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Phono-Graphics: The Visual Paraphernalia Of The Talking Machine

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The handsome volume, Phono-Graphics: The Visual Paraphernalia of The Talking Machine, features artwork from unexpected sources: turn-of-the-century phonographs, record labels, Victrola ads, and stylus boxes. Lovingly photographed in lavish detail, these pieces reflect an age in which the novelty of recorded sound left people giddy and was a thrill well worth celebrating.