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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 261

    ZWORYKIN, Vladimir Kosma (1899-1982) and G.A. MORTON. Television, the Electronics of Image Transmission. New York: J. Wiley, London: Chapman & Hall, 1940. 8° (228 x 142mm). Illustrations and diagrams, one folding. Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. 'Zworykin described a new, truly electrical television system where the visual image is translated into an electrical signal by a vacuum tube called an "iconoscope"', Gedeon p.423.

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    ZWORYKIN, Vladimir Kosma (1899-1982) and G.A. MORTON. Television, the Electronics of Image Transmission. New York: J. Wiley, London: Chapman & Hall, 1940. 8° (228 x 142mm). Illustrations and diagrams, one folding. Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. 'Zworykin described a new, truly electrical television system where the visual image is translated into an electrical signal by a vacuum tube called an "iconoscope"', Gedeon p.423.

    ZWORYKIN, V.K. Photocells and their Application. Ibidem, 1930. 8° (193 x 130mm). Illustrations, Original cloth (lightly marked). FIRST EDITION.

    And 4 other works in 5 volumes: Zworykin's "Image Formation by Electrons" (in Sigma XI Quarterly, n.p., 1941), Ferdinand Braun's "Ueber ein Verfahren zur Demonstration des zeitlichen Verlaufes variabler Ströme" (in Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Leipzig, 1897), Television. Collected Addresses and Papers on the Future of the New Art and its Recent Technical Developments (New York, 1936-37, 2 vols.) & J.J. Thompson's "Cathode Rays" (in The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, London, 1897, 'the discovery of the electron', Gedeon p.357). (7)


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