Tesla, Nikola O'Neill, John J. Intemperate Genius - The life of Nikola Tesla. London, Neville Spearman, 1968. 15 cm x 22,5 cm. (2), Frontispiece, (4), 326 pages. Unique Hardcover with unique dustjacket in defensive mylar. First Neville Spearman Edition. Some minor indications of foxing to the edges. Generally in excellent condition with just minor indications of outer wear. Nikola Tesla (10 July 1856 - 7 January 1943) was a Serbian-American innovator, electrical architect, mechanical specialist, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his commitments to the structure of the advanced substituting flow (AC) power supply framework. Brought up in the Austrian Empire, Tesla got propelled instruction in designing and material science during the 1870s and increased reasonable involvement in the mid 1880s working in communication and at Continental Edison in the new electric power industry. He moved to the United States in 1884, where he would turn into a naturalized native. He worked for a brief span at the Edison Machine Works in New York City before he struck out without anyone else. With the assistance of accomplices to back and showcase his thoughts, Tesla set up labs and organizations in New York to build up a scope of electrical and mechanical gadgets. His rotating flow (AC) enlistment engine and related polyphase AC licenses, authorized by Westinghouse Electric in 1888, earned him a lot of cash and turned into the foundation of the polyphase framework which that organization would in the long run market.