Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 18

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
FIRST EDITION SIGNED WITH "UMBRELLA" SIGNATURE EDISON, THOMAS A. Dyer and Martin. Edison: His Life and Inventions. Signed on the front free endpaper of first volume. Additionally signed and inscribed by one of the authors, Frank Lewis Dyer: "To my friend George Kleine / with compliments and best wishes / Frank L. Dyer / Orange N.J. / November 28, 1910," below Edison's signature. 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's cloth, moderate scattered soiling, minor chipping to spine ends, minor loss to gilt titling on spine; faint discoloration to signature page affecting both inscriptions. First Edition. New York: Harper & Bros., 1910; inscriptions: [Orange, 1910]

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George Kleine (1864-1931), was an American motion picture producer and distributor, who purchased a version of Edison's "Kinetoscope" film projection system in the 1890s, and in 1909, became involved the formation of Edison's Motion Picture Patents Company.