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Heath Robinson: Wonderful Contraptions and Extraordinary Inventions

William Heath Robinson

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ISBN 10: 1445645939 / ISBN 13: 9781445645933
Published by Amberley Publishing, 2015
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Title: Heath Robinson: Wonderful Contraptions and ...

Publisher: Amberley Publishing

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

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‘I really have a secret satisfaction in being considered rather mad.’The name of William Heath Robinson has entered the national vocabulary as a by-word for eccentric inventions and makeshift solutions – and with good reason. His world of cogs, bits of string, magnets and precarious tipping points holds a universal appeal.Whacky machines and bemusing solutions to everyday problems are brought to life in this hilarious collection of cartoons from Heath Robinson. From wart removers to potato peelers to an early version of the holiday selfie, this much-loved classic illustrator and would-be inventor shows us that there really can be a gadget for everything!

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William Heath Robinson was an English cartoonist and illustrator best known for drawings of ridiculously complicated machines for achieving simple objectives, for which his name has become part of our national vocabulary. An illustrator and cartoonist, he wrote and illustrated children's books as well as lampooning the secret weapons being used during the First World War.

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