Baird of television
Ronald Tiltman has written a detailed contemporary biography of John Logie Baird, one of Britain's most illustrious early experimenters with mechanical television. The author concentrates on the inventor's activities in the field during the 1924-33 period. By utilizing illustrations, Tiltman provides an interesting and important view of pre-electronic systems as developed by their chief proponent.
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