New York: Oak Publications, 1975. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's illustrated stiff paper wraps.
"As a guitar player, you must have reliable guidelines on which to judge whether or not your instrument is in proper playing condition. Though you, as a player, may not be especially interested in the technical details behind repair and adjustment, a knowledge of the underlying principles will enable you to maintain your instrument in good playing condition." Such are the principles Bay Area luthier and founder of the legendary shop Kamimoto String Instruments seeks to impart in this comprehensive guidebook. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos and diagrams; with a chapter on "How to Buy a Guitar," by Stu Goldberg, founder of San Francisco's influential Marina Music guitar shop. Light rubbing and edgewear. Near fine. Item #3114