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Lot 0016
  • Book Title: Sketches, Old and New, Together with an Address Entitled "From Franklin to Edison"
  • Author: Walter P. Phillips (John Oakum)
  • Publishing: New York: George Munro's Sons, 1897
  • Pages: 200

    Walter P. Phillips (1846-1920) was an American journalist, telegraph operator, and businessman who became head of the United Press. He created a shorthand system of telegraphy which greatly sped up the transmission of information in the United States and around the world. He wrote pieces under the pen name of John Oakum, and here was published a collection of his writings, about telegraphy and other subjects.

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    Very Good

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    Sketches, Old and New by Walter P. Phillips, 1897

    Estimate $50 - $150Oct 16, 2016
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    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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