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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    DINSDALE, Alfred. Television. London: Isaac Pitman, 1926. 8° (185 x 124mm). 12 plates, including half-tone frontispiece portrait of Baird. (Pp. 6-7 with adhension marks and staining at upper margin, upper corners lightly creased.) Original printed limp boards (slightly soiled, front inner hinges split, without dust-jacket).

    Price Realised  

    DINSDALE, Alfred. Television. London: Isaac Pitman, 1926. 8° (185 x 124mm). 12 plates, including half-tone frontispiece portrait of Baird. (Pp. 6-7 with adhension marks and staining at upper margin, upper corners lightly creased.) Original printed limp boards (slightly soiled, front inner hinges split, without dust-jacket).

    FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST BOOK ON THE NEW INVENTION OF TELEVISION, focussing on the research work of John Baird. Includes an illustration of the first image ever transmitted.


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