Wolf, Ralph F.
Title INDIA RUBBER MAN: The Story of Charles Goodyear.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher Caxton Printers Ltd. [Caldwell, Idaho]. 1939. (1939).
Seller ID 92-0399
1st edition, 1st printing. 291pp. Tall 8vo. Black cloth with front cover gilt-decorated with wreathe-enclosed cameos of B. F. Goodrich & Charles Goodrich with a ribbon below each bearing their names & dates. Gilt lettering on front cover & spine. Frontispiece + 11 other b/w plates. Bibliography & index. Printed presentation page, inserted between the front free endpaper & the short title leaf, : Presented to 'Mr. R. J. Burrows' (scripted in ink) With the Compliments of The B. F. Goodrich Co. Akron, Ohio 'S. B. Robertson' (scripted in ink). Burrows was most likely Robert Jay Burrows, an engineer for Clark Equipment Co. whose patents covered the designs which became the industry standard for truck axles. Bibliography & index. Upper right corner of the front cover bumped o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket.
Business People Charles Goodyear Goodrich Rubber Tires