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All new reference guides for guitar information and values

Minneapolis, MN – November 28, 2011 – The new 13th Editions of the Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars and Blue Book of Electric Guitars provide detailed information and current real-world values on guitars and basses.

With over a combined 2,100 pages and thousands of guitars listed, these books are the industry leaders for guitar values and information. Covering both vintage and modern guitars, acoustic flattops and archtops, hollowbody and solidbody electrics, as well as basses, these books are all encompassing. Features:

·     Over 1,200 individual guitar manufacturers/luthiers/distributors and over 18,000 individually listed guitars are included

·     Over 9,000 color images available for viewing on our website for free

·     Vintage guitar/bass values updated for the volatile used guitar market

·     New manufacturers and models included through  2011

Major trademarks including Fender, Gibson, Martin, Paul Reed Smith, Ibanez, Yamaha, Ovation, Taylor, Alvarez, Epiphone, Takamine, Washburn, Gretsch, and Guild are covered in detail as well as many independent luthiers and custom builders. Also, separate 16-page Photo Grading System sections in each book help the reader correctly identify the condition of their guitar, which ultimately determines the value.

The 13th Edition Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars has an MSRP of $29.95 and the 13th Edition Blue Book of Electric Guitars has an MSRP of $39.95. These Blue Books are available through major bookstores, music stores, and directly through our website or by phone. Whether as a reference guide, a coffee table book, or a holiday or birthday gift, these new books are a must for any guitar enthusiast or collector!


Blue Book Publications has been publishing the Blue Book of Guitars biannually since 1993. Currently in the 13th Editions, there are over 100,000 copies of the Blue Book of Guitars in print. Authored by Zachary R. Fjestad, these books are constantly updated and revised by monitoring the vintage guitar market and attending vintage guitar and trade shows throughout the year.


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