First edition. Hardcover in silver paper covered boards. xvi+ 320 pp. with index. Illusytrations the uncommon first edition of this ful length portrait of one of the most brilliant--and strangest--scientist/inventors in history. Fine with previosu ownership signaturea nd date top corner of front free endpaper , with trace of wear at the extremities. In very good dust jacket, unfaded and with minor running at the extremities. Bookseller Inventory # GE16762
Synopsis: Portrays the trailblazing nineteenth-century inventor, the man who introduced the fundamentals of robotry and computer and missile science and who harnessed the alternating electrical current used today. Reprint.
About the Author: Margaret Cheney is a biographer of unusual versatility. In addition to her two major studies of Tesla (most recently Tesla: Master of Lightning, with Robert Uth), she has written Midnight at Mabel's, a biography of the great cabaret singer and song stylist Mabel Mercer. Cheney is also the author of Meanwhile Farm and Why: The Serial Killer in America. She lives in California.
Title: Tesla: Man Out Of Time
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1982. Condition: Good. 1st. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP8594691
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1982. 0139068597, 1982. 1st edn 2nd printing. Tall 8vo. Original red lettered silver board (VG), dustwrapper (heavily rubbed and nicked at head and tail of spine and at corners - in protective wrapper, not price clipped). Pp. xvi + 320, illus with b&w plates (previous owner's small address sticker on pastedown). Seller Inventory # 123106