[Meno Park, New Jersey]: 1900. 1st printing of this catalogue. 48 pp. With separately printed "Form 177, January 10, 1901" new record list laid-in. Woodcut showing how to correctly hold the wax cylinder record. 6-3/16" x 3-3/8". Pale blue paper covers, printed in white & brown, stapled. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Modest wear, some pencil check marks in margins, Very Good. Item #49135
Scientist, inventor & businessman, Thomas Edison greatly impacted our life today with such inventions as the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph & the motion picture camera. During his lifetime, the "Wizard of Menlo Park" registered 1,093 patents, successfully marketing a preponderance of those products to people throughout the world. He invented the phonograph in 1877.
Rare trade catalogue for his records, not found in Romaine, nor any *real* copies listed on OCLC.