Acoustic Guitars is a comprehensive guide to the history and evolution of this enduring instrument, covering nearly 100 years of acoustic guitar production. The book profiles all the major guitar manufacturers – as well as the smaller, specialist companies – detailing their history and their most innovative and successful instruments. Included are stunning color photographs of the instruments themselves, as well as illustrations of some of the key players from a wide range of musical genres, from jazz and blues to folk and pop. The acoustic guitar is without doubt one of the most diverse and popular instruments ever creataed, and this book does justice to its eternal appeal.
• 224 full-color pages with 200 glorious color photographs
• Incudes classic, rare and unusual instruments from all the major manufacturers in studio-quality photographs, plus illustrations of key players, original ads and memorabilia.
• Comprehensive and informative text with a unique A-Z guitar directory, covering makers’ histories, great guitarists and musical trends.