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THOMAS EDISON SIGNED THE BIOGRAPHY THE BOY’S LIFE OF EDISON

 

THOMAS A. EDISON (1847-1931).  Edison was perhaps the most important inventor in history.  By age twenty-two, he sold his first patent, a stock-ticker.  He invented over 1,000 items, among the best known being the light bulb, the phonograph, the storage battery and the film projector. 

 

SB. 367 pg. 1929. No place.  A first edition The Boy’s Life of Edison by William H. Meadowcroft.  The volume is signed Thos A Edison and co-signed “To Lynton J. Briggs with good wishes, Wm H Meadowcroft July 5, 1929” on the first endpaper.  The interior has photographs of a young Edison, an exhausted Edison after inventing the phonograph, etc.  It is bound in blue cloth and is in very fine condition.