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xi, , 496, pages. Index. 313 detailed black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. Tissue-protected frontispiece portrait of Tesla. "A simple record of the pioneer work done in (current generation, current supply, and appliances) by Mr. Nikola Tesla, in whom the world has already recognized one of the foremost of modern electrical investigators and inventors. Aside from its value as showing the scope of his inventions, this volume may be of service as indicating the range of his thought. There is intellectual profit in studying the push and play of a vigorous and original mind. This volume covers the results of ten full years. It includes his lectures, miscellaneous articles and discussions, and makes note of all his inventions thus far known." - Preface. Prior owner's handwritten name and date atop first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked. Small publisher's tag in upper corner of decorated front free endpaper. Soiling to top inch of front board, otherwise moderate wear to publisher's yam-colored cloth. Binding sound. A well-preserved early example of this profoundly important compilation.
Title: The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola Tesla - With Special Reference to His Work in Polyphase Currents and High Potential Lighting
Edition: Third Edition
Publisher: New York, The Electrical Engineer: 1894
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 621H2593