & Co. Catalogue of Musical Merchandise at Wholesale. Chicago, IL: Julius Bauer & Co.; 1885, 150 [i.e. 152] p. 16th edition. General: wind, strings. Pianos are only mentioned on the last page. Library of Congress ML155.B

Bauer, Julius & Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1916, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Baxter-Northup Co. Catalogue of clarinets and accessories. LA, CA: Baxter-Northup; 1923, [n.p.] Library of Congress ML155.B18

Baxter‑Northup Co. Flute Carrying Bags. LA, CA: Baxter‑Northup; [ca. 1930, 4 p.] Accessories: cases. Library of Congress Baxter‑Northup file

Baxter‑Northup Co. Musical Instruments. Flute Bags #16. LA, CA: Baxter‑Northup; [ca. 1930, 4 p.] Accessories: flute bags. Also lists 29 musical compositions for the flute. Library of Congress Baxter‑Northup file

Baxter‑Northup Co. Woodwind Authorities. LA, CA: Baxter‑Northup; [ca. 1930, 1 p.] Wind instruments: flute, reed instruments. Clipping taken from unidentified musical journal. Library of Congress Baxter‑Northup file

Bay Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1920, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Beaman, D.H. Beaman's New Musical Catalogue. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1888, [n.p.] Smithsonian #20

Beaman, [D.H.] Beaman's Musical Bulletin #21, published occasionally. Ill. catalog of styles, models of horns, house organs, pianos, etc. [S.l.: O. Hiram; 1882], fol., 4 p. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Beatty, Daniel F. Beatty Organ Catalogue. [S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #106

Beatty, Daniel F. Beatty's Beethoven Organs. [S.l.: Daniel F. Beatty, ca 1883, n.p.] Church service, working at night, views from the factory. Possibly same as below. Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library

Beatty, Daniel F. Beatty's Beethoven Organs. Retail Price, only $125. Washington, NJ: Daniel F. Beatty; [n.d., 16 p.] Mainly testimonials, also includes illustrations of the factory. Library of Congress ML 155.B

Beatty, Daniel F. Beatty's Organs and Pianos, Latest Descriptive Catalogue (Pocket Edition) of Daniel F. Beatty's World Renowned Organs and Pianos. Washington, NJ: Daniel Beatty; 1881, 48 p., 12mo. Color lithographic wrappers. Includes a specially folded section filled with illustrations of organs; two pipe organs offered, which are over 8 feet high; and a separate sales letter on the company's letterhead. Calendar at back. Citation generated from online description

Beatty, Daniel F. A Brief Description of Beethoven Organs. Washington, N.J.: Daniel F. Beatty; 1883, [n.p.]. Rutgers University. Size 2

Beatty, Daniel. Daniel F. Beatty's Organs and Pianofortes. Washington, NJ: Daniel F. Beatty; 1883-4, 26 p., 8vo. Illustrated with woodcuts showing the many different styles of organs made by the company. The "Directions for Use" describe the various sound combinations possible with the organs. Beatty was an early user of electric lights for night workers. Citation generated from online description

Beatty, Daniel F. Ill. catalog of Beatty's Beethoven Organs. [Washington, NJ: Daniel F. Beatty; 1883], 16 p., wrap. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Beatty, Daniel F. Ill. catalog of Beatty's world renowned organs and pianos. Latest prices. [Washington, NJ: Daniel F. Betty; 1881]. 16 mo., fld. col. pict. calendar. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Beatty, Daniel F. Illustrated descriptive catalogue of Daniel F. Beatty's celebrated grand, square and upright piano fortes and golden tongue, church, hall, chapel, cabinet, or parlor organs. Washington, NJ: Daniel F. Beatty; 1881, 48 p. OCLC record #6690796

Beatty, Daniel F. Latest illustrated descriptive catalogue of Daniel Beatty's world renowned organs & pianos. Washington, N.J.: Daniel F. Beatty; 1881, [n.p.]. Rutgers University. Size 1

Beatty, Daniel F. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1875-1878, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Beatty, Daniel F. [Catalogue. S.l.: Daniel F. Beatty]; 1882, 36 p.; ill.; 29 cm. Offered "the famous 27 stop Beethoven organ." Most pages devoted to testimonials. Winterthur #1368

Bechstein, C. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1926-1977, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bechstein, Carl. Piano Catalogue. [S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #108

Becker Bros. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1919-1928, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Beckwith. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1907-1920, [n.d.] (See Sears, Roebuck & Co.) Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Beethoven Piano & Organ Co. Our Latest and Positively the Best Organ. Washington, N.J.: Beethoven Piano and Organ Co.; [n.d., n.p.]. Rutgers University. Size 3

Beethoven Piano & Organ Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Behning & Son. [Catalog.] Citation taken from The Musical Courier. (1887.) Status of the Square. Vol 16 #1 (Jan 4, 1888), p. 10

Behning Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1899-1926, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Behrendt, H. [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Advertisement. Vol 25 #20 (Nov 23 1892), p. 21

Behr Bros. [Catalog.] Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Trade Items. Vol 15 #4 (Jul 27 1887), p. 60. Piano manufacturer

Behr Bros. [Piano-Forte Catalog.] NY, NY: Behr Brothers; 1888, [n.p.] Includes upright pianos and a baby grand, with prices, and variations in woods and features. The catalog also contains much information on the patented features of the pianos and each innovation is pictured. Includes information about the company and testimonials from the press and leading performers of the day. Citation generated from online description

Behr Bros. & Co. [Piano catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Behr Bros. and Co. Inc. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1882-1920, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bell Brothers Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1913, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bellak, James. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Bellson, Julius. The Gibson Story. [Kalamazoo, MI?]: Julius Bellson; 1973, 94 p. Strings: plucked strings. Documents the history of the company. ML155.G52. Library of Congress, and University of California, Berkeley ML155.G521

Benary, A. E. A. E. Benary, Importer and Manufacturer of Musical Goods. NY, NY: [A. E. Benary]; 1895, 72 p. Consists of only prices of musical instruments; including Violins, Bows, Violin cases, Violas, Violoncellos, Doublebass, Guitars, Pegs, Mandolins, Flutes, Fifes, Clarinets, Accordions, Drums, Drum Heads, Cymbals, all kinds of Percussion Instruments, Trumpets, Metronomes, Music Boxes, Music Paper, etc., etc. Citation generated from online description

Benary, A. E. [Catalog. NY, NY: A. E. Benary; 1895], 286 p. Cloth binding. Successor to Henry Benary's Sons, Importer and Manufacturer of Musical Instruments, Strings, 62 White Street, New York 1895. Retail catalog featuring: violins (including parts and cases), violas, violoncellos, double basses, guitars, mandolins (including accessories, parts and cases), flutes, piccolos, clarionets, fifes, accordions, blow accordions, concertinas, harmonicas, castanets, bones or clappers, triangles, Jew's harp, tambourines, Salvation Army style, banjos, parts and cases, zithers, autoharps, American zithers, phonoharps, harmony harps, Apollo harps, tuning forks & hammers, pitch pipes, metronomes, drums, bass drums, ocarinas, music stands, musical boxes, cornopeans, cornet, trombone, bass, contra bass, trombone, cymbals, cymbal bags, bicycle bugle, cavalry trumpets, infantry bugles, music satchels, music folios, xylophones, tubephones, door harps, metallophones, zobos, zobo cornettos, batons and roller organs, etc. Citation generated from online description

Benary, Henry. Descriptive Price List. NY, NY: Henry Benary; 1879, 81 [i.e. 95] p. General: strings, free reeds. The catalog contains mainly string instruments and free reed instruments, such as harmonicas, concertinas, etc. Library of Congress ML155.B

Benary's Henry, Sons. 1890-1891 Catalogue. Henry Benary's, Sons. NY, NY: Henry Benary's Sons; 1890, 214 p. Title taken from cover. National Music Museum

Benary's, Henry Sons. Illustrated Catalogue of Henry Benary's Sons. Importers and Manufacturers of Musical Instruments, Strings, etc. New York, NY: Henry Benary's Sons, 1890, 214 p. Hardbound. Mainly a retail catalog. Citation generated from online description

Benary's Henry, Sons. Illustrated catalogue of ... musical instruments, strings, &c. 1888. [NY, NY: Beneary's sons; 1888], 128 p.; ill. 26 cm. Includes sheet listing price reductions. Includes index. Winterthur #1369

[Benary's Henry, Sons.] Musical Instruments, Strings, etc. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1897, [n.p.] Smithsonian #16

Bencic, Ivan. Cienik prve l najstarije Tvornice Tambura I Svakovrstnih Glazbila. [Cleveland, OH]: Ivan Bencic; 1908, [32 p.] String instruments: plucked string instruments of Yugoslavian origin. Text is not in English. Library of Congress ML155.B36

Benson, P. Illustrated catalogue. Minneapolis, MN: P. Benson; 1907, 60 p. 7 by 9 inches. General musical merchandise catalog. Citation generated from online description

Bent, Geo. P. Crown sewing machines and organs: [also] Singer machines, Queen organs, machines and organ supplies. Chicago, IL: Geo. P. Bent; [1881?], 1 v.: ill.: 19 cm. Chicago Historical Society

Bent, Geo. P. [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Chicago. l 27 #21 (Nov 22 1893), p. 35

Bent, George P. Circular and wholesale price list from Geo. P. Bent, jobber of organs, sewing machines, etc. Chicago, Ill.: G.P. Bent; 1881, [32 p.] See also Crown Piano Co. OCLC record #13539438

Bent, George P. Crown Pianos. Chicago, IL: George P. Bent; [ca. 1895], 53 [i.e. 54] p. Keyboard: piano. See also Crown Piano Co. Library of Congress ML155.C8

Bent, George P. Crown Pianos. Chicago, IL: George P. Bent; [n.d., n.p.] Library of Congress ML155.C

Bent, George P. The "Crown" pianos & organs. [Chicago: Geo. P. Bent]; 1893, 16 p.: ill.; 14 cm. Published in conjunction with World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Winterthur #1370

Bent, George P. Ill. catalog of Crown pianos, with fine ills. of models and styles. [Chicago, IL: George P. Bent; ca. 1897], 24 mo., 16 p., col. pict. wrap. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Bent, George P. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1895-1910, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bent, George P. See also Crown Piano Co.

Bent, R.M. & Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1887, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bentley, H.D. Ill. catalog of piano and organ stools, music cabinets, etc. [Freeport, IL: H.D. Bentley; ca. 1884, n.p.] Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Bercioux, E. [Business card]. Paris: E. Bercioux; [ca. 1900, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Overprinted "E. Locke American Mgr." Library of Congress Bercioux file

Bercioux, E. [Envelope addressed to D.C. Miller]. Paris: E. Bercioux; [1900, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Library of Congress Bercioux file

Bercioux, E. [Letter from Bercioux to D.C. Miller]. Paris: E. Bercioux; April 16, 1900, [1 p.] Wind: flute. Discusses the purchase of flute and plans by D.C. Miller. Also contains iconography extolling the company in the upper left corner of the letter. This letter may refer to Miller flute #138. Library of Congress Bercioux file

Berteling, T. & Co. Catalogue and Price List. NY, NY: T. Berteling & Co.; [1915?], 16 p. Wind: clarinets, flutes, oboes, bassoons, saxophones, accessories. Library of Congress ML155.B41

Berteling, T. & Co. Celebrated Flute, Oboes, Clarinets and other Wood Wind Instruments. NY, NY: T. Berteling & Co.; [n.d., 6 p.] Lacks the first two pages. Wind: flute, reed instruments. Library of Congress Berteling file

Berteling, T. & Co. Description of Berteling's Improved Flute Patented 9/19/1882. NY, NY: T. Berteling & Co.; [ca. 1883, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Library of Congress Berteling file

Berteling, T. & Co. [Advertisement]. NY, NY: T. Berteling & Co.; 1883, [1 p.] Wind. Contains letter from Berteling to D.C. Miller dated Dec 9, 1883. Library of Congress Berteling file

Berteling, T. & Co. [Advertisement with letter from Berteling to D.C. Miller]. NY, NY: T. Berteling & Co.; Apr 9, 1886, [1 p.] Wind: flute. Library of Congress Berteling file

Berteling, T. & Co. [Engravings of flutes, piccolos, oboes, and clarinets]. NY, NY: T. Berteling & Co.; 1890, 1891, [26 p.] Wind: flute, piccolo, oboe, clarinet. These unnumbered, loose engravings are annotated with prices by T. Berteling. Also, the front and two backs of envelopes are included in which the items were mailed. Library of Congress Berteling file

Besson & Co. Catalog of Besson & Co. Ltd.: band instrument manufacturers to His Majesty's Army. London: Besson & Co. Ltd.; [c.1910?, n.p.]. ML155.B47 1910. Metropolitan Museum

 Besson & Co. The Flute. London: Besson & Co.; [n.d.], 7 p. Wind: flute. Library of Congress Besson file

Besson & Co., Ltd. E. Rittershausen. London: Besson & Co., Ltd.; [n.d., 4 p.] Wind: flute, piccolo. Listed as sole agent in the U.K. and British colonies. Library of Congress Rittershausen file

Besson & Co. [Instrument catalog]. Paris: Besson & Co.; [ca. 1890], 2 p. General: Wind, strings. Includes alto, tenor, and bass cornopeons. Library of Congress Besson file

Besson, F. [Catalogue. Paris: F. Besson]; 1910, 33 p. [Reproduced in Larigot, no. 5, May 1989, p. 20-28.]

Besson, F[ontaine]. [Instrument catalog]. Paris: F. Besson; [ca. 1891], 2 p. General: wind, strings. Library of Congress Besson file

Besson, Fontaine. [Advertisement]. Paris: Fontaine Besson; June 1918, [1 p.] Wind: flute. Taken from The Musical Opinion, June 1918, p. 518. Library of Congress Besson file

Besson, Fontaine. [Advertisement]. Paris: Fontaine Besson; [1919?, 1 p.] Wind: flute. Taken from Musique & Instruments, p. 112. Library of Congress Besson file

Besson, Fontaine. [Business card]. Paris: Fontaine Besson; [ca. 1900, 1 p.] General: wind. Library of Congress Besson file

Bettoney & Mayer Inc. String Instruments - No. 3. Boston, MA: [ca. 1910], 34 p., 8vo. Fully illustrated catalogue of violins, parts and supplies. Original wrappers and mailing envelope, fine condition. Unpriced, but price list and order form are laid in. All of the instruments offered are new. Many are reproductions of classic models. Citation generated from online description

Bjur Bros. Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1910-1915, [n.d.] Box 2. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Blackkestad Music Co. Music and musical merchandise. Minneapolis, Minn.: Blackkestad Music Co.; 1925, 24 p. The OCLC record indicates this catalog includes violins. OCLC record #16855027

Blackmer, Francis A. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1910, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Blake, G. E. New music just published. [Philadelphia, PA: G.E. Blake; ca. 1905, 1 l.] Broadside; 24 co. In addition to publishing music, Blake ran a musical repository and circulating library and sold instruments. Winterthur #1371

Blanchon & Cie. [Advertisement, shown with valved trombone]. Lyon: Blanchon & Cie; [ca. 1900, 1 p.] Wind: brass instruments. Text in English and Spanish. On reverse is advertisement for Charles Chedeville of Paris for mouthpieces and reeds for wind instruments. Library of Congress Blanchon & Cie file

Blasius [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. The Music Trade. Vol 27 #15 (Oct 11 1893), p. 20

Blasius & Sons. The Celebrated Blasius Piano. Woodbury, NJ: Blasius & Sons; 1895, 48 p. Keyboard: piano. This catalog contains many photographs of pianos being constructed. Library of Congress ML155.B

Blasius & Sons. Seen it yet? The Blasius Piano. 55 Points of Merit. Perfection Real(ize). Philadelphia, PA: Blasius & Sons; [ca. 1891, 32 p.] Keyboard: piano. This information booklet contains many photographs of pianos being constructed. Library of Congress ML155.B

Blasius Sons. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1867-1915, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Blasius & Sons [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Philadelphia.Vol 29 #22 (Nov 28 1894), p. 41

Bluthner, Julius. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1928, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Blüthner, John. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Boardman & Gray, MFG. Ill. catalog of pianofortes, pat. dolce campana attachment, music and musical instruments, etc. Tests. [Albany, NY: Boardman & Gray; 1850], 24mo., 48 p., pict. wrap. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Boardman, Gray & Co. Boardman & Gray. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1880-1896, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Boardman & Gray [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Advertisement. Vol 26 #20 (May 17 1893), p. 67

Bodman, H.A. & Son. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Bogart & Co., E. B. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1906, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bohmann. All Genuine Bohmann Instruments. [S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #8

Bohmann. Catalogue of the Celebrated Joseph Bohmann. [S.l.: s.n.; 1894?, n.p.] Smithsonian #198

Bohman, Joseph. Catalogue … violins, mandolins, guitars, zithers and banjos. Chicago, IL: Joseph Bohmann [1895], 1 vo.: ill., ports., 17 cm. Chicago Historical Society

Boosey & Co. 1904 Universal Exhibition St. Louis, Mo. "Descriptive Price List of Instruments Manufactured and Exhibited by Boosey & Co." London: Boosey & Co.; 1904, [4 p.] Wind. Stamped in purple, "1109 Olive Street, Balmer & Weber Music House Co. St. Louis USA Sole agents in territory including the Louisiana Purchase." Library of Congress Boosey & Co. file

Boosey & Co. Catalogue of Flutes, Cylindrical & Conical. London: Boosey & Co.; [n.d., 4 p.] Wind: flute. Library of Congress Boosey file

Boosey & Co. [Catalog of flutes, simple and modified Boehm systems]. London: Boosey & Co.; [ca. 1880, 1? p.] Wind, percussion: flute, xylophone. Library of Congress Boosey file

Boosey & Hawkes. The Boosey & Hawkes compensating system further explained (semi-technical). [London: s.n.; 19--?]. Caption title: Brass instrument compensation for 3-valve models. OCLC record #13862171

Boosey & Hawkes. The Flute. London: Boosey & Hawkes; 1938, [12 p.] Wind: flute, piccolo. Library of Congress Boosey & Hawkes file

Boosey & Hawkes Inc. New Century Flute Heads. London: Boosey & Hawkes, Inc; [ca. 1950, 4 p.] Wind: flute. Library of Congress Boosey & Hawkes file

Bosendorfer. Bosendorfer Piano Catalogue. [S.l.: s.n.; ca. 1978, n.p.] Smithsonian #128

Boston Musical Instrument Co. 29th Announcement. 1914. 32 p. plus wraps. Smithsonian Institution Archives Center. National Museum of American History Hazen Collection (CE 32) Box 11 Folder 3

Boston Musical Instrument Co. Brass Band Instruments. Catalog H. [Boston, MA: Boston Musical Instrument Co.]; 1919, 44 p. Private collection

Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Catalogue of the Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Boston, MA: Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory; 1887, 96 p. Private collection

Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Catalogue of the Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Boston, MA: [Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory; 1874], 16 [i.e. 19] p. Wind: brass. This company was previously E. G. Wright & Co. Library of Congress ML155.B

Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Illustrated catalogue. Boston, MA: Hollis & Gunn, Steam Job Printers for the Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory; 1869, 16 p.: ill.; 21cm. Winterthur #1372

Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Price-lists. Boston, MA: Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory; [188-], 52 p. Title on cover: Catalogue of the Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. ML30.4b no. 2379 Miller. Library of Congress and OCLC record #9531981

Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Price-list: Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Boston: [Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory; 187?], 80 p. ML155.B67 1870. Metropolitan Museum

Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Price-list: Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. Boston: Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory; [1900], 64 p. ML155.B67 1900. Metropolitan Museum

Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory. [Catalogue of the Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory.] Boston, MA: Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory; [after 1900], 47 p. Title page missing. Private collection

Bouslog, E.A. Inc. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Brackett, J.W. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Bradbury Piano Fortes. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1877, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Brambach Piano Co. Brambach Pianos. [S.l.: s.n.; ca.1900, n.p.] Smithsonian #121

Brambach Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1920-1927, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Brannen‑Cooper. [Flute Catalog]. Boston, MA: Brannen Brothers; [ca. 1978, 4 p.] Wind: flute. Library of Congress Brannen file

Braumuller Co. [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. The Braumuller Co. Vol 29 #13 (Sep 26 1894), p. 182

Braumuller. [Catalog]. Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Braumuller. Vol 27 #14 (Oct 4 1893), p. 30

Braunsdorf. Braunsdorf Organ Punchings: Samples. [S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #292

Braunsdorf. Braunsdorf Piano and Organ Supplies. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1939, [n.p.] Smithsonian #290

Braunsdorf. Braunsdorf Price List. [S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #293

Brewster Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1915, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bridgeport Organ Co. Ill. catalog of organs. [Bridgeport, CN: Bridgeport Organ Co.; 1879], 12mo., 24 p., fine ills., pict. wrap. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Brietkopf & Härtel. Makers and Importers of High Grade String Instruments, Strings, etc. Leipzig: Brietkopf & Härtel; 1894, 79 p. String instruments, accessories: Bowed string instruments, plucked string instruments and parts. Library of Congress ML155.B

Briggs Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1887-1911, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Briggs, C. C. Co. Ill. catalog of Brigg's grand and upright pianofortes. [Boston, MA: C. C. Briggs; 1890], 4to., 16 p., pict. wrap. Fine pls. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Briggs, C. C. [Catalog.] Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Trade Notes. Vol 17 #25 (Dec 19 1888), p. 460. Piano manufacturers

Brilhaut. L'oclariFlute. Paris: Brilhaut; [ca. April 1924, 1 p.] Wind: Woodwind. Advertisement for an item described as "The American Flute" (not depicted). Library of Congress L'oclariFlute file

Brinsmead, Edgar (1847-1907). The history of the pianoforte, with an account of the theory of sound and also of the music and musical instruments of the ancients. London: Novello, Ewer; 1879, [n.p.] Reprint: Detroit, Mich.: Singing Tree Press; 1969, xii, 201 p. "Inventions patented between the years 1693 and 1879 A.D." p. [153]-188. Though not a trade catalog, this book is a valuable resource for this subject. OCLC record #54982

Brinsmead, John & Sons. [Catalog.] London: John Brinsmead & Sons; [ca. 1893, n.p.] Citation from advertisement in "The Graphic" newspaper dated October 7, 1893, p. 461. Piano maker to the Prince and Princess of Wales. Citation generated from online description

Broadwood Sons, John. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1858, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Broadman, Gray & Co. [Piano catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Broadwood, [John]. Album of Artistic Pianofortes. [London]: John Broadwood; 1895-6, 70 p. 4to. Wrappers. An illustrated trade catalogue with price list. Citation generated from online description

Brockport Piano Mfg. Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1902-1920, [n.d.] (See Capen Pianos) Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Brown & Simpson. [Piano catalog. S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] University of California, Santa Barbara Romaine Collection

Brown, Simpson Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1895, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bruder Lutz see Lutz, Bruder

Brunnbauer, Ph. Preis-courant der k.k. ausschl. privilgirten Mund-harmonika-Fabrik des Ph. Brunnbauer. Vienna, Austria: Ph. Brunnbauer; [1872?]; [22 p.]. University of California, Berkeley Music Library ML155.B78 Case X

Bruno, C. Supplement A additional to our 1912-1913 General merchandise catalogue. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; [1914 and 1918], 48 p. OCLC record #18187299

Bruno, C. & Son. Bruno Guitars, American Guitars, Bruno Mandolins and banjos. N.Y., N.Y.: C. Bruno & Son; [ca. 1800, n.p.]. Citation generated from online description

Bruno, C. & Son. C. Bruno & Son: established 1834, C. Bruno, Jr., sole proprietor, importers and wholesale dealers in musical instruments, strings, etc.: illustrated catalogue. NY, NY: C. Bruno; [ca. 1891], 294 p. Chiefly ill.; 27 cm. Library of Congress ML30.4b no. 2393 Miller

Bruno, C. & Son. Descriptive Price List. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; 1878, 107 p. General: Wind, strings, percussion, accessories. Lacks first 4 pages. Library of Congress Bruno file

Bruno, C. & Son. Illustrated Catalogue. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; 1881, 24, 97-112 p.: ill., 26 cm. Established 1834. Shows harmonicas and accordions. "The following pages are simply advance sheets of our new illustrated catalogue, to be issued complete in July." Winterthur #1374

Bruno, C. & Son. Illustrated Catalogue. N.Y., N.Y.: C. Bruno & Son; 1883, 151 p. Located at No. 54 Maiden Lane, New York. Citation generated from online description

Bruno, C. & Son. Illustrated Catalogue. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; 1891, 294 p. General: Wind, strings, percussion, accessories. Library of Congress ML155.B

Bruno, C. & Son. Illustrated Catalogue. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; 1894, 320 p. General: Wind, strings, percussion, accessories. Library of Congress ML155.B

Bruno, C. & Son. Illustrated Catalogue of Musical Instruments. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; 1885, 239 p. General: Wind, strings, percussion, accessories, concertina, flutina, bandonion, blow accordion, bag pipes, Japanese fiddle, flageolet, and ocarina. Citation generated from online description

Bruno, C. & Son. Illustrated Catalogue of Musical Instruments. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; 1886, 274 p. General: Wind, strings, percussion, accessories. Library of Congress ML155.B

Bruno, C. & Son. Illustrated Catalogue ... musical instruments, strings, etc. NY, NY: C. Bruno; [ca. 1890], 307 p.: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. Includes index. Winterthur #1375

Bruno, C. & Son. Index to the 1891 catalogue. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; 1891, [12 p.] Wind: flute. Only part of the catalog exists. Library of Congress Bruno file

Bruno, C. & Son. Musical Instruments. NY, NY: [C. Bruno & Son]; 1905-6, 384 p., 4to. Hard bound. A comprehensive catalogue with almost every type of instrument illustrated. Fine color plates show violins and Hohner Harmonicas. Full sections are devoted to band instruments, stringed instruments like banjos and mandolins and many other types. Music boxes and talking machines are also illustrated. Citation generated from online description

Bruno, C. & Son. "Sousa's Band" Professional Harmonicas. NY, NY: [C. Bruno & Son; ca. 1920.], 2 p., 4to. Wholesaler's flyer of harmonicas and violin strings. Prices are per dozen for the 2 harmonicas shown, per bundle for the 4 different types of European-made strings. Citation generated from online description

Bruno, C. & Son. [Descriptive Catalogue of Musical Merchandise]. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; [ca. 1880], 209‑239 p. Wind: flute. These pages (related to the flute) were removed from an undated catalog.  Library of Congress Bruno file

Bruno, C. & Son. [Musical Instrument Catalog.] NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son; [n.d.], 376 p. Illustrated catalog of musical instruments, in six parts. Some colored illustrations of instruments. Includes a three pages index. Citation generated from online description

Bruno, C. & Son Inc. C. Bruno and Son, Inc. NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son Inc.; 1910, [ca. 60 p.] Hardbound. Title from cover. Wholesale catalog featuring variety of instruments, such as string and wind. Citation generated from online description. Also, Middle Tennessee State University, Center for Popular Music CAT-00238

Bruno, C. & Son Inc. C. Bruno and Son, Inc. [NY, NY: C. Bruno & Son Inc.; 1885, n.p.] Band Instruments.  Middle Tennessee State University, Center for Popular Music CAT-00409

Bruno, C. & Son Inc. Musical Merchandise and Victor Talking Machines. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1926‑7, [n.p.] Smithsonian #36

Buegeleisen & Jacobson. Abbott Premier Boehm System Flute. NY, NY: [Buegeleisen & Jacobson.; ca. 1930.], 2 p., 4to. Double-sided flyer, primarily for harmonicas on one side and jew's-harps on the other. All are illustrated. Designed for the wholesale trade, as terms and lot prices are given. Citation generated from online description

Buegeleisen & Jacobson. [Catalog.] NY, NY: Buegeleisen & Jacobson; [ca. 1930], 24 p. 13 ¾ by 10¾ 5 inches. Folded twice for mailing. Catalogue includes Kay De Lux guitars, Serenader guitars, S.S.Stewart guitars, National guitars, Serenader ukes, Abbott trumpets, clarinets, trombone, complete line of modern piano accordions, closeout violins, and more. Includes NRA logo on pages. Citation generated from online description

Buegeleisen & Jacobson Inc. Buegeleisen & Jacobson Catalogue of Instruments. [S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #235

Buegeleisen & Jacobson Inc. Counter Book Number 167. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1966, [n.p.] Smithsonian #33

Buegeleisen & Jacobson Inc. Musical Merchandise. Catalog No. 160. 1930-1931. NY, NY: Buegeleisen & Jacobson; 1930, 176 p. Features accordions, harmonicas, wind instruments, violins, guitars, banjos, and mandolins. Private collection

Buegeleisen & Jacobson Inc. Musical Merchandise Counter Book No. 163. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1963, [n.p.] Smithsonian #48

Buegeleisen & Jacobson Inc. Supplementary Catalogue No. 175. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1940, [n.p.] Smithsonian #71

Buegeleisen and Jacobson. [Catalog.] NY, NY: Buegeleisen and Jacobson; [ca. 1930], 28 p. 8 by 11 inches. Features a wide variety of instruments, including guitars, the Rolmonica pocket player piano (harmonica with a music roll), piano accordions, wind instruments, violins, banjos, etc. Citation generated from online description

Buescher Band Instrument Co. Accessories for Buescher True Tone Band and Orchestra Instruments. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; 1926, 24 p. Citation from online description

Buescher Band Instrument Co. Band and Orchestra Instruments. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; [n.d.], 40 p. 6 by 9 inches. Band and orchestra instruments from Buescher. Shows the complete line with prices. Citation generated from online description

Buescher Band Instrument Co. Buescher. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; [n.d.], 48 p. Small format. Features illustrations, descriptions and prices for band and orchestra instruments, a history of the company, and the company's latest improvements, including double-bell Baritones. Citation generated from online description

Buscher Band Instrument Co. Buescher True Tone Trumpets & Coronets. Elkhart, IN: Buscher Band Instrument Co.; June 1928, 30 p. University of Maryland, College Park

Buescher Band Instrument Co. Catalog No. 14, Tone Topics. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; [ca. 1920], 32 p. Private collection

Buescher Band Instrument Co. Guide to Buescher Band Instruments. [S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #301

Buescher Band Instrument Co. Historical and other facts relating to the saxophone – its uses, etc. Elkhart, IN: [Buescher Band Instrument Co.; 1919, n.p.] New York Public Library Performing Arts Division

Buescher Band Instrument Co. The Origin of the Saxophone. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; [1921], 48 p. Private collection

Buescher Band Instrument Co. The Saxophone – Its History and Use. [Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; 1921, 48 p. plus wraps and insert. Smithsonian Institution Archives Center National Museum of American History Hazen Collection (CE 46) Box 11 Folder 4 and New York Public Library Performing Arts Division

Buescher Band Instrument Co. The Story of the Saxophone. Its History and Uses. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; 1923, 64 p. 10 by 6 inches. This booklet combines a catalog, historical guide, band history, and history of the company. The cover features A.J. Sax, also includes photos of many current bands, including Paul Whiteman, and "Burt Earl and his Eight California Girls" band, who played only Buescher instruments. Citation generated from online description

Buescher Band Instrument Co. True Tone Drums and Traps. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; [c1915], 32 p. OCLC record #22913106 and Smithsonian #169

Buescher Band Instrument Co. True Tone Musical Journal. [Elkhart, IN?: Buescher Band Instrument Co.]; 1935-1941 (incomplete). This catalog/newsletter was issued quarterly. New York Public Library Performing Arts Division

Buescher Band Instrument Co. True Tone Musical Journal. LA, CA: Southern California Music Co.; 1936. Vol. 26, 14 p. Wind: Band. Library of Congress Buescher file

Buescher Band Instruments Co. [1923 Band Instruments catalog.] Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instruments Co.; 1923, 40 p. 9 by 12 inches. illus., some color. Full page photo of Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra etc. and 12 other of the "Nations Record Makers all using these Instruments Exclusively In Their Superb Band and Orchestras" Cornets, Trumpets, Trombones, Saxophones, Clarinets, (Euphoniums) Basses, Tubas, famous musicians etc. Citation generated from online description

Buescher Band Instrument Co. [Advertisement]. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; July, 1930, [1 p.] Wind: band. Introduction of Buescher aristocrat in Jacob's Orchestra Monthly, July 1930, p. 15. Library of Congress Buescher file

Buescher Band Instrument Co. [Advertisement]. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; [ca. 1930, 1 p.] Wind: brass, saxophone. On front "Seamless Sockets;" reverse continuation of article, and also saxophones. Library of Congress Buescher file

Buescher Band Instrument Co. [Advertisement]. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Band Instrument Co.; [ca. 1930, 1 p.] Wind: Saxophone. Advertisement taken from The Music Trade Review, (no date), p. 38 featuring snap on saxophone pads. Library of Congress Buescher file

Buescher Band Instrument Co. [Price list. S.l.: Buescher; 1926], 1 p. folded into 12 p. illus. and price list in pamphlet form. Item dated by enveloped in which it was originally mailed. Includes information about the C melody Sax. Pictures 8 saxes. Citation generated from online description

Buescher Mfg. Co. [Advertisement]. Elkhart, IN: Buescher Mfg. Co.; [ca. 1920?, 1 p.] Wind: piccolo. Advertisement for Boehm piccolo (open G#), cylindrical bore. Library of Congress Buescher file

Buffet, Auguste. [Advertisements]. Paris: August Buffet; [ca. 1900, 2 p.] Wind: reed instruments. Offers for sale clarinets, saxophones, hautbois, musettes, bassoons, cor anglais, bassoons, and contrabassoons. Library of Congress Buffet file

Burdett. Ill. price list of Burdett's organs. [Chicago, IL: Burdett; ca. 1876], 34 p. Citation taken from Lawrence B. Romaine's A Guide to American Trade Catalogs 1744-1900

Burdett Organ Co. Price list ... for 1875. NY, NY: Burdett Organ Co.; 1875, 11 [1 p.]: ill.; 16 cm. Describes 14 different models. Winterthur #1376

Burns Bros. Stools & Scarf Co. [Catalogue]. NY, NY: Burns Bros.; [ca. 1895], 10l.: ill.; 14 by 24 cm. Firm manufactured piano stools, scarves, and benches. Burns offered 50 percent trade discount. Winterthur #1377

Burton. American Art Violins. [S.l.: s.n.]; 1901, [n.p.] Smithsonian #259

Busch & Dodworth. Band Instruments. NY, NY: [Busch & Dodworth]; 1880, 24 p. 16mo. Early illustrated catalogue of brass band instruments, including cornets, French horns, trombones, bass and baritone horns. Testimonials at back. Lists high-quality instruments, as most prices are above $50. Offered for sale by High Ridge Books Inc. in the company's catalog 43 [circa 2001]

Bush and Lane Piano Co. Bush and Lane High Grade Pianos. [S.l.: s.n.; n.d., n.p.] Smithsonian #147

Bush and Lane Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1905-1925, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bush, Gerts Piano Co. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1901, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive

Bush, W. H. & Co. [Catalog.] Citation taken from The Musical Courier. Advertisement. Vol 17 #26 (Dec 26 1888), p. 478. Manufacturer of Bush & Gerts upright pianos

Byrne Piano Co., C. E. [Catalog. S.l.: s.n.]; 1901, [n.d.] Box 3. Reported to be in the University of Maryland, College Park Howe Collection in the International Piano Archive


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