Electric Guitars By Robert Goudy With over 450 color photographs, this book presents a brilliant review of electric guitars from their early years in the mid-20th century to the present day. A broad range of instruments are illustrated, produced by companies both large and small, including Fender, Gibson, Guild, Ampeg, and Ibanez. Also included are a history of the development of the electric guitar, brief histories of the companies represented, and lists of serial numbers to assist in dating the instruments. Values for the instruments presented are included in the captions.
50 Years of Fender By Tony Bacon Chronology compiled by Paul Day Fender is the most successful modern maker of electric guitars, and the year 2000 marked the 50th anniversary of it's first instrument. This new book tells the complete year-by-year story of Fender's development from 1950 to 2000 accompanied by stunning photographs of players, instruments and memorabilia. 50 Years of Fender is a beautiful, detailed examination of five decades of great guitars and the fine music they inspire. Full Color, 128 pgs, 1.5lbs, 8.5" x 11".