Inventions that didn't change the world

Halls, Julie, author

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Julie Halls
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London : Thames & Hudson, [2014]
  • Physical Details
    • 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780500517628, 0500517622
  • OCLC ocn885444498

Summary

  • A selection of impractical and improbable nineteenth-century inventions includes technical illustrations for such devices as a mustache protector, a top hat ventilator, and a rotary hair brushing machine.

Notes

  • "Published in association with the National Archives"--Title page verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Preliminary remarks -- House & Garden -- Field & Factory -- His & Hers -- Out & About -- Preventatives & Panaceas -- Sport & Leisure -- Safety & Security
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