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Men, machines and history a short history of tools and machines in relation to social progress. by Samuel Liley

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Published by Cobbett Press in London .
Written in English


  • Inventions,
  • Machinery -- History,
  • Tools

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Edition Notes

Table of inventions: p. 210-220.

SeriesPast and present, studies in the history of civilization, v. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. illus.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15448199M

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