A comprehensive and stylish look at lap-style and console steel guitar. The book includes interviews with, and profiles of, more than 35 of the greatest electric & acoustic steel guitarists of the past and present in the Hawaiian, Country, Western Swing, American Roots, Cajun, Sacred, Rock & Roll, and World Music idioms. Included are many previously unpublished photos of the artists as well as 40 color pages containing photographs of some of the most desired vintage steel guitars and new instruments from many of the best contemporary builders, as well as comprehensive information about steel guitar tunings. 296 pages. NOTE: NOTE: Lap Steel Guitar book orders to Europe, AU, NZ, Japan, Asia ship via US Postal International Flat-Rate Envelope. This is the cheapest shipping option for these countries. NOTE: as of 1/17/16 the US Postal Service has raised its rate.