Edward Goodrich Acheson, a Pathfinder : Inventor, Scientist, Industrialist

By: Chandler, Charles F.

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63 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray-brown cloth, tan endpapers, 63 pages, top edge blue, blue page-marker ribbon, footnotes, appendix list of awards and honors, b/w frontispiece portrait photo of Acheson, with tissue guard. ; Foreword and addendum by Raymond Szymanowitz. ; Brief biography of pioneer of electrochemistry, inventor of silicon carbide or carborundum, electric-furnace graphite, colloidal graphite, etc, and holder of 70 patents. ; Quite scarce in any condition. ; Boards slightly bowed. Main defect is jacket, of uncoated plain brown paper with minimal lettering, which shows several missing pieces nibbled away, mainly upper half of spine panel. Everything readable except spine title. Book itself shows two small nibble marks to cloth along rear joint, not affecting any text. Otherwise book is in near fine condition. ; Items laid in: 1. Erratum slip, as issued. 2. Short message from Acheson Colloids Company announcing book, main text unaffected but date and address mostly nibbled off.

Title: Edward Goodrich Acheson, a Pathfinder : Inventor, Scientist, Industrialist

Author Name: Chandler, Charles F.

Categories: Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Acheson Industries: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 20815

Keywords: Manufacturing & Industry ; Electrochemistry ; Scientists ; Inventors ; Biography ; Science ; Scientific ;,