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Synopsis: At the young age of 17 Howard D. Colman invented a warp drawing machine, which is used to automate the weaving of cotton into patterns. A local lumberman, W.A. Barber, invested $100 so Colman could transform his wooden prototype into iron and steel. With that initial investment the Barber-Colman company was founded. In 1894 the prodigious inventor was granted his first patent for a instrument that measured the flow of milk. This early success, along with the 149 patents eventually granted to Colman over the years, were key in building Barber-Colman. Colman, however, was quite a humble man and often attributed his inventions to his financial backer Barber. He is described in Jon Lundin's book The Master Inventor as a man who always took the stairs. Photographs of Colman were so rare that employees would pass him by completely oblivious as to who he was.
Title: Master Inventor: How Howard Colman Created a...
Publication Date: 2006
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Amphitryon, 2006. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0979162203-2-4
Book Description Amphitryon, Rockford, IL, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. AS NEW. First Edition stated and the printing numerals on the copyright page are a full line beginning with 1. No wear to the binding. No distortion of the book from reading or improper shelving. Pages are tight and clean with no marks. No name of previous owner. No odor. The as new priced ($35.00) dust jacket shows no wear, no sun fading. DJ in an archival protector. Seller Inventory # MP17-1115H
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Book Description Amphitryon, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0979162203