- 272 Pages
- Softcover Format
- 500+ color photos
- Released: May 11, 2007
- Publisher: Krause Publications
Description by OLDIES.com:
The art of guitar design has evolved rapidly over the past 80 years, from the acoustic archtop designs of the Gibson L-5 in the late 20s, through the solid bodies of the Fender in the 50s and 60s, to the exoskeletal design comprising carbon and glass fiber of the Parker Fly in the 1990s. Classic Guitars Identification and Price Guide
presents a chronological evolution of 260 of the most famous brands of classic guitars, showcasing how each has changed through the decades.
With each listing, you'll enjoy:
- Collector pricing provided by Elderly Instruments of Lansing, Michigan
- Detailed color photos of each guitar, with an inset photo detailing a significant design feature
- A description of the changes made to the model
- Artists who have used the guitars over the years
Whether you collect guitars, know someone who does or just love music and stage performances, you're sure to appreciate the wealth of information found in Classic Guitars Identification and Price Guide
*Great price point - 260 guitars featured in more than 750 stunning color photos for less than $20
This exquisitely illustrated guide brings you up close and personal with 260 of the most famous brands of classic guitars every created. Whether you have the blisters to prove your devotion to the stringed instrument, an impressive collection of your own guitars, or are simply a lover of music, you'll appreciate the user-friendly format and detail-driven design of this unique guide. Each landmark instrument, including the legendary Gibson ES 150, is featured in a large color photo, with historical details and pricing. The spectacular cross section of classic guitars featured is sure to impress you, and your favorite musician friends.