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THE SCIENCE OF JAMES BOND : From Bullets to Bowler Hats to Boat Jumps, the Real Technology Behind 007's Fabulous Films by  Robert  Lois H. And Weinberg - Paperback - First Edition - 2006 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

THE SCIENCE OF JAMES BOND : From Bullets to Bowler Hats to Boat Jumps, the Real Technology Behind 007's Fabulous Films

by Gresh, Lois H. And Weinberg, Robert

Condition: Very Good


New Jersey, U.S.A.: John Wiley & Sons, 2006. xii, + 212pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Tiny spot to half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented. " . . . takes you on a fascinating excursion through the true science that underlies Bond's most fantastic and off-the-wall accoutrements. The authors provide a highly entertaining, informative look at the real-world achievements and brilliant imaginations behind such singular Bond gadgets as the buzz-saw Rolex, the car that turns into a submarine, and the ever-popular rocket-firing cigarette . . . " Contents include: Foreword by Raymond Benson, Introduction, 14 chapters, Appendix A-D, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 299g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009774
  • Title: THE SCIENCE OF JAMES BOND : From Bullets to Bowler Hats to Boat Jumps, the Real Technology Behind 007's Fabulous Films
  • Author: Gresh, Lois H. And Weinberg, Robert
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0471661953
  • ISBN 13: 9780471661955
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Place: New Jersey, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 2006
  • Keywords: Ian Fleming, 1908-1964, James Bond, Literature and Science, Spy Stories, History and Criticism, Science in Literature
  • Bookseller catalogs: Science & Technology; Literary Criticism;
  • Subjects: LITERARY CRITICISM / General; SCIENCE / General;
  • Size: 8vo


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