Fender - The Golden Age 1946 - 1970
- Autore Martin Kelly
Undoubtedly the ultimate Fender book, covering every model, production style and available finish. This book traces and details the history of Fender guitars from their creation in 1946 to the early seventies - when the golden age ended.
Leo Fender's guitars have arguably had the greatest influence on modern music than any other make of guitar. Over 250 guitars in every model, style and finish are lovingly photographed and detailed, from the greatest to the rarest - Strats, Teles and the infamous Marauder. Includes hundreds of never-before-seen images from recently unearthed archives and specially commissioned shoots around the world. Working with a worldwide network of collectors each model has been photographed specially for the book and alongside these exceptionally rare guitars are reproductions of Fender ephemera - the largest collection anyone will have ever seen. Tracing the history and influence of the company, in an easy-to-read format, with a level of detail no other book can rival. These vintage guitars are among the most loved and collectible instruments in the world.