A Collection of Fine Spanish Guitars from Torres to the Present – Second Edition, Collector Version
This Second Edition, Collector Version of the above book will appeal to fine book enthusiasts. It is bound in fine brown leather, has gilded page edges, a matching brown book jacket, 3 CDs of the collection’s guitars, and is limited to 180 numbered copies. The primary text is the same.
The extensive Spanish guitar collection featured in this book spans from the mid-nineteenth century, when the seminal luthier Antonio de Torres began the modern era of Spanish guitar making, to the present. Each guitar has a chapter containing a detailed physical description, comments, insights, anecdotes, notes on its maker and an array of photographs. Readers will be able to enjoy, compare, and critically listen to the collection’s guitars, individually, on three accurately produced audio CDs recorded by virtuoso guitarists Kenton Youngstrom and Richard Bruné.
The author hopes that the overview and comparative study that this book and included audio CDs presents contribute to the reader’s knowledge, enjoyment and appreciation of fine Spanish Guitars.