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 Books, catalogs, single magazine issues about audio and Hi Fidelity sound
Short run journals, books, booklets, one-of-a-kind catalogs, local program schedules and single issues of magazines related to audio, hi fidelity and stereo sound can be found on this page.
The term "Hi-Fi" became synonymous with better quality audio in the 1950's, and was gradually supplanted by "stereo" as multi-channel audio developed.
Audio & Hi-Fi
Hi Fidelity
The Sound of High Fidelity
Popular Mechanics
Jordan.1958
Thrilling New Sounds
High Fidelity
   
Hi-Fi Stereo Servicing Guide
Sams Library
High Fidelity Home Music Systems
1955
Audio Cyclopedia
2nd Edition
Tremaine
(Huge Download
Understanding Hi-Fi Circuits
Gernsback
1957
High-Fi Furniture
Gernsback
1959
Hi-Fi Stereo Handbook
Sams Library
1974 edition
Installing Hi-Fi Systems
Gernsback Library
High Fidelity Circuit Design
1957
High Fidelity Techniques
1950
Stereo FM Handbook
Harvey & Bohlman
Hi-Fi Made Easy
Gernsback Library #90
Hi-Fi Furniture
Gernsback Collection
The Sound of High Fidelity
Jordan & Cunningham
1958
Audio Control Handbook for Radio & TV
Oringel  1956
All About High Fidelity & Stereo
Allied - 1966
Stereo 1961
from Electronic Technician magazine
The Recording and Reproduction of Sound
1953
Hi-Fi Stereo Handbook
Sams Library

1970 edition. Boyce
How to Build Your Own Radio and HiFi Sets
Wellman
1954
Operadio Sound Catalog
1948
Stereo 1959
from Electronic Technician magazine
Hi-Fi
1957 buyer's guide and technology tutorial
100 Ways to Beat your Wife at Hi.Fi
From Altec
Tape Recorders and Tape Recording
1956
Hi Fi World
December, 1956
Our only copy of this early HiFI magazine
The Practical HiFi Handbook
King
1959
Hi-Fi Annual
from Radio & Television News
1956
High Fidelity's Silver Anniversary
Treasury
Understanding High Fidelity
RCA
1956
High Fidelity Recording
McProud
1955
All About High Fidelity & Stereo
McProud
1968
All About High Fidelity & Stereo
McProud
Allied 1969
Stereo F.M. Radio Handbook
Harvey & Bohlman 1974
Catalogs
General Electric
Hi-Fi Components
       
Audio Anthology
1950 Audio Anthology 1953 Audio Anthology 1955 Audio Anthology
1957 Audio Anthology        
Audio Related Magazines on this Website
Audio
Audio Engineering
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The Sound Engineering Magazine
Tape Recording
Tape Recording
From the UK
Stereo Review Stereo Review Audiocraft Audiocraft
Audio Record Audio record Modern Recording Modern Recording Studio Sound Studio Sound
Recording Engineer Producer Recording Engineer / Producer Amateur Tape Recorder Amateur Tape Recording
Australia
   
Hi-Fi Stereo Buyers Guide