Electric guitars: the illustrated encyclopedia

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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. Its A-to-Z format covers more than 120 makers from around the world and details theft successes and failures through 1,200 unique color studio quality photographs. The book focuses on the iconic electric guitar with an introduction that places the electric guitar in a historical context, running from early acoustic instruments in the 16th century to amplification experiments in the 1930's. The main body of the book is the A-to-Z of brands, covering the key 65-year period from 1935 to 2000.
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Grouping Title electric guitars the illustrated encyclopedia
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display_description Electric Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia is a tour through pop-music's most celebrated musical instrument. Covering several decades of iconic pieces, this guide describes electric guitars produced by every significant manufacturer from Alembic to Zemaitis. Alongside every model is detailed information and a host of action pictures of key players, from Chet Atkins to Joey Z. 1,200 photographs really bring each guitar to life? With 800 classic, rare and unusual instruments from all major manufacturers in studio-quality photographs, plus illustrations of key players, original ads, and memorabilia, it's easy to get lost within these pages. Comprehensive and informative text with a unique A-to-Z guitar directory covers makers' histories, great guitarists, and musical trends. This is the definitive guide to the electric guitar, written and researched by the world's leading authorities on the instrument that has shaped over 50 years of popular music. In words and pictures, detailed descriptions of just why the electric guitar is the most exciting icon of modern pop music.
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subject_facet Electric guitar -- Encyclopedias, Electric guitar -- History, Electronic books, Guitarists -- Encyclopedias, Guitarists -- History
title_display Electric guitars : the illustrated encyclopedia
title_full Electric guitars : the illustrated encyclopedia [electronic resource] / Tony Bacon ; with contributions from Dave Burrluck, Paul Day, Michael Wright
title_short Electric guitars :
title_sub the illustrated encyclopedia
topic_facet Electric guitar, Electronic books, Guitarists, History