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Extraordinary stories behind the invention of ordinary things

Don L. Wulffson

Extraordinary stories behind the invention of ordinary things

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Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inventions -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Traces the origin or invention of 28 common, everyday items, such as shopping carts, jigsaw puzzles, frozen foods, zippers, safety pins, vacuum cleaners, and rubber bands.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDon L. Wulffson ; illustrated by Roy Doty.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    ContributionsDoty, Roy, 1922-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23255926M
    ISBN 10068841978X, 0688519784


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