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The Wonders of Mechanical Ingenuity by  Archibald WILLIAMS - 1911. - from Bow Windows Bookshop and Biblio.com

The Wonders of Mechanical Ingenuity

by WILLIAMS, Archibald

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London: Seeley and Co., 1911.. 8vo, 160 pp. 8 plates, marbled endpapers and edges, prize label of Whitgift Middle School. Contemporary dark green calf, gilt spine, borders and arms, maroon label, small patch of wear to the outer edge of the upper cover otherwise a handsome copy.
  • Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 26517
  • Title: The Wonders of Mechanical Ingenuity
  • Author: WILLIAMS, Archibald
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: London: Seeley and Co.
  • Date published: 1911.
  • Keywords: Natural History

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