An Historical Sketch of Henry's Contribution to the Electro-Magnetic Telegraph: With an Account of the Origin and Development of Prof. Morse's Invention.
by Taylor, William [Electro-Magnetic Telegraphs]
Government Printing Office. Hardcover. Washington, 1879. 8vo, half morocco over marbled paper, 103 pp. A scarce early historical survey of the electro-magnetic telegraph, tracing its genesis from Lesage's 1774 work onward. Front board nearly detached, institutional library stamp to front pastedown, contents excellent. Quite good overall. Wheeler Gift 2110, which cites a 1878 printing. . Good. 1879. First Edition. (Inventory #: 16870)
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