D'Angelico, Master Guitar Builder: What's in a Name?
(Guitar). Certainly no name resonates across the spruce and maple boundaries of the classic American guitar like that of John D'Angelico, master guitar builder. Here in personal and cooperative histories, anecdotes, and first-hand accounts, Frank Green has infused the name of the master with life and vitality. Includes a 24-page color section and hundreds of rare photographs.
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