This paper back book of 500+ pages describes the life, accomplishments, and failures of the man responsible for the development of the insulators we love. It also describes the role of many other early fathers of telegraphic communications.
There is one chapter that outlines the process of constructing the early telegraph lines and the failures associated with the endeavor (Ch. 10.) It adds a great deal to the understanding of the development of insulation and should be a must read for any serious student of the industry.
Price of 20.00 includes shipping to US addresses.
A synopsis of the book from the back cover is pictured on the right side of the photo.