Look For The Dog Victor Talking Machine Phonograph Book, 320 Pages

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Look for the Dog VICTOR TALKING MACHINE PHONOGRAPH BOOK – Look For The Dog VICTOR TALKING MACHINES, Revised 5th Edition by ROBERT W. BAUMBACH. 2005 VALUES. LOOK FOR THE DOG WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1981. IN THE ENSUING YEARS SEVERAL NEW EDITIONS OF THE BOOK HAVE BEEN PRINTED, AND IN EACH ONE REFINEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE TO ENHANCE THE STORY OF THE VICTOR TALKING MACHINE COMPANY AND THE FASCINATING PRODUCTS WHICH IT PRODUCED. THIS BOOK IS A COMPILATION OF THE PERTINENT DATA ON EACH OF THE ‘TALKING MACHINES’ MANUFACTURED BY THE VICTOR TALKING MACHINE COMPANY DURING ITS 29 YEAR EXISTENCE 1901–1929. EACH VICTOR MODEL IS DESCRIBED WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION PAID TO RELATING IT TO OTHER MODELS IN THE VICTOR LINE-UP, INDICATING HOW THE COMPANY’S PRODUCTS MOLDED, AND WERE IN TURN MOLDED BY, THE PUBLIC’S DEVELOPING STATES AND INTERESTS. TODAY, THE PHONOGRAPH IS TAKEN FOR GRANTED. THOMAS EDISON INVENTED THE PHONOGRAPH AND STARTED THE ENTIRE INDUSTRY IN 1877. TOPICS INCLUDED: DEVELOPMENT OF THE TALKING MACHINE, COMPANY HISTORY, IDENTIFYING VICTOR MODELS, DESCRIPTIONS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF EACH MODEL, PRODUCTION DATES, PRODUCTION QUANTITIES, AND MORE. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2, 320 PAGES, SOFTCOVER.