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Thomas Edison Signed Book

Scarce signed first edition of Edison: His Life and Inventions

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Scarce signed first edition of Edison: His Life and Inventions

Signed book: Edison: His Life and Inventions, Vol. I, by Frank Lewis Dyer. First edition. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1910. Hardcover, 5.75 x 8.5, 472 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in fountain pen, "To Charles C. Moore, Thos. A. Edison." Autographic condition: fine, with two small ink spots to the top of the signed page. Book condition: VG/None, with light edgewear and Moore's personal bookplate to front pastedown. The author, Frank Lewis Dyer, served as the general counsel for the Edison Laboratory and was therefore uniquely qualified to pen Edison's original and exhaustive biography. A rare signed volume chronicling the life and works of the great American inventor.

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  • Auction Title: Remarkable Rarities
  • Dates: #617 - Ended September 25, 2021

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