Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1975. STATED FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover. Blue buckram-covered boards, with just the slightest bit of rubbing to extremities. Dustjacket scuffed and edgeworn with one or two closed tears. Massive introductory work in a multi-volume series. 1073 pp., including postscript and index. Provides a detailed view of the first fifty years of telephone technology. Far more than a mere timeline; this comprehensive work "examines the underlying motivations and evaluates the long-term importance of the engineering, scientific, and organizational achievements that were the substance of the first five decades of remarkable progress in telecommunications..." See our other offerings in this same series. NOTE: If all five books in this series remain unsold at time of your inquiry, all five volumes will be sold for 15% off total of individual prices. Near Fine in Good Dustjacket. Item #71951
Covers Alexander Graham Bell's Telephone; Early Corporate History; Telephone Transmission; Radio; Switching and Signaling Systems; Non-Voice Communicatons; The Spirit of Research, and so much more!