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Maverick Jim's Runko Race Game

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Long Island City, Einson-Freeman Co.: 1934

Seller ID: 020170

Condition: Very Good


Folio sheet, folds to an 8vo. Complete with the spinner and the original mailer. Advertising premium for Runko with malt (no doubt a competitor to "rich chocalatey Ovaltine"). I doubt that the game is complete (no game pieces) but it is still a good example of a radio premium from the time. The spinner says (in part) "Those boys and girls who add RUNKO to milk every day to make them strong and healthy, are the ones who have the strength and vitality to win... View more info

That's Not All Folks! My Life in the Golden Age of Cartoons and Radio

By: Blanc, Mel & Philip Bashe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017932

Condition: Very Good


275pp. Illustrated. Top edge of the text block foxed. Light wear to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Big Broadcast 1920-1950

By: Buxton, Frank & Bill Owen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017456

Condition: Very Good


392pp. Illustrated. Offsetting to the front free endpaper and the front pastedown where a newspaper clipping was once laid in (since removed). Faint spotting along the top edge of the text block. The jacket shows light soil overall. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Green Hornet; A History of Radio, Motion Pictures, Comics & Television

By: Grams, Martin & Terry Salomonson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Churchville, OTR Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 023252

Condition: Fine


802pp. + 8pp. adverts. 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. View more info

I Looked and I Listened, Informal Recollections of Radio and TV

By: Gross, Ben

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020855

Condition: Very Good


344pp. 2nd Printing. Original decorative blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in black on a white panel and decorations on the front board stamped in black and white. Some offsetting from the lettering on the jacket's spine to the spine of the binding (faint). Ink check mark to the front free endpaper. The jacket is lightly soiled overall and has some chipping at the heel of the spine. View more info

The Great Radio Comedians

By: Harmon, Jim

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020911

Condition: Very Good


195pp. Reprint. Original black cloth over gray cloth, spine lettering stamped in black. Illustrated. Remaindered, with purple remainder spray to the bottom edge of the text block. Lacking the original flimsy record that was affixed to the front pastedown (adhesive strip remains). Light, uneven browning to the jacket. View more info

This Was Radio: A Personal Memoir

By: Julian, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1975

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017329

Condition: Very Good


238pp. Frontispiece. Fore edge and bottom edge of the text block foxed. The jacket shows some soiling to the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Radio Operator's License Q & A Manual

By: Kaufman, Milton

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rochelle Park, Hayden Book Co.: 1974

Edition: Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 023022

Condition: Good


568pp. 14th Printing. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. Wraps creased and soiled. Edges of the text block marred by marker scribbling (scribbling out previous ownership inscriptions to the same). Foxing to the edges of the text block. View more info

Remember Radio

By: Lackmann, Ron

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020912

Condition: Fine


128pp. 1st Edition. Original black cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Roy Rogers, Superman, Sam Spade, The Shadow, Cavalcade of America and a lot more. The jacket has several closed tears along the edges and some rubbing. View more info

David Sarnoff, A Biography

By: Lyons, Eugene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020099

Condition: Very Good


372pp. 2nd Printing. Original black cloth, lettering stamped in red and gilt foil. Illustrated. Uneven fading to the boards along the top edge. Two small closed tears to the jacket at the top edge with attendant creasing. View more info

1997 Passport to World Band Radio

By: Magne, Lawrence (ed.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penn's Park, Lawrence Magne: 1997

Seller ID: 021525

Condition: Near Fine


381pp. + 1997 blue pages (channel by channel guide to world band schedules). Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated (loads of adverts. throughout). Only traces of creasing. View more info

The Great American Broadcast, A Celebration of Radio's Golden Age

By: Maltin, Leonard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020100

Condition: Near Fine


324pp. 1st Edition. Original cream paper over blue paper covered boards, spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. One corner bumped. Traces of shelfwear to the bottom corners. The jacket has a promotional sticker to the front panel and a small nick (1 inch) to the same. View more info

Out of the Air

By: McBridge, Mary Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Co.: 1960

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 017363

Condition: Very Good


384pp. Illustrated. Corners gently bumped. Top edge of the text block lightly foxed. The jacket is scuffed and the back panel has some staining. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Breakfast Club Box Lot

By: McNeill, Don & Kay

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Moebius: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023371

Condition: Very Good


Includes the following items: 1) The Breakfast Club 1948 Yearbook. Milwaukee: Moebius, 1948. 8vo. 64pp. 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Plastic comb binding. Illustrated. Back cover unevenly browned. 2) The Breakfast Club 1950 Yearbook with Foot Notes by Sam. Milwaukee: Moebius, 1950. 8vo. 64pp. 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps with plastic comb binding. Back cover unevenly browned. Very Good. 3) McNeill, Kay. Don's Other Life...n.p.: n.p... View more info

Cavalcade of Broadcasting

By: Mitchell, Curtis

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing Co.: 1970

Seller ID: 021432

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Illustrated. The science, pioneers, stars, technology and future of TV and radio. Bottom corners bumped. The jacket has a large bit of sticker remnant to the front flap on the blurb. Jacket scuffed with a few tiny closed tears at the spine ends. View more info

Here's Morgan!

By: Morgan, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Barricade Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017791

Condition: Fine


299pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Not So Long Ago

By: Morris, Lloyd

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021983

Condition: Very Good


504pp. 1st Edition. Original black cloth with a b+w photographic pasteon inset to the front board, lettering and border stamped in gilt. Illustrated. American culture in the early 1900's. Radio, silent film, automobiles, fashion. The jacket features a plastic window to show the inset pasteon through the front panel as part of a stereocard viewer motif. Top corners bumped. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. The jacket has shallow chipping at the sp... View more info

The Best Seat in the House, The Golden Years of Radio and Television

By: Weaver, Pat & Thomas M. Coffey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020913

Condition: Near Fine


276pp. 1st Edition. Original peach paper over black cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. Weaver was head of programming for NBC and later became the network's president. Scuff to the front board. View more info

The Old Fashioned Revival Hour and Its Broadcasters

By: Wright, J. Elwin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, The Fellowship Press: 1940

Edition: Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 022158

Condition: Very Good


251pp. Original blue cloth with lettering stamped in dark blue. Illustrated with b+w plates. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Plates show some foxing. Cloth mottled. Corners bumped. View more info