London, South Kensington
31 May 2007
Television, 1st Edition, with 12 plates and text covering the different angles of various inventors' work, published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., W.C.2, in red cloth covers, 1926, (contempory handwritten title added on spine, corners slightly rubbed); Television, 2nd Edition, with numerous plates and illustrations of the early steps of image sending apparatus, published by Television press Ltd., in blue cloth covers, 1928, with two newspaper clippings from 1926 and 1927 concerning Baird television demonstration tests; and Television for All - A Simple Explanation of Television for the General Public, Chas. G. Philip, describing how television works to the layman, published by Percival Marshall & Co., Ltd., paperback, (boards and spine missing, stained and rubbed covers, incomplete book running to page 80) (3)
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