The GuitarBook - 2002
Possibly the most comprehensive illustrated history of the guitar, this authoritative volume traces the instrument's evolution from the 16th century to the present. Illustrated with more than 400 original photographs, it outlines the achievements of electric guitar pioneers Leo Fender, Lloyd Loar, and Les Paul, and examines developments in technology, amplification, and effects. Renowned players and manufacturers of the acoustic guitar are also covered in depth.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, c2002.
Characteristics: 320 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.