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The Gibson Les Paul book

by Tony Bacon

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Published by GPI Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gibson, inc. -- History,
  • Electric guitar -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 96) and index.

    StatementTony Bacon & Paul Day.
    ContributionsPaul, Les., Day, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1015.G9 B215 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1443209M
    ISBN 100879302895
    LC Control Number93078339

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      This is the ultimate hands-on, how-to manual devoted to the famous Gibson Les Paul, updated with the latest models and guitar tech advice. This book is a step-by-step, heavily illustrated guide to everything about Gibson Les Paul guitars! It shows owners and Brand: Voyageur Press. For guitar collectors, musicians, and fans--the first complete examination of the Gibson Les Paul guitar, the instrument of choice for many of the world's top rock guitarists since This unique book features a complete examination of these famous guitars. color photos.

    Richly illustrated with archive and performance shots, ephemera, and specially commissioned studio photos, The Les Paul Guitar Book is the most complete guide ever to Gibson's best-known guitar, and a must-have for every player and : Tony Bacon. Credit is given to the Gibson Les Paul Book by Tony Bacon and Paul Day, The Les Paul article in VG Classics, June by Eric Shoaf, and personal accounts given by owners of original The Les Paul guitars. Mike Slubowski is a Gibson enthusiast, collector, player, and author, with a special passion for Les .


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