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Electric Guitar : The Illustrated Encyclopedia - Tony Bacon

Electric Guitar

The Illustrated Encyclopedia

By: Tony Bacon, Dave Burrluck (Contribution by), Paul Day (Contribution by), Michael Wright (Contribution by)

Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers

Published: 1st January 2000
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From the award-winning team that produced the best selling Ultimate Guitar Book comes the most comprehensive book about the electric guitar. The A to Z format in Electric Guitars : The Illustrated Encyclopedia covers more than 120 makers from around the world and details their successes and failures through 1,200 unique colour studio quality photographs.

This book focuses on the iconic electric guitar with an introduction that places it in an historical context, running from early acoustic instruments in the 16th century to amplification experiments in the 1930's. A 65-year period from 1935 to 2000 is covered.

About the Author

Tony Bacon is a leading writer on the guitar and is the author of The Ultimate Guitar Book, and The Fender Book, which have combined sales of more than 300,000 copies. He has edited and/or contributed to many other books, including Classic Guitars of the Fifties, Classic Guitars of the Sixties, and The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments. He makes his home just outside London, England.

ISBN: 9781592239665
ISBN-10: 1592239668
Audience: General
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.965 x 21.717  x 2.083
Weight (kg): 1.093