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    Bell System 1928 "Telephone Almanac". [32 pages], 6.75" x 10". Printed for "Bell System Telephone Subscribers by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company". Interesting content on early mass telephone use; with some small stains on the wrappers. Very good.

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    According to page one, the almanac contains "valuable information for Farmers, Business Men, Housewives, Students and other Telephone Users. . . . and more particularly, a Compendium of Fascinating information in regard to the Telephone, its Invention, its Development and its present Importance; Descriptive Matter as to the Bell Telephone System, the Men and Women who compose it, and the Buildings, Poles, Wires, Cables and divers others Mechanical Contrivances and Instruments which constitute its Material Equipment."

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