Title: A History of Mechanical Inventions
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: 1970
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 4th Printing.
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
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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