Used Books Rare Vintage First Principles of Radio by Thomas J W O'Neil PhD Oxford Technical Handbooks 1944 Science Books Rare gift books

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This is a very good paperback. 1944 Oxford Book Company, Oxford Technical Handbooks. This rare, collectible book is still crisp and clean inside. The pages are clean and free of markings, remarkably crisp given age. There is no foxing seen. The binding is tight and straight, NO creasing along spine. The cover is still very good, only very light shelf wear. Item has been stored and will ship with accompanying archival sleeve. This is a paperback, crown octavo size or 5" x 8" with 250 pages including index.

From the Preface: " In the preparation of First Principles of Radio, the aim of the author has been to present the basic subject matter of the science in a manner that is compact, up-to-date, and well within the grasp of the student of average ability. " The book is extensively filled with illustrations and diagrams to acquaint the reader with instruments and devices. It is also filled with an abundance of wiring diagrams, beginning with an explanation of electrical symbols and their use. Chapters include; Principles of Electricity, Direct Current Circuits, Alternating Current Circuits, Electronics, Modulated Wave Transmission, Radio Receivers, Propagation of Radio Waves, Television and more.

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