By: Moncel, Count Du (Theodose-Achille-Louis) (1821-1884)
New York, Harper & Brothers: 1879
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 001639
Condition: Fair with no dust jacket
277 pp + ads. Illus 74 figs. Authorized translation with additions and corrections by the author. With ownership inscription of C. H. Sewall, Secretary of the Albany District Telegraph Co. (May 1880) and stamps and signature (1916) from the scientific library of E. A. Faller, a patent attorney. The Count du Moncel was a French aristocrat who became a dedicated scientific explorer and inventor, whose main discovery was the foundation for Edison's carbon transmitter. However, his chief work was writing about electrical science and in this book, he summarizes all the knowledge to date (1879) avai... View More...