(String Letter Publishing). This illustrated guide offers the most comprehensive information available on antique and handmade instrument and bow values. Issued annually, the guide provides prices in dollars, pounds, marks, and yen of instruments offered at the world's major auction houses in the past year. In addition, this is the only reference work that provides a five-year summary of auction activity, arranged alphabetically by maker and instrument with high, low, and average selling prices. The Price Guide is illustrated with instrument photos and belongs in the hands of everyone who deals in or collects musical instruments.