Famous American men of science,
W.W. Norton& company, inc.
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"An account of the scientific work and lives of Benjamin Franklin, Joseph Henry, Josiah Willard Gibbs and Thomas Alva Edison. The relations between the problems they chose to work upon, and the social needs of their times, are pointed out."--Foreword.
xvi p., 1 l., 19-414 p. front., illus., plates, ports. 22 cm.
"General bibliography": p. xv-xvi; bibliography at end of each subject.