By Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
Updated August 27, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT

Made in Japan: Transistor Radios of the 1950s and 1960s

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Even if you know absolutely nothing about transistor radios, even if you couldn’t care less, Made in Japan: Transistor Radios of the 1950s and 1960s is so divine-looking you won’t be able to help twirling happily through the pages. Skip the words and gaze at the funky photographs of these Japanese-made objects. Suddenly, whether in the shape of a ladybug, Charlie the Tuna (really), or a globe, the gloriously kitschy transistor radios of the 1950s and ’60s look like art. A-

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