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Wile, Frederic William; [Emile Berliner]
Emile Berliner: Maker of the Microphone
The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc, Indianapolis, 1926. First edition. Signed by the subject, Emile Berliner, and warmly inscribed to clergyman Jason Noble Pierce, Washington D.C., March 26, 1927 on front free endpaper. Beneath that additionally inscribed by the author, Fredric William Wile, to the same Pierce, "the fightin' parson of the Second Division." [xxii], 353 pp. Publisher's navy cloth lettered in gilt. Very Good, sans jacket, spine lettering rubbed, tiny spot of insecting to spine. A biography of the German-American inventor best-known for his gramophone record, noteworthy for being flat like vinyl records, as well as his innovations in recording technology. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]
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