The Life and Inventions of Thomas Alva Edison

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THE present rapid increase in the number of places where the Edison Kinetoscope is exhibited, leads one to glance through the account which was published towards the end of last year of the life and adventures of the American inventor. The career of one who started as a newsboy, and who has raised himself to fame and wealth by his quickness of perception, fertility of resource, and general shrewdness, has been too varied and exciting for the authors to succeed in rendering the narrative uninteresting.

The Life and Inventions of Thomas Alva Edison.

By W. K. L. Dickson Antonia Dickson. (London: Chatto and Windus, 1894.)

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D., P. The Life and Inventions of Thomas Alva Edison. Nature 52, 193–194 (1895) doi:10.1038/052193a0

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