Antique Phonograph Advertising, an Illustrated History

Antique Phonograph Advertising, an Illustrated History

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by Timothy C. C. Fabrizio, George F. Paul
     
 
In this, their fifth collaboration, award-winning authors Timothy C. Fabrizio and George F. Paul examine the fascinating and collectible field of phonograph advertising. Whether pragmatic, inspirational, or merely avaricious, talking machine promotion assumed a variety of mantles during its first fifty years. Charming trade cards, brightly lithographed posters,

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In this, their fifth collaboration, award-winning authors Timothy C. Fabrizio and George F. Paul examine the fascinating and collectible field of phonograph advertising. Whether pragmatic, inspirational, or merely avaricious, talking machine promotion assumed a variety of mantles during its first fifty years. Charming trade cards, brightly lithographed posters, flamboyant letterheads, and a wide variety of bizarre objects emblazoned with marketing slogans were used to sell phonographs and records during the 1877-1929 period. Additionally, phonograph records were used as a medium for promoting products as disparate as toothpaste, automobiles, and presidents. Indulge yourself with this visual feast of 450 color illustrations of phonograph and record marketing from yesteryear, plus detailed captions, values, and an insightful text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764315176
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Antique Phonograph Advertising, an Illustrated History 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
THIS BOOK HAS A WIDE VARIETY OF INFORMATION ON HOW THE PHONOGRAPH WAS BROUGHT TO THE PUBLIC. A BUNCH OF GREAT PICTURES THAT YOU WILL ENJOY ! A MUST HAVE FOR COLLECTORS