Lot #252
Lee de Forest Signed Book

The 'father of radio' inscribes with "best wishes for your work and studies in Radio and Electronics"
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Estimate: $250+

Description

The 'father of radio' inscribes with "best wishes for your work and studies in Radio and Electronics"

Prolific American inventor (1873-1961) often referred to as 'the father of radio' for his pioneering work in wireless telegraphy. Signed book: Father of Radio: The Autobiography of Lee de Forest. First edition. Chicago: Wilcox & Follett Co., 1950. Hardcover, 6 x 9.25, 502 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in blue ballpoint, "To Lewis Hyman Holzman, With my best wishes for your work and studies in Radio and Electronics, Lee de Forest, June 5, '53." In very good condition, with cracked hinges, some scattered staining, and scuffing and minor losses to boards and spine.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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