The way things work an illustrated encyclopedia of technology. by C. Van Amerongen

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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  • Technology -- Popular works

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ContributionsBibliographisches Institut (Mannheim, Germany)., Bibliographisches Institut (Mannheim, Germany).
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LC ClassificationsT47 .V35
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL5549016M
ISBN 100671210866
LC Control Number67027972

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