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How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines

Author: Theodore Gray. Nick Mann, photo.

How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines

Author: Theodore Gray. Nick Mann, photo.

$29.99 $9.98
Item #: D23487
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9780316445436
An incorrigible tinkerer with boundless curiosity, the author of The Elements brings the perfect combination of know-how, humor, and daring-do to every project or demonstration, be it scientific or mechanical. Looking back on an era when objects were physical rather than virtual, Theodore Gray explores the mechanical underpinnings of dozens of types of machi... More
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An incorrigible tinkerer with boundless curiosity, the author of The Elements brings the perfect combination of know-how, humor, and daring-do to every project or demonstration, be it scientific or mechanical. Looking back on an era when objects were physical rather than virtual, Theodore Gray explores the mechanical underpinnings of dozens of types of machines and mechanisms, offering succinct explanations and color photos of locks, radios, the cotton gin, the wristwatch, a sewing machine, the industrial loom, and those landline phones that were attached to the wall by an annoying cord.


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