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Comment: Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books
Date of Publication: 1991
Binding: hardcover
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Very good
Description: "An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. " "Description: 119 p. : ill. (some col. ) , col. Map ; 23 x 27 cm. Subjects: Radio --Receivers and reception --Collectors and collecting --United States. Notes: Includes index."
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Radios Redux : Listening in Style ; Photography by Sam Sargent Hardcover – 1991


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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books; 1st Edition edition (1991)
  • ISBN-10: 0811800997
  • ISBN-13: 978-0811800990
  • ASIN: B001B3HKGC

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Most incredible STUNNING radio photography ever. 1 April 2010
By Cousin Hepcat - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
The two Philip Collins radio picture-books, "Radios Redux" and "Radios: The Golden Age", are both ABSOLUTELY BREATHTAKINGLY STUNNING. I have never seen radios look so good, and I am a collector. You will want to rip every one of the pages out and frame them.

These are mainly of the tabletop marbelized colored-plastic radios of the 1930's and 40's - the most good-looking of all the table radios, Ever. Catalin, bakelite, plaskon, and whatever other brand names they had for the plastics of the day - all seem to be represented.

Both of these books are equally, truly, EYE CANDY.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Stunning Radio's That Predate the iPad 20 Jan. 2012
By Jonathan Marks - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Philip Collins is a British radio collector who lives in Los Angeles. His two books are just breath-taking - and show that US radio manufacturers had style very much at heart when they designed plastic cases for their radios in the 1930's and onward. I have enormous respect for what they were able to do to combine functionality with looks. The colours were fantastic (though I am not sure that they would pass today's health and safety rules on the use of heavy metals. I'm guessing the bright yellow colours, for instance, must be as a result of cadmium. But none of this detracts from the book....something that would actually look beautiful on an iPad or a Kindle Fire. I believe the book is now out of print, but resellers got me a copy in less than a week. Highly recommended.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Another "must have" reference for antique radios 7 April 2004
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Like the author's earlier book, "Radios: The Golden Age", this book has large, flawless photos of flawless radios, some are rare, some are just uncommonly beautiful. If you are restoring a radio that's pictured in this book, it's a must have to use as a guide.
A very nice book. Some gorgeous radios shown in here 3 Feb. 2015
By Peter Massar - Published on Amazon.com
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A very nice book. Some gorgeous radios shown in here. A worthwhile addition for the radio collector, as is the other volume in the set.
neat book 12 Jan. 2014
By Thomas A Jones - Published on Amazon.com
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Love the old radios best. The sound is wonderful. It's like listening to someone who has witnessed history. Great pics too.
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