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Inventions & inventors books

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Recently Published

Wonderland How Play Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson Wonderland How Play Made the Modern World

The writer described as the `Darwin of technology' presents an intertwined history of recreation and innovation, arguing that humans have always found the future in fun
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

The Inventor Says Quotes, Quips and Words of Wisdom by Kevin Lippert The Inventor Says Quotes, Quips and Words of Wisdom

The sixth volume in our affordable, smart, portable, and highly successful Words of Wisdom series (following Architect, Designer, Filmmaker, Chef, and Musician)
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Treknology The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive by Ethan Siegel Treknology The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos 122 Inventions that Changed the World by Jean-Marie Donat Gadgets, Games and Gizmos 122 Inventions that Changed the World

Expand your knowledge and inspire your inner inventor with this fully illustrated guide to the everyday gadgets, games and gizmos that changed the world! This book contains the original designs for such indispensable items as the paperclip, as well as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Edison vs. Tesla The Battle over Their Last Invention by Joel Martin, William J. Birnes Edison vs. Tesla The Battle over Their Last Invention
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Thomas Edison closely following the alternative physics work of Albert Einstein and Max Planck, convincing him that there was an entire reality unseen by the human eye. This led to the last and least-known of all Edison's inventions, the spirit...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Davy Lamp: Inventing the Miner's Safety Lamp by Frank James The Davy Lamp: Inventing the Miner's Safety Lamp

The Davy Lamp - Inventing the Miners' Safety Lamp: is a unique publication in the history of science, marking the bicentenary of the invention of the Davy Lamp.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

A Complete Manual of the Edison Phonograph by George E Tewksbury A Complete Manual of the Edison Phonograph


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

Eureka How Invention Happens by Gavin Weightman Eureka How Invention Happens

This witty and inspiring book chronicles the long history of discovery and ingenuity which gave rise to a eureka moment when a dream of invention became a reality for the first time Tracing the long pre-history of five twentieth-century inventions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Coming Soon

Ingenious How Canadian Innovators Made the World a Smaller, Smarter, Kinder, Safer Healthier, Wealthier & Happier by Tom Jenkins Ingenious How Canadian Innovators Made the World a Smaller, Smarter, Kinder, Safer Healthier, Wealthier & Happier


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

Ingenious Patents by Ben Ikenson, Jay Bennett Ingenious Patents
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For the curious and the creators, Ingenious Patents tells the fascinating history of the inventors and their creations that have changed our world.Discover some of the most innovative of the 6.5 million patents that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...
Format: eBook - Released: 27/02/2018

30-Second Great Inventions 50 light-bulb moments that changed the world, from the compass to the smartphone, each explained in half a minute by David Boyle 30-Second Great Inventions 50 light-bulb moments that changed the world, from the compass to the smartphone, each explained in half a minute

Great Inventions in 30 Seconds looks at fifty groundbreaking innovations - together with the individuals behind the ideas - that really have changed the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2018

What a great idea! Awesome South African inventions by Mike Bruton What a great idea! Awesome South African inventions


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Ingenious Patents (Revised) Bubble Wrap, Barbed Wire, Bionic Eyes, and Other Pioneering Inventions by Ben Ikenson, Jay Bennett Ingenious Patents (Revised) Bubble Wrap, Barbed Wire, Bionic Eyes, and Other Pioneering Inventions
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For anyone with a bright idea, Ingenious Patents tells the fascinating history of the inventors and their creations that have changed our world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/04/2018

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20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius by Aaron Graves, Colleen Graves 20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius
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20 fun and inventive Makey Makey projects for Makers from beginner to expert
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

Summary and Analysis of The Industries of the Future by Worth Books Summary and Analysis of The Industries of the Future

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Industries of the Future tells you what you need to knowbefore or after you read Alec Ross's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard...
Format: eBook - Released: 02/05/2017

FabLab: Revolution Field Manual by Massimo Menichinelli, Camille Bosque FabLab: Revolution Field Manual
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Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2017

Phares Et Klaxon Les Annees 1900 2018 Les Equipements Automobiles Vintage. by Thierry Planche Phares Et Klaxon Les Annees 1900 2018 Les Equipements Automobiles Vintage.

Debut des annees 1900, les phares des autos fonctionnaient au gaz acetylene. Le klaxon etait a air en forme de trompette voir meme de serpent comme sur la Leon Bollee. Voici un apercu en images de ces accessoires d'un autre...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Automobiles Des Annees 1900 2018 Rassemblement De Vehicules Du Debut Du 20eme Siecle. by Thierry Planche Automobiles Des Annees 1900 2018 Rassemblement De Vehicules Du Debut Du 20eme Siecle.

L'anniversaire de la Coupe Gordon Bennett de 1905 a lieu tous les dix ans. De nombreux vehicules d'epoque refont le parcours de la mythique epreuve. C'est aussi l'occasion de decouvrir de splendides mecaniques. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Lampadaires Et Lanternes 2018 Lampadaires Et Lanternes En France Et Au Canada by Philippe Waterloos Lampadaires Et Lanternes 2018 Lampadaires Et Lanternes En France Et Au Canada

A travers mes deux pays favoris, la France et le Canada, vous pourrez decouvrir ces objets qui illuminent nos nuits citadines. Certains sont tres futuristes, d'autres d'origine europeenne ou encore asiatique. Decouvrez-les ! Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Automobiles Des Annees 1900 2018 Rassemblement De Vehicules Du Debut Du 20eme Siecle. by Thierry Planche Automobiles Des Annees 1900 2018 Rassemblement De Vehicules Du Debut Du 20eme Siecle.

L'anniversaire de la Coupe Gordon Bennett de 1905 a lieu tous les dix ans. De nombreux vehicules d'epoque refont le parcours de la mythique epreuve. C'est aussi l'occasion de decouvrir de splendides mecaniques. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

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