Guitars Illustrated: A Stunning Visual Catalog Charting the Origins of Over 250 of the Most Influential Makes and Models

Guitars Illustrated: A Stunning Visual Catalog Charting the Origins of Over 250 of the Most Influential Makes and Models

by Terry Burrows
     
 

(Book). Foreword by Zakk Wylde This is a striking visual account of the most prominent guitars in the instrument's illustrious history, from early nineteenth-century acoustics to the state-of-the-art models of today. The book features a rich history of over 200 guitars, revealing the inspirations and intents behind every model. There is an easy-to-read specification…  See more details below

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(Book). Foreword by Zakk Wylde This is a striking visual account of the most prominent guitars in the instrument's illustrious history, from early nineteenth-century acoustics to the state-of-the-art models of today. The book features a rich history of over 200 guitars, revealing the inspirations and intents behind every model. There is an easy-to-read specification chart listing every detail from body styles, finishes, and inlays to scales, frets, and pick-ups. Gorgeous, full-page photographs showcase every guitar, plus there are photographs of the artists who played them best. As a special bonus, five full-color pull-out posters are included featuring the family tree of the five major dynasties Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, Martin, and Rickenbacker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823082698
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
786,122
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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