Acquired of the Angels: The Lives and Works of Master Guitar Makers John D'Angelico and James L. D'Aquisto [NOOK Book]

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Acquired of the Angels documents the two most prominent guitar makers of the 20th century, John D'Angelico and James L. D'Aquisto. This book explores the lives, stories, and craftsmanship behind these American cultural icons. The expanded second edition offers greater insight and information.

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Acquired of the Angels: The Lives and Works of Master Guitar Makers John D'Angelico and James L. D'Aquisto

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Overview

Acquired of the Angels documents the two most prominent guitar makers of the 20th century, John D'Angelico and James L. D'Aquisto. This book explores the lives, stories, and craftsmanship behind these American cultural icons. The expanded second edition offers greater insight and information.

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Explores the lives and work of two prominent 20th-century American luthiers, John D'Angelico and his apprentice and protege, James D'Aquisto, including detailed description of their instrument construction techniques. Includes color photographs. The first edition was published in 1991. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461664048
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/23/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 109
  • File size: 22 MB
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Table of Contents

Foreword: Capturing the Magic
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Pt. I D'Angelico 3
1 The Man 5
2 The Instruments 27
Pt. II D'Aquisto 77
3 The Man 79
4 The Instruments 103
Conclusion: Memories of the D'As 137
Appendixes 153
The Ledgers 155
D'Angelico Ledger 157
D'Aquisto Ledger 173
Sources of Additional Information 179
Index 183
About the Author 185
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