(Book). The Ultimate Guitar Book is a comprehensive, lavishly illustrated guide to guitars, from early acoustics to the latest electrics. No book has ever brought together so many guitars in such keen detail and rich portrayal, featuring specially commissioned photographs of over 450 famous, rare and vintage guitars. It is packed with construction and design information which brings each instrument to life. In addition, it contains profiles of great guitar designers and their pioneering innovative workshops. The Ultimate Guitar Book is quite simply the most beautiful book on the guitar ever produced: its opulent illustration is complemented by extensive factual narrative. The book is certain to become a definitive reference work on the subject, and makes immensely pleasurable browsing for guitar players and collectors alike, from beginner to professional. 9 x 11 .