Martin Guitars: History and Technical Reference
Martin Guitars: History and Technical ReferenceHal LeonardMartin Guitars: History and Technical Reference73999308891
These books by Richard Johnston and Martin's Dick Boak are the most recent on Martin Guitars authorized by the Martin Company. They began as updated re-writes of the Martin book by company historian Mike Longworth , first released in the early 1970s.. The 'History' covers the Martin family and its instruments from the early 1800s through the present. The 'Technical Refernce' describes the technical evolution of the guitars, describes the features of each Martin style through the years, and has production quantities and other salient statistics. A must have for the Martin aficionado.