The Rickenbacker book [a complete history of Rickenbacker electric guitars] by Tony Bacon

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Published by GPI Books in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Rickenbacker International Corporation.,
  • Rickenbacker guitar -- History.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTony Bacon & Paul Day.
ContributionsDay, Paul.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML1015.G9 B33 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1127776M
ISBN 100879303298
LC Control Number94071408
OCLC/WorldCa31269088

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