Edisonia A Brief History of the early Edison Lighting System
by [ Committee on St. Louis Exposition of the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies ]
New York: ( Association of Edison Illuminating Companies ), 1904. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First Edition. 213 pages. 8 vo. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titling in gold border on front board, and nice original paper label on spine. Bit of wear on the covers. Includes the errata sheet with significant corrections on 6 pages. A bright clean copy. Cloth. "This volume ... is uniform in size and binding, and in general make-up similar to the series of Electrical Handbooks issued under the imprint of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, in connection with the entertainment of foreign visitors to the International Electrical Congress, St. Louis, September 12-17, 1904, and may well be considered as completing the series. it contains a series of views and descriptions of the important features of the valuable collection of 'Edisonia' brought together by the Committee in the Exihibit of the Association at St. Louis, and a series of articles containing interesting historical matter in cnnection therewith. Much of the material in the Exhibit is of great historical value..." (prefatory note)Of particular interest to collectors will be a series of illustrations of early Edison light bulbs and associated apparatus. (Inventory #: 25685)
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