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Thomas Edison, Chemist by Byron M. Vanderbilt - First Edition - 1971 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 905)

Thomas Edison, Chemist

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Thomas Edison, Chemist

by Byron M. Vanderbilt

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Washington DC: American Chemical Society, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good +. A very good plus first edition in a very good plus dustjacket. Orange cloth boards. Slight foxing on fore edge of book, other wise pages are clean and bright. minor foxing on back of dustjacket, other wise very good. Illustrations and photos throughout. 373pp. 6 x 8 1/2 inches tall, octavo. Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb, had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory." -- Wikipedia

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
905
Title
Thomas Edison, Chemist
Author
Byron M. Vanderbilt
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good +
Jacket condition
very good +
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
American Chemical Society
Place of Publication
Washington DC
Date published
1971
Bookseller catalogs
Science & Technology;

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About Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB

Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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