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Electric Lighting, A Practical Treatise

Fontaine, Hippolyte

Published by E. & F. N. Spon, 1878
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Brown Cloth with Gilt titles. Pages Clean, Binding Tight. Slight foxing to end page, rest remarkably clean. 48 Technical Engravings of early working lighting apparatuses, Translated from the French by Paget Higgs. Hippolyte was the first electrical engineer to transmit electricity by wire. He also worked on the Gramme machine, which was the first viable electric dynamo/generator. He used this knowledge to demonstrate the reversibility of the generator and send electricity through a 2 mile lentht of copper wire. One of the earliest compilations on electric lighting, published a year before Edison patented the first carbon lamp. Bookseller Inventory # 205132

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Title: Electric Lighting, A Practical Treatise

Publisher: E. & F. N. Spon

Publication Date: 1878

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition.

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