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A popular history of American invention.

Waldemar Kaempffert

A popular history of American invention.

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Inventions -- History.,
    • Inventors -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNew York, Scribner, 1924.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsT21 .K5 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5048590M
      ISBN 100404119212
      LC Control Number74009385
      OCLC/WorldCa1031120


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