A capsule history of the phonograph, emphasizing design. It is the first book to treat the entire lifetime of the analog phonograph, 1877 - 1977. Included are examples of the most interesting, unusual and even bizarre music machines ever produced. In addition, seminal examples representing important design periods are illustrated in big, bright full-color photographs with insightful captions. Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Industrial Age, Space Age Fifties, Disco Pop. Everyone will recognize a blast from his or her past! Retro is big, and this book got retro! Order your copy today.