Great Inventors and Their Creations

    Jack Challoner

    Andre Deutsch 2015

    Hardback 63pp Illustrated 280x215mm

    9780233004785   Product Code: 23897

    The technology of the mysterious Antikythera mechanism, attributed by many to Archimedes, is an astonishing tribute to the genius of its creator, working two thousand years ago. With extensive illustrations, this book explores 28 brilliant inventors and their world-changing innovations, from antiquity to the present day, and contains 10 removable facsimile documents including the design drawing for Babbage's Analytical Engine and the original patent document for Karl Benz's motor car. Published in association with the Science Museum, London.

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