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A History of Mechanical Inventions

Usher, Abbott Payson

Published by Harvard University Press, 1970
ISBN 10: 0674398505 / ISBN 13: 9780674398504
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Title: A History of Mechanical Inventions

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 4th Printing.

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Hardcover with dustjacket, a beautiful copy, book is in excellent condition, it looks new and has no remarkable flaws, the dustjacket is price-clipped, it looks nearly new and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "This book is a completely revised and substantially enlarged edition of a work which, since its original publication, has become a classic in the history of technology," 450 pages, wonderfully-detailed illustrations, includes a bibliography. Bookseller Inventory # 031064

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Synopsis: This revised and updated classic explores the importance of technological innovation in the cultural and economic history of the West. Topics include technology of textile manufacture from primitive times, water wheels and wind mills, clocks and watches, and invention of printing. "Without peer in its field." ? American Scientist.

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