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Dinsdale, Alfred
Television: Seeing by Wire or Wireless.
London: Sir Issac Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1926. First edition of the first book on television, a key work on the history of technology. Octavo, original stiff boards, frontispiece halftone reproduction of photograph of John Logie Baird. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear, small tape repair on the front panel. Housed in a custom slipcase. The first book on television, focusing on the work of the Scottish engineer Baird (1888-1946), who produced the first television image in outline in 1924, and transmitted the first pictures between two televisions in April 1925. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books [United States]
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