"First published in 1994 by Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd." Contains a fair amount of material about the 1912 Titanic disaster (and the role radio played in disseminating the news, even after it failed to bring a speedier rescue), and a section on "The Replication Projects," including The Rhumkorff or Induction Coil, the Coherer Detector, the Multiple Tuner and Jigger, etc. 176 pp. including index, on a nice coated stock. Reduced from $115. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: This is the fascinating story of the manner in which simple means were bent to extraordinary ends. The book tells of the technology that Marconi was to put to use, and is based on written records of the time and the replication of some of the more significant devices. The material for this book has been obtained through extensive research both in the United Kingdom and elsewhere overseas. many of the illustrations and photographs have not previously been published.
Title: In Marconi's Footsteps / 1894 to 1920 / ...
Publisher: Kangaroo Press
Publication Date: 1994
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Kangaroo Press, Sydney, Kenthurst, 1994. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, frontispiece, reverse side jacket foxed, minor edgewear, old price marks, texta autograph front free flyleaf. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 176 pp. The system of radio communication developed by Guglielmo Marconi pulled together the scientific threads of a new technology and rivalled the inventions of Morse, Wheatstone and Bell. The story of how simple means were bent to extraordinary ends. Explains the technology that Marconi put to use. Based on written records of the time and the replication of some of the more significant devices. The material in this book has been collected through research both in the United Kingdom and elsewhere overseas. Many of the photos and illustrations have never been published before. The appendixes include extracts from a variety of rare and highly significant early documents concerning the development of radio. SALE PRICE. Seller Inventory # 26440
Book Description Kangaroo Pr, 1995. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0864176074-2-4
Book Description Kangaroo Pr, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020864176074
Book Description Kangaroo Pr, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110864176074
Book Description Kangaroo Press, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: near fine/near fine. Quarto. 176pp A very nice copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a mylar wrapper. Seller Inventory # 41771
Book Description Kangaroo Pr, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0864176074
Book Description Kangaroo Press, 3 Whitehall Road, Kenthurst, Australia, 1994. Paper Covered Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. "Tells of the Technology Marconi was to put to use, and is based on written records of the time and the replication of some of the more significant Devices. Extensive Research.manu of the Illustrations and Photographs not previously published. The Latter part of the book describes in detail a series of Construction Projects in which the most important early Radio Artefacts are recreated using modern Techniques and Materials.accompanied by Detailed Diagrams. Extensive Appendixes include extracts from a variety of rare and highly significant early documents concerning the development of early Radio." Well Illustrated with Colour and B&W Photographs. Dark Grey cloth textured paper covered boards with Gilt Lettering to spine. 176 Pages, 960g, 11 3/8" Tall. No inscriptions. Very slight edge wear and a few small bumps on top and bottom edges of boards. Jacket colour faded at spine. Not clipped. Book. Seller Inventory # 012054