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Faraday As A Discoverer

By: Tyndall, John, Illustrated by Frontis w/tissue

Price: $40.00

Publisher: D. Appleton, 1901:

Seller ID: 000179


Red w/black Cloth. wear to Spine Ends, Good/No Jacket. Fifth Edition. 171 pages with 4 pages of ads. Red with black covers, slight soil, white spot on front cover bottom, wear to spine ends, otherwise good. Frontis w/tissue is loose, otherwise all else tight. Discoverer of electricities, magneto, electro magnetism of flame and gases, etc. History. Technical. Americana. Biography, electricity, magn etism, inventors. View more info

The Life of John Fitch. The Inventor of the Steamboat.

By: Westcott, Thompson.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Boston, Published by Lippincott:

Seller ID: 000584


Title date 1857, entered 1857, 415 pages with 2 pages ads. Believe this is a first edition. Brown embossed covers, foxing on the pages, slight wear, top and bottom spine ends have small tears, overall good+. A biograp hy showing that Fitch, not Fulton, invented and was successful with the First Steamboat. Black and white sketches throughout book. History, Americana, Steamboats, Inventors, Inventions, New England. View more info