The Early History of Recorded Sound Observed
By (author) Timothy C. Fabrizio
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Phonographica by Timothy C. Fabrizio
Book DescriptionThe early history of recorded sound, Mr. Edisons most marvelous achievement, brimmed with graphic imagery elegant, dazzling and delightful! Follow these award-winning authors on a bewitching tour of visual artifacts from the phonographs first fifty years. There are colorful advertising placards, charming publicity posters, clever promotional giveaways, stunning catalog covers, and an astounding selection of gorgeous, hand-painted signs from rare coin-operated record machines. 500 full color illustrations and insightful captions will keep you turning the pages. An entire chapter is devoted to real life images of ordinary people interacting with the new technology the amazing talking machine. Whether your interest is antique collecting, history, advertising, photography or social science, you will treasure this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780764319853
(279mm x 216mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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An incredible variety of antique record players is documented, including those with external-horns as well as internal-horn devices, collectively known as "talking machines." The authoritative text and up-to-date value guide complement hundreds of photos to provide in this one volume a veritable library on the subject.
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