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[An important Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings, from the 1920s concerning the early days of Broadcasting in the UK]
1923-1935. Full calf soft cover, fits snugly into a new custom built black cardboardsurround and sturdy black cloth slipcase. In excellent condition. Scrapbook, pp.100 filled with newspaper cuttings. The cuttings report various subjects- from the formation of the BBC, John Logie Baird, first broadcasts of Harry Lauder, Dame Nellie Melba, Sir John Reith, beginning of TV, tthe thermionic valve, crystal sets, telephones, Glasgow Broadcasting Station and its role in early broadcasting, attempts to communicate by 'wireless radio' with Martians. The cuttings are interspersed with manuscript notes on technical aspects of early broadcasting A fascinating scrapbook giving a unique insight into the early days of TV, radio and telephony
      [Bookseller: G&R Stone]
Last Found On: 2013-07-26           Check availability:      Biblio    

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