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Stories of Invertors and Discoverers in Science and The Useful Arts A Book for Young and Old

Timbs, John

Published by Harper & Bros, New York, 1860
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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First edition. Hardcover 8mo in pebbled brown cloth. xiv+ 473 pp. with index, plus publisher's ads at rear. With numerous full and partial page engravings. About very good, generally rubbed about the edges and with spine lettering dulled. Interesting survey of inventors and their inventions and discoveries from Archimedes to Da Vinci, Issac Newton, William Harvey, Galileo, Benjamin Franklin and into the 19th century. Some mof the more interesting sections are on ballooning, photography, telegraphy, the suspension bridge, etc. Bookseller Inventory # GE15817

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Title: Stories of Invertors and Discoverers in ...

Publisher: Harper & Bros, New York

Publication Date: 1860

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First edition

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