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Tony Bacon's book "The Ultimate Guitar Book" goes into detail about acoustic, solidbody and bass guitars and is full of great pictures of all types. The book starts out with a hitory of the guitar from the 16th and 17th centuries and how it developed to it's current form. The acoustic guitar section begins with the anatomy of the acoustic guitar and some basic terminology. The book is divided by guitar type, from acoustic, archtop, solid-body electics, semi-solid electrics and basses.
The Ultimate Guitar Sourcebook is divided by type into nine chapters, each telling the full story of a major type of guitar. It is sub-divided geographically so the reader gets a global picture of guitar making from the United States to the Far East and from Europe to Australia. The introduction examines the development of the world's most popular instrument over the years.
Tony Bacon (Bristol, England) is a leading writer on the guitar. His many books include Million Dollar Les Paul, Totally Guitar, 60 Years of Fender, and The Bass Book. Hardcover: 288 pages. Publisher: Race Point Publishing (October 12, 2012). Really thorough history and information on hundreds of guitars and basses.
Ah, The Ultimate Guitar Book. In many ways, this is where it began. I was still working for Making Music magazine when Nigel Osborne and I were commissioned by Dorling Kindersley to produce a stunning guitar book. I don’t think those were their exact words, but it was along those lines. I think we exceeded the brief. Not that I was ever happy with the Ultimate title, but that was the DK series into which this book fitted, so we had no choice. Few things are ever ultimate. But it did create some waves
The Ultimate Guitar Book. Synopsis With its lavishness of illustration and information, The Ultimate Guitar Book is an all-encompassing visual documentary of the evolution of the guitar, from its beginnings to the state of the art today. Rush: Album by Album. How To Play Blues Guitar. Fretboard Roadmaps – Bluegrass and Folk Guitar.
item 1 The Ultimate Guitar Book-Tony Bacon -The Ultimate Guitar Book-Tony Bacon. item 2 The Ultimate Guitar Book by Bacon, Tony Hardback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post -The Ultimate Guitar Book by Bacon, Tony Hardback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post. this book contains an incredible collection of hi quality pictures, everithing from the birth of electric, all the classic iconic guitars to to odd models. Very well written, plenty of informations and with a clear "sober" and unarrogant style, uncommon in guitar literature. by gldeboy201307 Sep, 2014. The guitarists bible. This book is packed with info on guitar makers and guitar history,for anyone interested in the guitar it is a must have. Best-selling in The Arts.
The Ultimate Guitar Book. Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. R.,463 on (Shipping charges may apply) R.,627 kart. When you get right down to it, these guitars represent something uniquely American. You're transported to a place where it's always Saturday night in the summertime, a place where cars are fast and girls are pretty. And when you pull into the parking lot and cut the engine, you can hear the music and know that everybody's inside, twisting the night away. -David Nicholson, Washington Post Book World.