Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 8vo 8"-9" tall Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Stated First Edition, a lovely yellow cloth hardcover copy, clean and unmarked aside from an ink name to the front endpaper. Protected by a fully intact dust jacket, illustrated, showing only the mildest of shelf-and edge-wear. Black-and-white photographs galore. Compelling biography of an Indiana farm boy who became a wealthy inventor and later furthered the development of Purdue University. Among his inventions was a steering gear for automobiles and trucks, known as the Ross gear. Previous owner's inscription on first free endpaper. xv + 182 pp.
Fine in good dust jacket. Price clipped. Volume like new; DJ chipped, sunned, w/ several small tears; 8vo. 182 p. Includes: illustrations, index. Mustard yellow buckram covers; b&w photo illus.; b&w frontis; decorative eps; prev. owner plate on ffep
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Brown cloth, black blocked gilt lettering. Dustjacket with mild edgewear, 1/4 inch tear on bottom front edge. Frontispiece, illustrations, index, 182 pp. Clean tight copy.
Very Good-in Very Good-dust jacket. Nice tight, well-preserved copy, in a yellow cloth binding; text is clean and unmarked, with no creased or torn pages; exterior clean; binding shows only very minor wear; narrow light band of what appears to be minor moisture duscoloring along bottom of a portion of text; jacket shows very light soiling, one tiny tear, and minimal, barely visible edgewear at bottom. 182 pp, b&w plates. Biography of an Indiana farm boy who became a wealthy inventor and later furthered the development of Purdue University. Among his inventions was a steering gear for automobiles and trucks, known as the Ross gear.; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches.
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