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Description - Phonographica by Timothy C. Fabrizio

The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780764319853
ISBN-10: 076431985X
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Timothy C. Fabrizio

This is the seventh collaboration by Tim Fabrizio and George Paul, who have won several awards for their research into the history of the talking machine. They both reside in upstate New York.

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