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The Inventions of Daedalus: A Compendium of Plausible Schemes [1982]

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Published in 1982 by W H Freeman.

Describes facetious inventions, tongue-in-cheek observations on natural phenomenon, and thought-provoking technological developments. A compilation and embellishment of 129 selected 'Daedalus' schemes from the magazine New Scientist. Written with the remit to devise inventions in the spirit of the Greek Daedalus' wax-and-feather wings, being ingenious and novel, and raising questions in the mind of the reader. Illustrated with light-hearted black & white drawings and diagrams. Includes an index.

No dust jacket. Slightly bumped corners, but nonetheless in very good clean condition with a tight binding.

Item details

Author(s):
David E H Jones
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24cm x 18.5cm
Edition:
1982
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0716714124
ISBN-13:
9780716714125
Number of pages:
204
Publisher:
W H Freeman & Company
Title:
The Inventions of Daedalus: A Compendium of Plausible Schemes

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Published in 1982 by W H Freeman.

Describes facetious inventions, tongue-in-cheek observations on natural phenomenon, and thought-provoking technological developments. A compilation and embellishment of 129 selected 'Daedalus' schemes from the magazine New Scientist. Written with the remit to devise inventions in the spirit of the Greek Daedalus' wax-and-feather wings, being ingenious and novel, and raising questions in the mind of the reader. Illustrated with light-hearted black & white drawings and diagrams. Includes an index.

No dust jacket. Slightly bumped corners, but nonetheless in very good clean condition with a tight binding.

Author(s):
David E H Jones
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24cm x 18.5cm
Edition:
1982
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0716714124
ISBN-13:
9780716714125
Number of pages:
204
Publisher:
W H Freeman & Company
Title:
The Inventions of Daedalus: A Compendium of Plausible Schemes

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