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Elias Howe, inventive boy.

Author: Jean Corcoran
Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1962]
Series: Childhood of famous Americans series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the childhood of a lame boy interested in tools and machines who "invented the sewing machine in 1845 and steadfastly claimed all royalties to it until his death, earning for himself fame and the vast wealth he had only dreamed of as an impoverished but determined machinist and inventor."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Elias Howe; Elias Howe
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Corcoran
OCLC Number: 1363361
Description: 200 pages illustrations 20 cm.
Series Title: Childhood of famous Americans series.
Responsibility: Illustrated by Ann Fleur.

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An account of the childhood of a lame boy interested in tools and machines who "invented the sewing machine in 1845 and steadfastly claimed all royalties to it until his death, earning for himself fame and the vast wealth he had only dreamed of as an impoverished but determined machinist and inventor."

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