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Page 80 - to imitate perfectly the tones of the mandolin, guitar, harp, zither, and banjo. Music written for these different instruments, with and without piano accompaniment, can be rendered just as acceptably by a single player on the piano as though played by a parlor orchestra.
Page 16 - young man in Philadelphia has invented one of the prettiest improvements in the fortepiano I have ever
Page 56 - acts instantaneously and recovers promptly, ready for the repeat, so that after a note is played, the same note may be sounded again immediately without taking the finger from the key.
Page 80 - with and without piano accompaniment, can be rendered just as acceptably by a single player on the piano as though played by a parlor orchestra.
Page 108 - piano is guaranteed for twelve (12) years against any defect in tone, action, workmanship, or material.
Page 102 - guaranteed for twelve (12) years against any defect in tone, action, workmanship, or material.