The Inventor and the Inventor's Son: The Two Isaac Adams

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By Anthony J. Marolda 

Isaac Adams and Isaac Adams Jr. were two important 19th century inventors. Adam's Sr, was the inventor of the first powered printing press and initially wanted his son to become a physician before he showed interest in following his father's footsteps as an entrepreneur and inventor. Adams Jr would go on to invent the nickel plating process. Readers experience the lifelong bond between father and son as they both strive to invent and improve upon existing technologies. 

Softcover, 191 pages. Black and white historic images.

Copyright 2007 Anthony J. Marolda with Procyon Press