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Picks!: The Colorful Saga of Vintage Celluloid Guitar Plectrums

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Imagine a world with no guitar picks. Nothing but muted mandolins and bare-fingered banjos. No sounds of Doc Watson, Chet Atkins, or Stevie Ray Vaughan. You might as well imagine a song without a tune. This eye-catching book full of stunning color photos looks at the history of the pick and includes fantastic picks of every shape, design, and material. Also includes a commemorative pick

Synopsis:

This guide covers all kinds of picks: fantastic picks of assorted shapes and designs--made of ebony and ivory, stone and silver; kaleidoscopic, translucent celluloid picks in stunning colors; miniature works of art; engineering marvels, complete with wire loops, corks, and corrugated holes, and more. 120 color photos.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-102) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879303778
Author:
Hoover, Will
Publisher:
Backbeat Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Guitar
Subject:
Guitar
Subject:
Guitar -- History.
Subject:
Plectra (Music)
Subject:
Plectra
Subject:
Guitar picks
Subject:
Music-Books on Guitar
Series Volume:
no. 1 (MS-1)
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
6.46x6.49x.28 in. .42 lbs.

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Picks!: The Colorful Saga of Vintage Celluloid Guitar Plectrums
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"Synopsis" by , This guide covers all kinds of picks: fantastic picks of assorted shapes and designs--made of ebony and ivory, stone and silver; kaleidoscopic, translucent celluloid picks in stunning colors; miniature works of art; engineering marvels, complete with wire loops, corks, and corrugated holes, and more. 120 color photos.
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