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xviii, + 222pp., b/w frontispiece, unpaginated plates throughout. Book clean, square, tight. Negligible shelf wear on foot. Leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket edgeworn, with closed tears, two pieces missing [one v-shaped, one thumb-size], several tape stains on reverse. First published Sweden, 1960, this first English edition translated by Alan Blair. Contents include: Preliminaries, Nobel name and ancestors, Childhood in Sweden, 1833-42, Crimean War, Nitro-Glycerin is tamed, Helleneborg, Disaster, Guhr dynamite, Removal to Paris 1873, Formation of International Trusts, Cordite lawsuit, Inventive works 1890's, The will, Brief survey, Nobel institutions and Nobel prizes by Nils K. Stahle, Bibliography, Index of names. Book weight approx. 580g.
Title: ALFRED NOBEL: The Man and His Work
Categories: Biography & Autobiography,
Edition: 1st. English.
Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1962
Binding: Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong]
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Fair
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 000867
Keywords: Biography, Alfed Nobel