Copies in Seconds
How A Lone Inventor and An Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg : Chester Carlson and the Birth of the Xerox MachineBook - 2004
A history of the photocopier offers a portrait of reserved physics graduate Chester Carlson, who invented the copier to ease his job as a patent clerk and who saw his marketing efforts daunted by numerous rejections, before the head of Xerox research recognized the machine's potential. 50,000 first printing.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2004
Branch Call Number: 686.442 O97c 2004
Characteristics: 306 p. : ill. ; 23 cm