E. Berliner's Gramophone - Physical Characteristics & Label Iconography of the 7-inch American Berliner Record


Michael Sherman & David Giovannoni

Paperback, 8.5” x 11", 46 pp w/illustrations

Emile Berliner was the originator of the disc phonograph, and the recordings produced by his company are historically significant and widely sought after. This monograph covers the development of the Berliner record in the USA from 1892-1900. It pictures all known major label varieties as well as pressing materials, controlling patents and sales figures.

An indispensable work for those interested in early records and recorded sound technology.