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Edison"s concrete piano flying tanks, six-nippled sheep, walk-on-water shoes, and 12 other flops from great inventors by Judy Wearing

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Published by ECW Press in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Inventors -- Biography,
  • Inventions -- Miscellanea,
  • Inventions -- Miscellanées,
  • Inventeurs -- Biographies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJudy Wearing.
GenreBiography, Miscellanea, Miscellanées, Biographies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT39 .W42 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24019071M
ISBN 109781550228632
LC Control Number2009675182

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