DOBRO ROOTS - A PHOTO TOUR OF PREWAR WOOD BODY DOBROS
by Steve Toth, foreword by Jerry Douglas
Vintage photo books on old Dobro guitars are a rarity, and this is the best one produced so far. Although it does not dwell on vintage identification information, it is filled with beautiful photos of many historical and rare models.
SPANN'S GUIDE TO GIBSON 1902-1941
by Joe Spann
A great new addition to the saga of prewar Gibson banjos, mandolins and guitars, with revised info on serial numbers and factory order numbers. A must for all Gibson collectors and vintage instrument aficionados!
STAUFFER & CO. - THE VIENNESE GUITAR OF THE 19th CENTURY
by Erik Pierre Hofmann, Pascal Mougin and Stefan Hackl
Stauffer is the guitar maker that the first C.F. Martin apprenticed with before emigrating to the United States in the 1830s. 320 pages of photos and text in German, French and English!
GIBSON F-5 (1924)
A great Lloyd Loar signed F-5 with rare fern inlay in headstock and Virzi tone producer. This one hasn't been on the market for over 30 years.
GIACOMEL J5 MANDOLIN & CASE
From the workshop of Corrado Giacomel, endorsed by David Grisman, this high grade, beautifully made and totally unique mandolin is a treat for the eyes and ears!