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Updated June 20, 2004

Classic Cones: Pictorial Reference & VG for 1920s Radio Cone Speakers; Magnetic cone speakers as table models, pedestal, lamp stands & more; companies - Acme, DeForest, Metro, Rola & more; Chidester, 8x11, SB, 122 pp, color/b&w, 2001/VG .......... #CL-6161 .......... $25.95

Compleat Talking Machine (The): Guide to Restoration, 4th Ed.; Antique phonograph restoration, identification and price guide; repair of both common and rare Victrolas; Reiss, 8x11, SB, 247 pp, 700 b&w photos, 2003/PG/RG .......... #CO-6188 .......... $29.95

Consoles (The Complete Price Guide to Antique Radios: Pre-War); 3500+ console/floor model radios 1930-1942 pictured, identified, described and values; tube and band counts, options, variation; Stein, 8x11, SB, 235 pp, b&w, 2000/PG .......... #PR-5337.......... $29.95

Crystal Clear, Vol. 1: Vintage American Crystal Sets, Crystal Detectors, & Crystals; 750 illustrations, info on 573 crystal detectors, 207 crystals; list of manufacturers; Sievers, 8x11, SB, 282 pp, b&w, 1991/NP .......... #CR-6013 .......... $29.95

Crystal Clear, Vol. 2: Vintage American Crystal Sets, Crystal Detectors, & Crystals; Companion to Vol. 1; 350 photos, 160 advertisements, 172 crystal sets, 91 crystal detectors, 26 crystals; Sievers, 8x11, SB, 244 pp, b&w, 1995/NP .......... #CR-603X .......... $29.95

Phonograph Accessories & Contraptions (Antique); Hundreds of gadgets developed to add to the phonograph ^^ from fanciful painted flower horns to record storage disguises, etc.; Fabrizio & Paul, 9x 12, HB, 223 pp, color, 2003/VG .......... #PH-7636 .......... $49.95

Phonograph Advertising (Antique): An Illustrated History; Trade cards, lithograph posters, letterheads & bizarre objects emblazoned with marketing slogans; covers 1877-1929; 450 illustrations; Fabrizio & Paul, 8x11, HB, 240 pp, color, 2002/PG .......... #PH-517X .......... $49.95

Phonograph Companion (Columbia), Vol. 1: Hazelcorn's Guide to the Columbia Cylinder Graphophone; Illustrations of each Columbia Cylinder product from 1887-1909; original prices, serial numbers, production dates, descriptions; Hazelcorn, 9x11, HB, 304 pp, b&w, index, 1999/PG .......... #CO-6654 .......... $49.95

Phonograph Companion (Edison Cylinder), Revised 150th Anniversary Edition; All Edison cylinder phonographs with illustrations and descriptions of each model 1877-1929; Frow, 6x9, HB, 426 pp, b&w, 1994/NP .......... #ED-6614 .......... $39.95

Phonograph Gadgets, Gizmos & Gimmicks (Antique); Fascinating accessories, horns, storage cabinets, advertising & ephemera surrounding antique phonographs; 700+ items; Fabrizio & Paul, 8x11, HB, 224 pp, color/b&w, 1999/VG .......... #PH-7339 .......... $49.95

Phonographs & Diamond Discs (Edison Disc), Revised Ed.; Original prices, production dates, descriptions, art & custom cabinets, experimental models, tone tests; Frow, 6x9, SB, 294 pp, b&w, 2001/NPG .......... #ED-6634 .......... $19.95

Phonographs 1877-1929 (Discovering Antique); 400 color photos chronicle the history of phonographs - Edison, Stroh, Spite, Vitaphone, Sears, Arionola & more; Fabrizio & Paul, 9x12, HB, 238 pp, color, 2000/PG .......... #PH-0488 .......... $49.95

Phonographs with Flair: A Century of Style in Sound Reproduction; Victrola in early 1900s to Quadraphonic sound of 1970s - gleaming metal, glistening wood, pastel plastic & glowing dials; Fabrizio & Paul, 11x8, HB, 192 pp, color, index, 2001/PG .......... #PH-2812 .......... $49.95

Portable Gramophones ("His Master's Voice"); Wealth of old photos, advertisements and ephemera, with tips on how to collect and maintain the gramophone; free music CD; Cooper, 10x8, HB, 160 pp, color, 2003/NP .......... #HI-7492 .......... $29.50

Radio (Evolution of the), Vol. 1; 1920s to 1960s - console, Art Deco, Catalin, table top - 800+ radios in full color; Wood, 8x11, SB, 227 pp, color, 1994/PG .......... #RA-0048 .......... $22.95

Radio Restoration Guide, 2nd Ed. (Antique); Excellent book on restoring, repairing and refinishing radios of the past; circuitry, troubleshooting, cleaning; Johnson, 7x10, SB, 160 pp, 8 pp color, 1992/NP .......... #AN-6386 .......... $16.95

Radio Tubes & Valves (70 Years of), 2nd Ed.; Thermionic vacuum tube from 1883 to 1960; DeForest, KenRad, RCA, Western Electric, Mazda, Mullard, Ediswan, Phillips, etc.; Stokes, 8x11, SB, 263 pp, b&w, 1997/NP .......... #RA-6110 .......... $29.95

Radio Tubes and Boxes of the 1920s; 400 photos and illustrations of early tubes and their colorful packaging; Fathauer, 8x11, SB, 105 pp, color, 1999/NP .......... #RA-6137 .......... $26.95

Radio-Craft: 50 Years of Radio - March 1938 ; "Jubilee Souvenir Number" republication of Radio-Craft magazine - filled with advertisements of the day, circuitry & more; Reprint, 8x11, SB, 140 pp, b&w, 1938/RP/1996/NP .......... #RA-266X .......... $15.95

Radios (Collector's Guide to Antique), 5th Ed.; Alpha by company, descriptions & photos to ID 5000+ models; terminology; 1920s-1950s; Slusser, 8x11, SB, 285 pp, color, 2001/VG .......... #RA-229X .......... $19.95

Radios (The Complete PG to Antique): 1930-1942 Sears Silvertone Catalogs; 30+ radio brands including Colonial, Air King, Stewart-Warner, Case & more; the makers for Sears in the 30s & 40s; Stein, 8x11, SB, 238 pp, b&w, 2001/PG .......... #SI-5345 .......... $24.95

Televisions (Classic): Pre-War through 1950s; 100+ color photos; Wood, 8x11, SB, 86 pp, color, catalog reprints, 1997/PG .......... #TV-0013 .......... $16.95

Televisions (Collector's Guide to Vintage), ID & VG; Mostly b&w TV's but some color; arranged by company with model numbers, year and value; Durbal & Bubenheimer, 6x8, SB, 197 pp, color, 1999/PG .......... #TE-1269 .......... $15.95

Transistor Radios 1954-1968; Admiral Bulova, Emerson, Philco, Zenith, Regency, plus Hitachi, NEC, Koyo, Realtone, Sony and Toshiba; Smith, 8x11, SB, 160 pp, 459 color photos, 1998/VG .......... #TR-660X .......... $29.95

Tube Testers & Classic Electronic Test Gear; How-to on testing tubes from x-y pen plotters to building transfer-curve plotters; tubes from many companies; Douglas, 8x11, SB, 166 pp, b&w, 2000/NP .......... #TU-6145 .......... $25.95

Victor Data Book (The); Complete detailed description of each machine with shipping dates, etc., by serial number; Baumbach, 8x11, SB, 335 pp, b&w/some color, 2003/NP .......... #VI-6664 .......... $29.95

Victor Talking Machines ("Look for the Dog": An Illustrated Guide to); Every Victor product 1901-1929; original prices, production dates, options, company history, service & repair instructions; Baumbach, 6x9, SB, 326 pp, b&w, index, 1999/WP .......... #VI-6330 .......... $19.95

Victrola "45" (The Fabulous); Automatic record players of the 1950s - with descriptions, model numbers & names, original & current prices; magazine ads; Vourtsis, 8x11, SB, 176 pp, color/b&w, 2002/PG .......... #VI-6370 .......... $29.95

Zenith Trans-Oceanic: The Royalty of Radios; Photos, documents & info concerning these short-wave radios; Bryant & Cones, 8x11, SB,160 pp, 1995/VG .......... #ZE-7080 .......... $24.95


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