The Pinball Effect: How Renaissance Water Gardens Made the Carburetor Possible - and Other Journeys Through Knowledge
Little Brown & Company. 1996, Stated First Edition, First Printing. (ISBN: 0316116025). Hard Cover. Ill.: Various Artists & Photographers. A stock image [photo] is an accurate representation of the listed book's dust jacket design©. Complete number line at copyright page. NON price-clipped dust jacket [$ 23.95], clean, crisp, colors bright, minor edge wear, small bit missing at top front corner. Pages [310 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Illustrated throughout with B&W art reproductions and photographs. Black boards, clean, gray spine, bright silver gilt lettering, minor shelf wear at extremiites. The author draws upon years of research to examine the intrigues and surprises on the journey through knowledge, a trip with all the twists and turns of a detective story. The book has been designed to be read interactively: throughout it, cross-chapter references mimic computer hypertext "hot links" and allow readers to leap fron one chapter to another. A fascinating tour through history's most dramatic innovations. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. Near Fine/Near Fine-.
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Keywords: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Inventions, Social Aspects, SCIENCE / General, Essays, Natural History Science & Technology Social Science 0316116025 Various Artists & Photographers