By: Sigel, Efrem, Mark Schubin and Paul F. Merrill, with Kenneth S. Christie, John Rusche and Alan Horder
White Plains NY, Knowledge Industry Publications, Inc.: (c.1980)
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 22038
Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj
[no discernible wear to book; jacket shows just a teensy bit of surface-scratching, tiny tears at top corners, slight wrinkling at top of front panel]. (B&W photographs, figures, tables) Fascinating account of what was then a newly-introduced home entertainment format/technology, just gathering steam for a major challenge to the already-established home videocassette business (which itself was still engaged in the Beta vs. VHS war), but eventually doomed to obsolescence. The book "explains the technology of the video disc, traces its evolution since the pioneering efforts of the 1960s, ... View More...