The Flute, Ardal Powell, Yale Univ. Press, New Haven and London,
This is highly recommended. It is very well reseached and corrects many
myths and errors in earlier surveys of flute history.
The New Langwill Index; A Dictionary of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers and Inventors, William Waterhouse, Tony Bingham, London, 1993.
Great Flute Makers of France, Tula Gianini, Tony Bingham, London, 1993
The Early Flute; A Practical Guide, Rachel Brown, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002.
The Flute, Philip Bate, Ernest Benn Ltd. and W. W. Norton & Co., 1969 and 1975.
My Complete Story of the Flute, Leonardo De Lorenzo,
A Treatise on the Flute, R. S. Rockstro, Ernest Benn Ltd. and W. W. Norton & Co., 1969 and 1975.
A Word or Two on the Flute, W. N. James, Ernest Benn Ltd. and W. W. Norton & Co., 1969 and 1975.
The Relationship of Flute Construction to the Symphonic Role of the Flute and Orchestral Performance Practice in the Nineteenth Century, Amy Sue Hamilton, Northwestern University, D.M.A. 1984.
Maximilian Schwedler's "Flute and Flute-Playing": Translation and Study of Late Nineteenth-century German Performance Practice, John Robert Bailey, Northwestern University, D.M. 1987.
To be continued...