Here we have a rare,1st edition book simply because it is signed and inscribed by the author Peter A. Keller. Inscription reads, "To Jerry with best wishes to another ex - Pleasantvillan, Peter Keller." Book is in excellent condition and appears unread. This book is considered by many to be The Definitive Text on Cathode Ray Tubes. It is well written, comprehensible, well-annotated, interesting, educational, and a great resource tool for electronics engineering and physics students and professionals, and intellectual hobbyists. Peter A. Keller, worked as an Electronics Engineer for Tektronix and other companies as well. He is well respected as an author and as an authority on CRTs and related technologies.