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Ultimate Guitar Book (Paperback) (Tony Bacon & Paul Day)
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The First Paperback Edition of The Definitive Reference Work On The Guitar, And The Most Beautiful Book On The Subject Ever Produced"When you get right down to it, these guitars represent something uniquely American . . . You're transported to a place where it's always Saturday night in the summertime, a place where cars are fast and girls are pretty. And when you pull into the parking lot and cut the engine, you can hear the music and know that everybody's inside, twisting the night away."-- David Nicholson, Washington Post Book WorldA stunning visual guide to the history and development of this instrument -featuring specially commissioned photographs of famous, rare, and vintage guitars, from the earliest acoustics to the latest electrics. Packed with construction and design information, and with detailed, informative profiles on everything from the legendary (Martin, Gibson, Fender) to the weird, the exotic, and the oddball (Burns, Hagstrom, Danelectro, to name a few), The Ultimate Guitar Book brings each instrument to life and makes immensely pleasurable browsing for players and collectors alike, from beginner to professional.
Now in paperback comes the most beautiful book on the guitar ever produced, with specially commissioned photographs of famous, rare, and vintage instruments--from early acoustics to the latest electrics. Provides immensely pleasurable browsing for guitar players and collectors, from beginner to professional. Over 800 full-color photos.
Number of Pages: 192.0
Sub-Genre: Musical Instruments / Guitar
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Tony Bacon & Paul Day
Street Date: November 1, 1997
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-5385