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Book Description

First edition. [Publication from date from 'Preface' - 1886]. pp.8/pp.381/[16pp. - Adverts] Modern red cloth binding. Briight gilt titles to spine: "The Age of Electricity - Benjamin". Later black endpapers. Engraved frontis plus a further 4 full page plates (all lightly soied and foxed). Clear English text well illustrated with numerous illustrations in the text. With an errata slip and a 16-page advertisement for works published by Cassell & Co. A well preserved book. ** "Park Benjamin (1849–1922) was an American patent lawyer and writer. He was born in New York City, graduated at the United States Naval Academy in 1867, resigned from the Navy in 1869, and graduated at the Albany Law School in the following year. He was associate editor of The Scientific American from 1872 to 1878 and subsequently edited Appleton's Cyclopedia of Applied Mechanics and Cyclopædia of Modern Mechanism. He is also famous as the father-in-law of operatic tenor Enrico Caruso." - See Wikipedia .
Author PARK, Benjamin
Date 1886
Binding Cloth binding
Publisher London: Published by Cassell and Company, Limited, (no date c.1886) .
Condition Very Good
Pages pp.8/pp.381/[16pp. - Adverts]

Price: £48.00

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