Inscribed by Eisler to Rudolph Peter! First edition, 1960, hardcover with black cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 306pp., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with mild soil and wear to bottoms of boards, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with some toning throughout. DJ VG with edgewear that includes some small tears and their related creases, rubbing, toning, in protective mylar wrap. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Million-Dollar Bend: The Autobiography ...
Publisher: The William-Frederick Press
Publication Date: 1960
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First edition.
Book Description New York, The William-Frederick-Press, 1960. 305 p., many b/w- photos, drawings, illustrations. Charles Eisler, a Hungarian immigrant (b. 1884) was a skilled mechanic and engineer who in 1920 founded his company, Eisler Engineering Company of Newark, New Jersey, which manufactured equipment for producing electric lamps, television and radio tubes, welding equipment and laboratory equipment. An appendix of about 50 p. describing the technical development of his business, and the reproduction of an article published in the Dec. 1916 issue of "Machinery" (9 unnumbered p.) describing Tungsten Lamp Manufacture, complete the autobiographical part. - Ex-library copy, small stamp on title page. Top corners slightly bumped, otherwise very good. - Signed and dated Sept. 27, 1963, and another signature with dedication on label glued onto endpaper (looks quite good). A/E2 - Please ask for detailed information in English / Demandez des détails en francais s.v.p. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 600 8°, orig.cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover. Seller Inventory # 10604