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fabulous phonograph

Roland Gelatt

fabulous phonograph

from tin foil to high fidelity.

by Roland Gelatt

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phonograph.,
  • Sound recordings.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1055 .G4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6177347M
    LC Control Number55009154
    OCLC/WorldCa394691

    Photograph of Thomas A. Edison listening to the New Edison Diamond Disc Phonograph. Advertisement in The Gramophone, December Cylinders peaked in popularity around After this, discs and disc players, most notably the Victrolas, began to dominate the market. Columbia Records, an Edison competitor, had stopped marketing cylinders in   SUPPORT LARB. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. Help us create the kind of literary community you’ve always dreamed of.   recently presented items: edison cylinder phonograph book the fabulous phonograph roland gelatt 1st editon. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for RARE Parco Edisons Edison Fabulous Phonographs book booklet Japanese or Chinese at the best .


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