Wizard of the Wires: A Boy's Life of Samuel F.B. Morse
New York, D. Appleton-Century Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Some wear to spine ends, and a tear to one of the index pages. Unclipped dust jacket is fresh and bright; some loss at top of spine and corners. Name in child's writing on front free endpage. A full-length biography for young readers of the inventor of the telegraph. The author was noted for her books about famous figures. Illustrated with line drawings by Edward Caswell. Frontispiece picture of Morse, from a self-portrait miniature. 8vo. 326 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Very Good/Very good +.
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