Edison: A Biography (The Leather-Bound Library of American History)

By: Josephson, Matthew

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From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date ('86) in black ink on front endpaper. 1986 Full-Leather. xii, [2], 511, [3] pp. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Includes an index. Numerous B&W photographs. The most comprehensive and readable biography on Edison ever published. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize for history. Regarded as the classic standard biography on Thomas Edison. It is the only biography written in the last 40 years to be recommended by the official voice of the caretakers of the Edison Laboratory National Monument in New Jersey which houses all of Edison's original records, sketches, notes, correspondence and memoranda. Depicts Edison as a pivotal figure in America's economic and industrial revolution success and at the same time as a human being, including his exploitative and, at times, crude qualities.

Title: Edison: A Biography (The Leather-Bound Library of American History)

Author: Josephson, Matthew

Categories: Literary & Intellectual, Scientific History, Leather-Bound, Easton Press,

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2268785

Keywords: THOMAS EDISON AMERICAN INVENTOR SCIENTIST BIOGRAPHY INTELLECTUAL SCIENCE FRANCIS PARKMAN PRIZE,