"A fascinating pictorial, the unfolding of the bizarre and the beautiful,...that will delight the senses and excite wonder." -- Robert j. Malone, PH.D., Executive Director, The History of Science Society
Where Discovery Sparks Imagination examines the early history of radio and electricity, presented via a marvelous collection of over 600 photographs of actual apparatus, many of which have never before been published. Beginning with the rise of electricity in the 17th century, this one-of-a-kind book follows a continuous thread of discovery and invention through electric motors, electric light, the telegraph, telephone and ultimately radio. A great way to immerse yourself in one of the greatest collections ever assembled. Anyone who appreciates the amazing workmanship and artistry of old technology will love this book!
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: The American Museum of Radio and Electricity; (May 2009)
Product Dimensions: 10 x 8.6 x 0.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.70 pounds