Morse to Marconi
The Birth of Telecommunications. Instruments, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

3 Jun 2004, starting at 10:00 BST with lot 1.

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A Cyrus Field Medal, 2nd March 1867,

Franklin Institute The Journal of the Franklin Institute devoted to Science and the Mechanic Arts, Volume CIV, No. 622

Highton (Edward) The Electric Telegraph: its History and Progress

L.G. Tillotson & Co. Railway, Telegraph & Telephone Supplies Printed receipt for a battery and other equipment, for $6.05

American Bell Telephone Company A Description of the Telephone and of the Apparatus used in Connection therewith

Le Telephone Le Telephone. Organe special des enterprises telephoniques en Belgique et à l’étranger, Numbers 1-12, July-December 1881 and numbers 1-24, January-December, 1882

National Convention of Telephone Companies Report of the Proceedings of the National Convention of Telephone Companies, held at Niagara Falls, N. Y., Sept. 7, 8, 9, 1880; and record of the organization and first meeting of the National Telephone Exchange Association, at Niagara Falls, Sept. 9, 10, 1880

Boston Telephone Directory Catalogue of Subscribers

Dumont (Frank) Wehman’s Burnt Cork or the Amateur Minstrel

J. R. Holcomb & Co., Mallet Creek, Medina County, Ohio Illustrated Circular of Holcomb's New Amplifying Telephones!

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