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The Speaking Telephone, Talking Phonograph, and Other Novelties

by George Bartlett Prescott

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Published by D. Appleton & Company .
Written in English


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Miscellaneous Scrapbook Series: Cat. () [SB] This scrapbook covers the period It contains clippings about the phonograph, other Edison acoustic devices, the telephone, and telegraph litigation involving Edison's quadruplex.   In the s, Edison's phonograph faced a new challenge, commercial radio. The other phonograph companies introduced radios but Edison refused, wanting nothing to do with the medium's inferior sound quality. Prodded by his sons, he grudgingly relented, but the move came too late — in the midst of the stock-market crash of

He was vice-president, director, and member of the executive and finance committee of the Gold and stock telegraph company in '81, and president of the American speaking telephone company in '82, also director and member of the executive committee of the Metropolitan telephone and telegraph company, and of the Bell telephone company. Speak-O-Phone was a brand of aluminium phonograph disc for recording and was introduced by the Speak-O-Phone Corporation of New York founded in Aluminium was used as a recording medium from the time electrical recording was introduced in the mids until probably around the early s when aluminium was required for the war effort.

"Speaking Telegraph" (J ) and "Speaking Telephone" (J ) notes and drawings. National Park Service [Document references: TI & NV] These two pages (above) were separated more than a century ago. Indeed, the first page exists only in facsimile. the talking machine, an illustrated compendium, – (revised and expanded). by timothy c. fabrizio and george f. paul. autographed. a “master” index combining the first seven fabrizio/paul books for fast referencing. plus a free bonus 17 track cd of rare recordings. hardcover, nearly full color photographs, pages, eight chapters take a capsule trip through the history.


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The Speaking Telephone, Talking Phonograph, and Other Novelties by George Bartlett Prescott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from The Speaking Telephone, Talking Phonograph, and Other Novelties The object'which we have had in view, in preparing this work, has been to furnish the public with a clear and accurate description of the more recent and useful improvements in electrical science, and especially to explain the principles and operation of that marvellous production, the Speaking Tele : George Bartlett Prescott.

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The Speaking Telephone, Talking Phonograph, and Other Novelties by George Bartlett Prescott; 1 edition; First published in An enlarged edition was published inunder title: The speaking telephone, electric light, and other recent electrical inventions. Description: 1 preliminary leaf, ii pages, 1 leaf, vi, [5] pages illustrations, diagrams 22 cm.

An enlarged edition was published inunder title: The speaking telephone, electric light, and other recent electrical inventions. Reproduction Notes: Microfilm.

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Title: The Speaking Telephone, Talking Phonograph and Other Novelties Author Name: Prescott, George B. Categories: Technology, Americana, Edition: First Edition. The speaking telephone, talking phonograph, and other novelties. By George B. (George Bartlett) Prescott. Abstract. An enlarged edition was published inunder title: The speaking telephone, electric light, and other recent electrical of access: Internet.

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Prescott, George B. (George Bartlett), The speaking telephone, talking phonograph, and other novelties. (New York, D. Appleton & Company, ) (page images at HathiTrust). Originally published under title: The speaking telephone, talking phonograph, and other novelties. The oldest technical publications on telephony I can find () Only two years after A.G.

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Prescott reprints a number of Gray's papers from to given at meetings of the American Electrical Society and published in its journal. This book has a lot of good information.

It does get revised regularly but many outdated sections (materials and products no longer available). Half the book is a talking machine reference (pictures, short descriptions) but mostly very early products (cylinder disks versus records). Price summary of values is broad, but needs to be in a book/5(44).

Recounting the fascinating history of audio-recorded literature, Matthew Rubery traces the path of innovation from Edison’s recitation of “Mary Had a Little Lamb” for his tinfoil phonograph into the first novel-length talking books made for blinded World War I veterans, to today’s billion-dollar audiobook by: 6.

Why Learn How to Talk on the Phone Professionally. Talking on the phone may be an essential part of your job, or you may only have to make or answer phone calls in English from time to time.

You may need to speak on the phone in English every day or even as part of an exam or job interview. Sometimes your job may even depend on a phone call!The bookstore site is part of a larger daily blog for the History of Holes, Dots, Lines, Science, History, Math, the Unintentional Absurd & Nothing | million words, images, million hits, and + posts over 11 years| Press & appearances in The Times, Mensa, Le Figaro, The Economist, The Guardian, Discovery News, Slate, Le Monde.He described how the phonograph could be used for dictation and voice mail, preserving the voices of family members and famous people, for speaking books, teaching elocution and music, advertising, toys and clocks, and, of course, as a telephone recorder.