Electric Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia
The Illustrated Encyclopedia
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" covers more than 120 makers from around the world and details their successes and failures through 1,200 unique color 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.