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C G Abbot
|Notes:||"Primitive inventions ... have already been covered in volume 7 of this series ... My purpose was rather to select and explain the operation in their simpler forms of a few inventions, conceived mainly in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries."--Preface.
On cover: Patrons edition.
Errata slip mounted on p. 228.
|Description:||8 preliminary leaves, 383 pages color frontispiece, illustrations (including map) 123 plates (including portraits) on 67 leaves, diagrams 24 cm.|
|Series Title:||Smithsonian scientific series, v. 12.|
|Responsibility:||by Charles Greeley Abbot ...|