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1 Berg, Jerome S. On the Short Waves, 1923-1945. Broadcast Listening in the Pioneer Days of Radio.
McFarland & Company 1999 0786405066 / 9780786405060 Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
280 pages, illustrations, pictorial boards, very good. Former owner's embossed label on front blank endpaper. From the back cover: "Here for the first time is the complete history of the pioneer days of shortwave broadcasting, from the early concepts of Marconi and Armstrong, through the Golden Era of the 2930s, and finally through World War II and the shortwave radio's role as news source and propaganda tool... Also covered are the many organizations and publications of its enthusiastic fans worldwide." ; 10.22 X 7.12 X 0.83 inches; 280 pages 
Price: 32.00 USD
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2 Bresee, Frank; Lynes, Bobb Radio's Golden Years. a Visual Guide to the Shows and the Stars.
Published By the Authors 1998 First Edition Paperback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
264 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrapper, former owner's embossed label otherwise very good with minor scuffing to covers. From the foreword by Norman Corwin: "Frank Bresee and Bobb Lynes know the golden age of radio as few others, having observed it, contributed to it, and been long immersed in its many phases. Bresee's GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO series alone has flourished for very close to half a century, 29 of those years via the Armed Forces Radio Service. And Bobb Lynes' art is just the right vehicle for Bresee's wide ranging research." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Douglas, George H The Early Days of Radio Broadcasting
McFarland & Company 2001 0786411996 / 9780786411993 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
248 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "This history concentrates on the years between 1920 and 1930 in the United States when radio was rapidly growing and changing. It covers all important areas in the development of the radio industry, business programming, regulation, finance, the manufacturing of radio sets and equipment, the development of technology, the rise of networks, and the flowering of radio as a medium of entertainment and news."; McFarland Classics; 8.90 X 5.98 X 0.71 inches; 248 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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4 Dunning, John On the Air. the Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio.
Oxford University Press 1998 0195076788 / 9780195076783 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
840 pages, cloth, dust jacket in protective mylar, former owner's imprint on front blank endpaper otherwise fine. From the DJ: ""Now long out of print, John Dunning's Tune in Yesterday was the definitive one-volume reference on old-time radio broadcasting. Now, in On the Air, Dunning has completely rethought this classic work, reorganizing the material and doubling its coverage to provide a richer and more informative account of radio's golden age." ; 10.16 X 7.17 X 2.13 inches; 840 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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5 Dunning, John On the Air. the Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio.
Oxford University Press 1998 0195076788 / 9780195076783 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
840 pages, cloth, dust jacket in protective mylar, former owner's embossed label on front blank endpaper otherwise fine. From the DJ: ""Now long out of print, John Dunning's Tune in Yesterday was the definitive one-volume reference on old-time radio broadcasting. Now, in On the Air, Dunning has completely rethought this classic work, reorganizing the material and doubling its coverage to provide a richer and more informative account of radio's golden age." ; 10.16 X 7.17 X 2.13 inches; 840 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Gordon, Nightingale WNEW Where the Melody Lingers on 1934-1984
Nightingale Gordon 1984 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
80 pages, illustrations, embossed pictorial cloth, very good. From Wikipedia: "WNEW-FM (102.7 FM) is a New York City hot adult contemporary radio station owned and operated by CBS Radio. WNEW-FM's studios are in the combined CBS Radio facility in the West Soho section of Manhattan, and its transmitter sits atop the Empire State Building. It calls itself "Fresh 102.7." WNEW-FM is best remembered for one of its previous incarnations, a progressive rock radio format that began in 1967 and lasted into the 1990s. That station became very influential in the development of rock music during the 1970s and 1980s." ; 12.10 X 7.40 X 0.50 inches 
Price: 16.00 USD
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7 Hilmes, Michele Hollywood and Broadcasting. from Radio to Cable.
University of Illinois Press 1990 0252017099 / 9780252017094 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
221 pages, illustrations, cloth, dust jacket in protect Mylar, very good. From the publisher: "Michele Hilmes has produced an excellent introduction to a most important subject. This is an invaluable work for both scholars and students that places film, radio, and television within the context of the national culture experience." --- American Historical Review; Illinois Studies Communication; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 221 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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8 Klavan, Gene WE DIE AT DAWN The True-to-life Story of America's No. 1 Radio Team, or No. 2, or No. 3, Klavan and Finch
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
172 pages, cloth, dust jacket, former owner's address label on front blank endpaper otherwise fine. Stated first edition. From Wikipedia: "Gene Klavan Klavan is most known for his time as half of the morning program "Klavan and Finch." The program ran from 1952 to 1968; prior to 1952, Dee Finch had co-hosted the show with Gene Rayburn. Co-host Finch departed and Klavan continued solo until 1977. He wrote a biography in 1964, We Die at Dawn, that largely focused on the morning show. He followed it up in 1972 with Turn That Damned Thing Off, a book about the news media industry. In 1977 he moved to 710 WOR and left radio in 1980. He later became a commentator at WCBS-TV, a host for the AMC channel, and a columnist for Newsday." ; 172 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Poteet, G. Howard Radio!
Pflaum Publishing 1975 0827802277 / 9780827802278 First Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
125 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, embossed imprint of former owner on title-page, spine reinforced with tape otherwise very good, tight and clean. From the introduction: "The following chapters look at some of the programs that were popular and explains why your parents couldn't wait to get home to their radio." ; 10.90 X 8.40 X 0.40 inches; 125 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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10 Radio News (Chicago, Il) Radio News Monthly, January 1943 - December 1945 (Lacking July 1945)
Chicago Radio News 1943 Softcover Good+ 
Complete from Jan. 1943 thru Dec. 1945 except for July 1945. Includes the two special issues on U. S. Aviation Communications (300 pages) and U. S. Army Signal Corps (452 pages) , both with color photograph sections. Nice wartime run of this important, well-illustrated periodical devoted to electronic communication not commercial radio. All issues in good to very good condition, semibound. Includes some material on early television. Excellent illustrations, many in color, especially in the two special issues. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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11 Rhoads, B. Eric Blast from the Past. a Pictorial History of Radio's First 75 Years.
West Palm Beach, FL Streamline Press 1996 1886745064 / 9781886745063 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
463 pages, well illustrated, dust jacket in protective mylar covering, very good. Embossed label of the former owner on front blank endpaper. From the back cover: "A collection of over 900 rare photographs, most never before published. This is the largest, most complete photo book ever written about radio. "; 10.80 X 8.50 X 1.40 inches; 463 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Rodger, Ian Radio Drama
London Macmillan 1981 0333294297 / 9780333294291 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
176 pages, plates, pictorial wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "In this fascinating book Ian Rodger looks at the development of radio drama from the 1920's to the early 1960s. He assesses the work of the pioneer producers and feature writers: Val Gielgud, Tyrone Guthrie, Francis Dillon, D. G. Bridson, and Louis MacNeice. . . This book concentrates on the considerable output of the BBC, but attention is also paid to German and American radio."; 8.43 X 5.12 X 0.63 inches; 176 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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13 Settel, Irving A Pictorial History of Radio
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1967 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
192 pages, well illustrated, cloth, DJ, 8-1/2 by 11 inches, very good. From the dust jacket: "They are all here, the hundreds of personalities and programs that have brightened the airwaves during radio's fifty-year history. The focus is on radio's glamorous days - the bittersweet depression years and the grim but pulse-quickening days of World War II. But this book also encompasses the entire history of radio broadcasting in America, form Alexander Graham Bell's remarkable telephone to the ubiquitous transistor radios of today. " ; 192 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Stumpf, Charles K Ma Perkins, Little Orphan Annie and Heigh Yo, Silver!
Waynesville, NC The World of Yesterday 1986 0936505028 / 9780936505022 Second Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
256 pages, illustrations, yellow pictorial wrappers, good. Signed by the author on the half-title. Second edition. ; 256 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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