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Machines and Inventions

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Published by Gareth Stevens Inc. in Milwaukee, WI .
Written in English


  • Inventions -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Machinery -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Inventions.,
  • Machinery.

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Describes a variety of record-breaking machines and inventions, including the fastest train, the first mechanical clock, and the largest airships ever built.

Edition Notes

Statementby Peter Lafferty.
SeriesRecord breakers
LC ClassificationsT15 .L16 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL660770M
ISBN 100836819500
LC Control Number97006170

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