Julian Messner, 1941. ANNAND, George. Item #459
REGLI, Adolph C. RUBBER'S GOODYEAR: THE STORY OF A MAN'S PERSEVERANCE. Illustrated by George Annand. NY: Julian Messner, Inc., . Small quarto, red cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. The story of Charles Goodyear and his discovery of the rubber vulcanizing process. When a stranger came to New York to visit Goodyear in the late 1830s he asked how he would recognize him? He was told: "If you see a man with a rubber coat on, rubber shoes, a rubber cap and in his pocket a rubber purse with not a cent in it, that is Goodyear." Signed by Regli on the half-title page. Very Good condition (ink presentation on verso of front endpaper); light soil & some wear (tiny chips & tears) d/j. $125.00.