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radios • telephones • office antiques • photographica
Early Zenith® Radios: The Battery
PoweredTableSets1922-1927.
Gilbert
M. Hedge with Durell M. Roth. Covering
the tabletop battery radios that were built
byZenith,theChicagobasedmanufacturer,
each radio is physically and functionally
described. 400+ color photos & 200+
schematics illustrate the text. Included: A
Quick Reference Guide; previously unpub-
lishedinformation;andcompleterestoration
instructions, teaching how to reproduce any battery for radios that were built in the
1920s,amongothervaluabletips.
Size:11"x81/2"•433colorphotos&219diagrams•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4674-3•hardcover•$45.00
The Zenith TRANS-OCEANIC: The Royalty
of Radios.
Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition
.JohnH.Bryant,FAIA&HaroldN.Cones,Ph.D..With
accesstotheZenithcorporatearchives, theauthors
presentengrossingstoriesofthedevelopmentand
useofTrans-Oceanicradiosthroughoutitsforty-year
life.Theypresentawealthofphotos,documentsand
information concerning the radios, their collection,
preservationand restoration.
Size:81/2"x11"•226photos
PriceGuide•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2838-1•softcover•$34.99
Zenith Radio: The Early Years 1919-
1935.
Harold Cones, Ph.D & John Bryant,
AIA, with Martin Blankinship and William
Wade. Presents the documented story of
Zenithradioandcompanyfrom1919through
1935.TellsofZenith’s impactonearlyradio
historywithphotographs,documentsand
information, as well as color portraits of
manyZenith radiosof theera.
Size:11"x81/2"•420+photos
ValueGuide•192pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0367-8•softcover•$29.95
Zenith Radio, The Glory Years,
1936-1945: History and Products.
H. Cones, J.H. Bryant, &M. Blankinship.
“History and Product” explores the his-
tory of the corporation from 1936-1945,
and continues with color portraits of
outstanding examples of many of the
products manufactured by Zenith in
this period–a visual survey of Zenith
radios in the Glory Years.
Size:11"x81/2"•256pp.•180 color & 183 b/w photos
ISBN: 0-7643-1882-9•softcover•$34.95
Zenith Radio, The Glory Years,
1936-1945: Illustrated Catalog and
Database.
Harold Cones, Ph.d, John H.
Bryant, FAIA, & Martin Blankinship. The
second of two volumes, the “Illustrated
CatalogandDatabase” includesacatalog
that gathers the most complete collection
ofZenith imageseverpublished, followed
byaDatabasewhich isthemostcomplete
listingofZenithproducts.
Size:11"x81/2"•522b/w images•182pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1883-7•softcover•$29.95
ZenithTransistorRadios:EvolutionofaClassic.
Norman R. Smith. Transistor radio models created
by Zenith from 1955 through 1965. Outstanding
color photos from original Zenith sales sheets and
information on each model presented in the order
ofproduction.Neverbeforepublishedphotographs,
documents, and original drawings from the Zenith
archives,aswellasalargecollectionoforiginalZenith
advertising,fill thesepages.
Size:81/2"x11"•252photos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0015-6•softcover•$29.95
Transistor Radios: 1954-1968.
Norman Smith.
Over1000transistorradiosofthe1950sand’60s in
460+colorphotoswithanoverviewofthetypes,sizes,
and styles, from Admiral, Bulova, Emerson, Philco,
Regency,Zenith,Hitachi,Koyo,NEC,Realtone,Sony,
andToshiba.Eachradioisidentifiedbymanufacturer,
modelnumber,numberoftransistors,specialfeatures,
countryoforigin,anddate.Acompletevalueguide
is included.
Size:81/2"x11"•469colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0660-X•soft•$29.95
telephones
Collectible Novelty Phones: If Mr. Bell
Could See Me Now.
James David Davis. More
than 200 novelty telephones including character
phones, advertising products and figural phones.
Starting in the 1970s, these were produced to
promote company products, television shows,
comic strips, movies, and sports. Miniature and
toy telephones are included. Descriptive captions
list each phone’s specific features.
Size:81/2"x11"•315colorphotos
Price Guide • 144 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0472-0•softcover•$24.95
Telephone Collecting: Seven Decades of
Design.
Kate E. Dooner. Here, in text and over
250 color photos, a history of the design of the
telephone is presented from Art Deco to novelty
phones of the 1980s. The largest telephone com-
panies are discussed, including Western Electric,
Automatic Electric, Stromberg-Carlson, Kellogg,
and North Electric. There’s also information on
European telephones.
Size:81/2"x11"•over250colorphotos
Price Guide • 128 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-489-8•softcover•$24.95
Old-time Telephones! Design, History, and
Restoration.
Ralph O. Meyer. Over 120 black
andwhitephotosand175patentdrawing,charts,
diagrams, and schematics trace the development
of the telephone from Alexander Graham Bell’s
first box telephone of 1877 to Trimline models
from Western Electric. Text provides technical
information necessary to repair, restore, and
maintain a collection. A value guide is provided.
Size:81/2"x11"•297b/wphotos
Price Guide/Index • 272 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2282-6•softcover•$29.95
Telephones:AntiquetoModern.
Revised3rd
Edition
.KateDooner.Innovativedesignsinover500
color photos trace the development of telephones
from Bell’s first experimental equipment. Exquisite
examplesofwoodenboxphones,vanities,upright
“candlesticks,” and desk stand or “cradle” phones
includeCanadianandEuropeanmodels.Descriptions
ofnumeroustelephonecompaniesandmanufacturers
andanupdatedvalueguide.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 500 color photos
PriceGuide•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2135-8•softcover•$29.95
One Hundred Years of Bell Telephone.
Richard D. Mountjoy. From the Coffin sets of
the 1870s to the Princess phones of the 1960s
and beyond, this book explores the telephone.
Detailed information helps identify a piece
and will take the guess work out of dating. For
restorers who would like to ensure its historical
accuracy, this book will make it easy to match
pieces correctly.
Size:81/2"x11"•350colorphotos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-872-9•softcover•$29.95
office antiques
CollectibleMicrocomputers.
MichaelNadeau.
An invaluableguidefor identifyingandpricingmore
than700microcomputersmadeworldwidebetween
1971and1993.Featuresearlyhobbyistcomputers,
desktop business/professional computers, home
computers,PC-compatibles,transportablecomputers,
laptops, and notebook computers. Also provides
advice for locatingandevaluatingmicros.
Size:81/2"x11"•347b/wphotos
PriceGuide•192pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1600-1•softcover•$29.95
AntiqueTypewriters:FromCreedtoQWERTY.
MichaelAdler.Typewritercollectorseverywherehave
praisedthisstimulatingstudy.New insights intothe
originsofthetypewriterand itshistoryare illustrated
with279wonderfulphotos.Thebookalso includes
comprehensive directories of typewriter inventions,
makes, and models, and a guide to values with
adviceonbuyingandcollecting.
Size:81/2"x11"•279photos
ValueGuide•208pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0132-2•hardcover•$39.95
Mechanical Typewriters: Their Histo-
ry, Value, and Legacy.
Thomas A. Russo.
Nearly 700 color photographs display two
centuries of mechanical typewriters produced
by Adler™, American™, Corona™, Monarch™,
Remington™, Royal™, Smith Corona™, and
many others. Typewriter development includes
patents and brief histories of typewriter manu-
facturers. Current market values are provided
in the captions.
Size:81/2"x11"•691colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 256 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1545-5•hardcover•$59.95
Office Collectibles: 100 Years of Business
Technology.
Thomas Russo. An incredible array
of antique typewriters, adding machines, check
protectors,copiers,coinchangers,dictatingmachines,
andmore.Items likeribbontins,medalsandawards,
novelties,andoffice-relatedtoysbringofficesofthe
pastto life,alongwithephemera likecatalogs, legal
documents,magazines,andoriginalpatents.Includes
detailedcaptions,historicaldata,andapriceguide.
Size:81/2"x11"•645colorphotos
PriceGuide•240pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1177-8•hardcover•$39.95
Antique Office Machines: 600 Years of
Calculating Devices.
Thomas A. Russo. Ex-
plore 600 years of calculating devices, from the
abacus to the desk top computer, with valuable
information for historians and collectors alike.
With 500 color photographs, accurate captions,
and a guide to current values, this will be an
essential guide to collecting office machines.
Size:81/2"x11"•500colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 224 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1346-0•hardcover•$39.95
photographica
From Daguerre to Digital: 150 Years of
Classic Cameras.
John Wade. An extensively
illustrated book on classic and collectible cam-
eras from their earliest days up to the start of
the digital age. All major camera types and
landmarks are described and illustrated, along
with other rarities, prototypes, and unusual or
strange designs, using more than 500 pictures
with detailed captions.
Size:9"x12"•522colorphotos• Index•304pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4026-0•hardcover•$59.99
Lights,Camera,Action!:AnIllustratedHisto-
ryoftheAmateurMovieCamera.
JohnWade.
An extensively illustrated book dealing with the
completehistoryoftheamateurcinecamera.Allthe
majorfilmgaugesaredescribedandillustrated,along
withtheirlesssuccessfulrivals,aswellascinecamera
accessories and other rarities featuring unusual or
strangedesigns.Thebookiscompletedbyaglossary
of technical termsandan index.
Size:9"x12"•256 colorphotos•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4593-7•hardcover•$49.99
AntiquePhotographica:TheCollector’sVision.
BryanandPageGinns,Editors.Thetranscendence
that is ever present within photography can still
be honestly and freshly felt today by exploring the
vastknowledgeandaccompanyingrare imagesof
photographic equipment and ephemera from the
20 professional collectors/scholars contributing to
this book. This book is ideal for those who wish
to study, and experience, the everlasting marvel
ofcameramagic.
Size:9"x12"•567color&b/wphotos•288pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4428-2•hardcover•$69.99
Cameras for Collectors.
Scott Faragher. His-
torically significant cameras produced from the
1930s to the 1990s: box cameras, movie cameras,
foldouts,rangefinder,viewfinder,single lensreflex,
instants, premiums, plastic art cameras, and even
disposables.BrandsincludeImperial,Kodak,Spartus,
Polaroid,Argus,Beacon,Packard,Falcon,andmore.
Information on finding cameras, what to pay, and
how tobuildyourowncollection.
Size:81/2"x11"•417colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1521-8•softcover•$29.95
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