Catalogue of the Wheeler Gift of books, pamphlets and periodicals in the Library of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers
New York, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, 1909
Two volumes (24.5 cm), I: vii (1), 504 pp., frontispiece-portrait (tissue guardsheet present). II: 475 (1) pp., frontispiece-portrait (tissue interleaf). Uniform publisher’s orange cloth. - 5,966 entries, classified in eleven sections. The library of the English electrical engineer and pioneer of telegraphy, Josiah Latimer Clark (1822-1898), purchased in 1901 by Schuyler Skaats Wheeler (1860-1923) and later presented by him to the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. In 1995 the collection was distributed between the NYPL and Linda Hall Library. First edition. ¶ Bindings lightly rubbed and finger-marked; fore-edge of volume II spotted; otherwise a very good, unmarked copy.