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Electric guitar construction

Tom Hirst

Electric guitar construction

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Published by Centerstream Pub., Distributed by Hal Leonard in Anaheim Hills, CA, [Milwaukee, Wis.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric guitar -- Construction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tom Hirst.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22989421M
    ISBN 10157424125X
    OCLC/WorldCa52298352


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