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Thomas Edison and his phonograph...

Item # 675425

July 06, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1878 

* Inventor Thomas A. Edison
* Phonograph invention

The prime content is the nice one-third pg. illustration captioned: "The Phonograph and Its Inventor, Mr. Thomas A. Edison." showing a young Edison with his newly invented & crude looking device which was his phonograph. There is a related article on the same page headed: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" which includes: "...Every one is acquainted with his telephone, phonograph & other remarkable inventions...Mr. Edison is above the medium height & although he is only 31 years old, his iron gray hair & thoughtful eye show the effects of continued study. He is genial, liberal, and entirely unostentatious. His mind, day and night, is on his projects..." with more.
The ftpg. has a large illustration captioned: "Electrical Indicator for Showing the Rotation of the Earth" with a related article. Further to the back of the issue is over a full page article headed: "Edison's Telephonic Researches" which includes 11 illustrations.
Sixteen pages, minor chipping to a lower corner, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War