Hardcover - Early printing. Foreword by Jack Binns, who talks about the spirit of Marconi, as the driving force behind the improvements of the radio. (In 1909, when a luxury liner and an Italian cargo ship collided off the coast of Nantucket, the young Jack Binns became a hero for his wireless messages that resulted in a rescue at sea, even though most of his cabin had been destroyed in the collision - the first time that wireless was used in this way - for 36 hours he manned the radio and guided the rescue ship through the fog -2400 people were saved and not a life was lost) Glossy frontispiece. Lists to #10 at the back of the book, to #12 in this series on the rear cover of the dj. viii, 218 pp plus 6 pp publisher's ad. Good in a good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, dj torn at the base of the spine, some overall rubbing and edgewear, but still quite attractive.). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE RADIO BOYS AT MOUNTAIN PASS or The ...
Publisher: New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1922) dj
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