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    Thomas Alva Edison Signed Textbook on Electric Lighting and Railways A superb piece, his own copy of A Textbook on Electric Lighting and Railways (Scranton: International Textbook Co., 1901) . Signed, "Thos A Edison," in dark, blue ink on the top of the title page. The volume consists of six self-paginated sections (each with examination questions and answers) on the technical aspects of trolley line operation. Neatly rebacked, incorporating nearly all of original spine, light scattered foxing on flyleaves otherwise very clean. If you want an Edison-owned book, this is about as good as it gets! Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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