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What the British invented : from the great to the downright bonkers

Author: Gilly Pickup
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Amberley, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The world would be a much poorer place without our great British inventions-- from cat's eyes to crossword puzzles, tarmac to telephones, steam engines to shorthand, British inventions have led the world with their ingenious (and sometimes slightly insane) ideas:--Page [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilly Pickup
ISBN: 9781445650272 1445650274
OCLC Number: 932317731
Description: 252 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Domestic --
Movement --
Technology --
Medicine --
Sport --
Miscellaneous --
Modern-day inventions.
Responsibility: Gilly Pickup.

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