Old Gramophones & Other Talking Machines by: Benet Bergonzi
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This book describes the development of domestic and sound-reproduction instruments from the early phonographs and the first gramophone, through to the fine 'talking furniture' of the 1920s whose designers emulated period styles; it also discusses the recording industry's complicated history.
Benet Bergonzi is a museum curator. He worked from 1987 to 1994 at the British Library National Sound Archive and was responsible for cataloguing and researching an important collection of gramophones from the past 100 years, as well as cylinder phonographs, tape recorders and radiograms.
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- Width: 4.5 inches
- Height: 7 inches
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- Weight: 0.25 pound
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