Edison and the Rise of Innovation

A 244-page book about the life and work of the man who engineered the modern world.
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Thomas Alva Edison did more than just bring incandescent light into every household and industry; he raised capital to support research, and pursued patents on 1,000+ inventions!

Through primary and never-before-published sources, including letters, lab notebooks, drawings, and advertising material, as well as historic and modern photographs, Edison and the Rise of Innovation chronicles the life and work of the man who engineered the modern world.

This high-quality 244 page medium-format book about the American inventor and entrepreneur is a perfect book for budding or practising engineers of any age. An interesting read made captivating by its illuminating images. Elegantly display it in a science classroom or use it to add substance and style to a coffee table!

Concepts Included:

  • Inventions
  • The tinfoil phonograph
  • Light
  • Electricity
  • Motion pictures
  • Storage batteries


Leonard DeGraff


Edison And The Rise Of Innovation


Hardcover, 244 pages


2013 by Sterling Publishing



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Length (cm) 26
Width (cm) 5
Height (cm) 25
Age Group 7-8 Years, 9-10 Years, 11-12 Years, 12+ Years
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