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William D. Weaver
CATALOG OF THE WHEELER GIFT - 1909 1st Ed. Electrical Engineering Bibliography
New York: American Institute of Electrical Engineers, 1909. VERY GOOD. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Paper areas of covers subtly browned. Contemporary gift inscription on one volume fly sheet. CATALOG OF THE WHEELER GIFT - 1909 1st Ed. Electrical Engineering Bibliography CATALOG OF THE WHEELER GIFT - 1909 1st Ed. Electrical Engineering Bibliography POB#53644 TITLE: Catalogue of the Wheeler Gift of books, pamphlets and periodicals in the library of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers AUTHOR: Edited by William D. Weaver, with introduction, descriptive and critical notes by Brother Potamian PUBLISHER: New York: American Institute of Electrical Engineers DATE: 1909 EDITION: First Edition DESCRIPTION: Volume 1: 504 pages; Volume 2: 475 pages. 24.5cm CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Paper areas of covers subtly browned. Contemporary gift inscription on one volume fly sheet. NOTES: 0 BINDING: Half blue morocco over light marbled boards. Compartmented spine with gilt allegorical vignette, brown and red morocco spine title patches. . Notice the gorgeous, expensive binding? Interesting story. . The Wheeler Gift includes the Latimer Clark collection - focused on the history and theory of electricity and electronics (i.e. telegraphy, incandescent lights, etc). Originally, Andrew Carneige intended to buy the collection for the American Institute of Electrical Engineers library. However, Mr. Carnegie delayed the purchase. Meanwhile, Dr. Joseph Wheeler purchased the whole collection for the library, delighting Mr. Carneige who matched the purcha … [Click Below for Full Description]
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