The Gibson 'Burst: 1958, '59, '60

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(Guitar). A musical instrument or a cultural icon? Certainly, the Gibson Les Paul "Sunburst" Standard has become the single most desirable and collectable electric guitar ever made. The late '50s middle-of-the-road guitar emerges as the turn-of-the-century Holy Grail. With over 300 'Bursts shown and 16 pages of full color photos, this is the book for all collectors. Also includes a 1958, '59, and '60 Sunburst Les Paul serial number list. "Since the first publication of this book til today, the Sunburst has continued to inspire me and new

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Overview

(Guitar). A musical instrument or a cultural icon? Certainly, the Gibson Les Paul "Sunburst" Standard has become the single most desirable and collectable electric guitar ever made. The late '50s middle-of-the-road guitar emerges as the turn-of-the-century Holy Grail. With over 300 'Bursts shown and 16 pages of full color photos, this is the book for all collectors. Also includes a 1958, '59, and '60 Sunburst Les Paul serial number list. "Since the first publication of this book til today, the Sunburst has continued to inspire me and new generations of musicians. Thank you, Les." Jimmy Page

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574242034
  • Publisher: Centerstream Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 817,639
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 0.29 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2007

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    This is absolutly the most disapointing book I've ever wasted my money on. Most of the pictures are black and white. How cheap of these people. Ignorant would be more like it. With people like this publishing books it's no wonder our education system is in chambles.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2007

    A complete pick-off

    Can you think of a more inane idea than to celebrate the 'burst' with a book almost entirely filled with black and white pictures? And 'foreward by Jimmy Page?' A joke - its a one-liner.

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