Classic guitar maker"s guide by H. E. Brown

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Published by International Guitar and Import Co. in Tulsa, Okla .

Written in English

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  • Guitar -- Construction.

Edition Notes

Supplement: Folk guitar construction: p. 43-44.

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Statementby H. E. Brown.
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22924592M

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