Martin Guitars Books Release
C.F. Martin & Co has announced the completion of two new books dedicated to the Martin guitar.
The second edition of "Martin Guitars: A History" and "Martin Guitars: A Technical Reference" are set for publication in February 2009, in conjunction with Hal Leonard Publishing. Additionally, both books will be available as a collectible boxed-set, housed in a deluxe slipcase featuring the artwork of Robert F. Goetzl that was commissioned for Martin's 175th anniversary celebration.
Book one "Martin Guitars: A History" covers the people, the places, and the stories of the company in an illustrated full-color, 220-page hardcover book.
Book two, "Martin Guitars: A Technical Reference" provides detailed information on guitar bodies, necks, headstocks, bridges, woods, as well as chapters covering models by style, the Custom Shop and limited editions in a full color and black & white 304-page hardcover book.
Pricing & Availability
"Martin Guitars: A History" will retail for $30, "Martin Guitars: A Technical Reference" will retail for $35 and the deluxe collectible boxed-set will retail for $70; all will be available for purchase nationwide, at fine book retailers and online.
For more information, visit their web site at www.martinguitar.com.
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