Great Inventions and Discoveries by Willis Duff Piercy

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Author Piercy, Willis Duff
LoC No. 11016967
Title Great Inventions and Discoveries
Contents Introduction -- The printing press -- The steam engine -- Electricity: the telegraph and the telephone -- Electricity: Lighting, transportation, and other uses -- The discovery of America -- Weapons and gunpowder -- Astronomical discoveries and inventions -- The cotton-gin -- Anæsthetics -- Steel and rubber -- Stenography and the typewriter -- The friction match -- Photography -- Clocks -- Some machines: The sewing machine. The reaper. Spinning and weaving machines -- Aeronautics.
Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Inventions
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EBook-No. 37574
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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