Magic Dials: The Story of Radio and Television. Text by Lowell Thomas. Photographs by Anton Bruehl. Charcol portraits by Bettina Steinke Polygraphic Company of America, 1939. 142 pp. Quarto. Photo-illustrated paper over boards in matching, library protected, dust jacket. Photo-illustrated endpapers. Color and black-and-white reproductions.
The color images in this book were printed using the Polytone lithographic process--absolutely state of the art for 1939. Magic Dials documents the very first full-time, full-size orchestra--under the leadership of Toscanini-- organized especially for broadcast in America.
Some wear and tiny nicks to 'tips' and extremities; otherwise Fine-/Fine-