Television Seeing by Wireless by Alfred Dinsdale first edition 1926
London: Sir Isaac Pitman (1926). 8vo., original biege card covers, with the original dust jacket; pp. 62; with 12 plates including that of John Logie Baird. A good copy. The upper card cover has a darker mark to the bottom of the card and a crease to the bottom right hand corner. The binding is exposed between p32 and 33 although holding firm. The fragile original wrapper has two tears to the front panel at the top and bottom and there is a split to the fore edge. There is general wear to the edges and a chip to the bottom edge of the back panel. The jacket in general is worn.
The first book on television. This book was written by Dinsdale to explain, mainly the work of John Logie Baird to the reader in plain language about how television works. There is a plate of the first picture taken by Television on p38.