Long on diagrams, short on theory. *Very* short: there is none. Moreover, the selection of chords and voicings is somewhat dated. Having said that, though, let me hasten to add that it's a fine book, especially when one considers the publication date. I still own my yellowed, dog-eared copy, and still refer to it from time to time. Shortcomings aside, it's a great resource for beginning guitarists.LeeLee
live my life by this one, indeed.