A pathfinder: discovery, invention and industry: how the world came to have aquadag and oildag; also carborundum, artificial graphite and other valuable products of the electric furnace. The first of a series of educational biographical sketches of eminent inventors (Google eBook)
In effect an autobiography of Dr. Acheson wih brief account of his discoveries and business career.
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