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Clapton's Guitar: Watching Wayne Henderson Build the Perfect Instrument

Author: Allen St. John
ISBN #: 0743266358
Price: $20.00
Publisher: Free Press
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: near fine
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 2005
Lightest wear to the book and jacket. First printing, full number line. From the publisher: "There's a 10-year waiting list for Henderson's heirloom acoustic guitars—and even a musical legend like Eric Clapton must wait his turn. Partly out of self-interest, St. John prods Henderson into finally building Clapton's guitar, and soon we get to pull up a dusty stool and watch this Stradivari in glue-stained blue jeans work his magic. The story that ensues will captivate you with its portrait of a world where craftsmanship counts more than commerce, and time is measured by old jokes, old-time music, and homemade lemon pies shared by good friends." Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!