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1915 Handbook of Technical Instruction for Wireless Telegraphists by JC Hawkhead / HM Dowsett

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1915 Handbook of Technical Instruction for Wireless Telegraphists by JC Hawkhead / HM Dowsett

This WW1 era book is a 1915 Handbook of Technical Instruction for Wireless Telegraphists by JC Hawkhead / HM Dowsett, published By The Wireless Press Limited.

This is an original hard back book from 1915 and not a reprint. It contains some schematics, drawings and monochrome photographs.

The inside pages have yellowed, and the owner has annotated the inside covers in pencil. The red book cover is in distressed condition with discolouration, fading, a tear near the spine and distortion.  A good candidate for book binding.

* Approximate size:  Height: 21.8cm x Width 14.7cm x Depth 2cm

This classic book is a real snapshot in the history of wireless telegraphy. A great book of historical significance for the book collector or wireless communication history aficionado.

It contains information on subject matter such as; electromagnetic waves, the receiving circuit, 0.5/1.5/5 K.W Sets and Aerial, emergency transmitting apparatus and portable sets.

Summary
* Used Hardcover: 309 pages, 7 Chapters
* Authors: J.C. Hawkhead and H.M. Dowsett
* Publisher: The Wireless Press Limited, Marconi House, WC, London
* Published in 1915 Second Edition
* Book Condition: Distressed
  • There is pencil writing on the front/back end papers but is otherwise not annotated. 
  • Discoloured and Stained Red cloth hardcover with gold lettering. 
  • Spine ends and corners have wear and bumps. The spine has broken but the pages are intact
  • Interior has browned with age

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