Antiques & Collectibles

Retro Radio

Author: Mike Tauber

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

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Page: 176

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Before television and MTV, the radio was central in the home, a way for the family to gather to hear the news or listen to music. At one time, the radio was a piece of hand-crafted wood furniture and limited stations fell silent during part of the day. Over 175 images provide an impressive visual journey through the radio's aesthetic history reflecting all the major design changes across the years. The images also reveal the diversity of materials, textures, colors, shapes, and sizes of radios of earlier ages. It ranges from the 1920s tabletop wooden console models in the classic bread box, cathedral, and tombstone styles, the wooden and early Bakelite and Catalin plastic art deco models of the 1930s to the 1950s, on to the 1950s thermoplastic models in modern styling, and the transistors that ascended to prominence in the 1950s and beyond. Reintroducing machines that few people see anymore and perhaps hardly know existed, this fascinating book restores the once state-of-the-art machines' aesthetic glory.

The Advocate

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Page: 88

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The Advocate is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) monthly newsmagazine. Established in 1967, it is the oldest continuing LGBT publication in the United States.

Popular Mechanics

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Page: 140

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Atlanta

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Page: 248

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Atlanta magazine’s editorial mission is to engage our community through provocative writing, authoritative reporting, and superlative design that illuminate the people, the issues, the trends, and the events that define our city. The magazine informs, challenges, and entertains our readers each month while helping them make intelligent choices, not only about what they do and where they go, but what they think about matters of importance to the community and the region. Atlanta magazine’s editorial mission is to engage our community through provocative writing, authoritative reporting, and superlative design that illuminate the people, the issues, the trends, and the events that define our city. The magazine informs, challenges, and entertains our readers each month while helping them make intelligent choices, not only about what they do and where they go, but what they think about matters of importance to the community and the region.

Indianapolis Monthly

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Page: 216

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Indianapolis Monthly is the Circle City’s essential chronicle and guide, an indispensable authority on what’s new and what’s news. Through coverage of politics, crime, dining, style, business, sports, and arts and entertainment, each issue offers compelling narrative stories and lively, urbane coverage of Indy’s cultural landscape.

The Advocate

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Page: 80

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The Advocate is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) monthly newsmagazine. Established in 1967, it is the oldest continuing LGBT publication in the United States.
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Contemporary Fashion

Author: Richard Martin

Publisher: Saint James Press

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Page: 743

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A reference book covering individual designers and fashion houses that have been active throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. Informative essays mirror the many facets of the fashion world.
Antiques & Collectibles

Schroeder's Antiques Price Guide

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Page: 608

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In 2006, in celebration of our 25th anniversary, we brought Schroeder's Antiques Price Guide to you for the first time in full color. It was so successful, we decided to keep that format from year to year, and once again are bringing it to you in full color. It still contains over 50,000 listings from reliable sources, more than 500 categories from Advertising to Zsolnay, histories and pertinent facts, and representative full-color photographs. This year s edition will start shipping in August 2008 and is guaranteed to maintain its #1 bestselling status both at Collector Books and across the country. Dealers throughout the U.S. rave annually about Schroeder's, saying it just keeps getting better and better. Undoubtedly this year s edition will be the best! You will be pleased it has kept its new look, and even happier that it is available at one of the lowest prices you'll find for general antiques guides.
Travel

Time Out London Shops and Services

Author: Time Out

Publisher: Time Out

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Page: 304

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Featuring more than 3,000 shops and services, this 12th edition of a perennial favorite is fully updated. Packed with the latest stores and trends across the capital, as well as new looks at old favorites.
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ABM

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Abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews. The scope of ARTbibliographies Modern extends from artists and movements beginning with Impressionism in the late 19th century, up to the most recent works and trends in the late 20th century. Photography is covered from its invention in 1839 to the present. A particular emphasis is placed upon adding new and lesser-known artists and on the coverage of foreign-language literature. Approximately 13,000 new entries are added each year. Published with title LOMA from 1969-1971.