Inventions that Didn't Change the World (Hardback)Julie Halls (author)
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Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 850 g
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 28 mm
'Patently daft ... wonderfully wacky ... bonkers' - Daily Mirror
'Hundreds of bizarre nineteenth-century designs ... all laid out with skilful draughtsmanship and Heath Robinson-style eccentricity' - New Statesman (Picture Book of the Week)
'Inventors, however mad, must get things wrong if they are to get things right: a thousand Wallace and Gromits for every Brunel or James Dyson is a price worth paying' - Daily Telegraph
'Irresistible ... these inventions provide entertaining glimpses of the lives, hopes and fears of our nineteenth-century forebears' - The Lancet
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