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Edison

Josephson, Matthew

Edison

a biography.

by Josephson, Matthew

  • 395 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK140.E3 J75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination511 p.
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5775114M
    LC Control Number59013204


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