Electric Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

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Thunder Bay Press, 2000 - Music - 318 pages
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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User Review  - jminutaglio - LibraryThing

This is a nice, big, photo book of electric guitars. Its very broad in the spectrum of manufacturers that it covers. Some of the photos are reproduced from other Tony Bacon books. There is a text description of the manufactures as well as the photos. This makes a great coffee-table book! Read full review

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Bacon may be the most prolific author of guitar books; his works include The Ultimate Guitar Book, The Bass Book, The Classical Guitar, The Gibson Les Paul Book, The Gretsch Book, and many others ... Read full review

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Bacon has edited or coauthored many books about musical instruments.

Burrlock is Reviews Editor of The Guitar Magazine.

has written for the guitar magazine

Wright is a recipient of the silver medal from London's Royal Academy School and is a noted artist, educator, and author.

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