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Thomas Edison by Martin Melosi

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Published by Longman .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of American Biography Series
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7412693M
ISBN 100205539394
ISBN 109780205539390

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