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By Frank W. Hoffmann

Equipped through sorts of info assets, the publication selectively covers publications to the literature of pop culture, together with basic and topic encyclopedias; topic dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental assets (e.g., periodicals, learn facilities, associations). every one part is prepared through topic: normal; well known arts (e.g., song, positive arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral culture; and fads, occasions, developments, and different social phenomena. Selective instead of accomplished, the publication deals entries with descriptive and occasionally evaluative annotations. crucial as a examine instrument in educational and public libraries, this advisor can be worthy in assortment improvement.

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Eckes. The Sport Americana Baseball Card Team Checklist. No. 6. Cleveland, OH: Edgewater, 1992. 320p. , adv. ISBN 0-937424-60-9. Billed as the most complete baseball and team checklist available, the book should prove invaluable to the collector specializing in an individual team. The respective big league players are organized under the teamor teamsfor which they played. The card companies represented include Topps, Bowman, Donruss, Fleer, Score, Play Ball, Goudey, and Upper Deck (all issues up through the 1990 season).

ISBN 1-55521-323-5. Available from Jukebox Collector (515-265-8324). Focusing on the "Big Four" companies, the book traces the golden years during the 1940s and 1950s. A rich lode of information on the technical achievements, the design wars, and the marketing strategies of Wurlitzer, Rock-ola, AMI, and Seeburg. The full-color illustrations consist of display photos and advertisements of the machines. CollectingMass MediaRadios Handbooks 18. Breed, Robert F. Collecting Transistor Novelty Radio: A Value Guide.

San Francisco: Chronicle, 1990. 120p. , pap. ISBN 0-87701-7220; 0-87701-678-X pap. R. (206-659-6434) and Jukebox Collector (515-265-8324). Nearly 100 full-color reproductions show vintage jukeboxes and advertising from the "classic era" between 19371948. The volume covers wall boxes, table models, and speakers in addition to floor versions. An appendix lists detailed information about each jukebox. 17. Pearce, Chris. Vintage Jukeboxes. ; Secaucus, NJ: Book Sales, 1988. 128p. Illus. ISBN 1-55521-323-5.

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