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ALL ABOUT RADIO AND TELEVISION (Allabout Books Series, A-2)

by Gould, Jack

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


New York, NY: Random House, 1953. Text/Bright, Clean & New New w/loss to lower corner of page 135. Blue linen boards/Good; sound w/corner tip rubs, and light surface soiling/discoloration. 2nd Volume in the Allabout Books Series. At the point of publication author Jack Gould (1914 - 1993) was the Radio and Television editor at The New York Times. 15 chapters. Chapter 9 shows how to build a "Foxhole Radio" --- how frontline American GIs in World War II connected to radio stations within 25 - 30 miles range. Materials needed: hammer; pliers; pocket knife; wood boards; cardboard tubing; spool of wire; earphones; 3 nails; 4 metal thumbstacks; single-edged razor blade; safety pine; and pencil with a flat head!. First Edition, 8th Printing. Hard Cover/Stitched. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bette J. Davis (Illustrator).


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