2008 "First published in 2008" stated on copyright page; Chartwell Books, Inc. publishers; larger hardbound; good condition with vivid color photos throughout book; dust jacket good condition.
After an introduction covering the history of the guitar, this book uses its super large format to look closely at the main types of guitars. Large format images are allied to information boxes covering guitar specifications, manufacturing companies, and famous guitarists, many with photographs in concert.
Michael Heatley is the author or editor of over thirty biographies, including Backstreet Boys: The Unofficial Book, Bon Jovi: In Their Own Words and Rolf Harris: The Most Talented Man In The World. In 1995, he wrote the liner notes to Rolf's best-selling album Rolf Rules OK!