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Published: 17 June 2019

240 Pages | 70 grayscale line and 1 grayscale halftone illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198834311

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One Hundred Patents That Shaped the Modern World

David Segal

  • Offers an understanding of how inventions have been important in everyday life, industry and medicine by featuring the original patent documents
  • Places inventions in a historical setting
  • Includes adapted drawings from the original patent documents
  • Provides key patent numbers for further exploration