by NORMAN, Winifred Latimer
1994. NORMAN, Winifred Latimer. [With Lily Patterson]. LEWIS LATIMER. Foreword by Coretta Scott King. NY: Chelsea House Publishers, . Small quarto, pictorial boards, issued without a dust jacket. First Edition, first printing. A biography of black scientist Lewis Latimer- a pioneer in the field of electricity who worked closely with Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell to usher in the modern age of technology. Part of the Black Americans of Achievement series. Signed presentation from Norman (Latimer's grand-daughter) on the front endpaper: "To Mrs. Constance Cooke- big supporter of Lewis H. Latimer and his works, From Dr. Winifred Latimer Norman." Cooke was the former director of the Queens Borough Public Library, which houses Latimer's papers. A nice association copy! Fine condition (contents clean & tight). $75.00.
(Inventory #: 1407)