What's the oldest or rarest guitar book you own?

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  1. trackerdan

    trackerdan Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

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    What are some of your oldest or rarest guitar books you own?

    I have Ted Greene's first chord book from the 70's "Chord Chemistry". I didn't even know he had passed until reviewing this post. I also have the first album Hirth Martinez ever put out from the mid 70's "Hirth from Earth". Once again I had no clue he had passed as well.
     
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    My oldest books are Ron Carter, building a jazz bass line. and Micky Baker's complete course in jazz guitar books 1 and 2. I'm still on the first chapter....:)
     
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    I sold my big collection of guitar magazines, books and catalogs a year or so ago, but kept a few. I have a signed Longworth Martin Guitar book, some old songbooks from the 60s, and the Micky Baker Jazz book #1. Also the Just Jazz magazine #1 issue.
     
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    A dear friend bought me a mint copy of Nick Maniloff's Spanish Guitar Method, with the round chord finder. Price $1.00. Many copies have a higher price.
     
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    If lap steel counts, this Nick Manoloff is dated 1936.

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    This one is even older by Cole Publishing dated 1926.

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    Then there is this one from 1962.
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    This one is from 1966.
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    not just for guitar but theory in general I've had these since I was 17 and still have them , I took them to the Yukon with me to study theory

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    The books I bought in the early days I have sold or they got lost somehow. I started buying guitar and Tab books again about 14 years ago. One book I had 30 years ago I bought again at a quite obscure bookstore. The name of the book is Original David Gilmour and it contains transcriptions of his most celebrated guitar solo's.
    Most guitar solo's you can find in tab books of the albums of Pink Floyd so I bought it out of a feeling of nostalgia.
     
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