C.F. Martin & Co. (Images of America)

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C.F. Martin & Co. (Images of America)

Arcadia PublishingC.F. Martin & Co. (Images of America)9781467121477

The formula for C.F. Martin & Co.'s success has always been an unparalleled commitment to precise handcraftsmanship blended with optimum tonewoods, innovation, and singular design. This family business has persevered from the Civil War through the present and remains the oldest surviving maker of stringed instruments in the world. It is the largest and most respected producer of acoustic guitars in America. The images in C.F. Martin & Co. trace the remarkable development of the acoustic guitar in the hands of six generations of Martin family members who have managed the business from 1833 to today. C.F. Martin & Co. captures the buildings, employees, musicians, and exquisite instruments that have contributed to a lasting legacy.

By Dick Boak, foreword by C.F. Martin IV.

Softcover book, measures 6.5x9.25 inches. 128 pages, 192 black and white images. Images of America Series, published by Arcadia Publishing, ISBN 9781467121477.