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Everyday Knowledge in Pictures

£7.99

Product description

Published by Odhams Press. Undated, but neat inscription by previous owner is dated 1945. Good unclipped wrapper with light wear to the edges. Light brown cloth boards in good condition. Internally, very clean.
"This Book describes the inner working of many familiar services which are often taken for granted. How coal, gas, electricity and water are brought to the home and made ready for use is the theme of the first section. Then follow chapters which explain the operation of such diverse things of everyday life as clocks, telephones, vacuum cleaners and tube railways. Whatever the subject simple nontechnical language is employed to clarify the basic principles for readers who may have no technical knowledge. With nearly 400 illustrations—photographs and explanatory drawings—the book is a useful and fascinating collection of general knowledge for everyman."

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Odhams Press

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About this item

Published by Odhams Press. Undated, but neat inscription by previous owner is dated 1945. Good unclipped wrapper with light wear to the edges. Light brown cloth boards in good condition. Internally, very clean.
"This Book describes the inner working of many familiar services which are often taken for granted. How coal, gas, electricity and water are brought to the home and made ready for use is the theme of the first section. Then follow chapters which explain the operation of such diverse things of everyday life as clocks, telephones, vacuum cleaners and tube railways. Whatever the subject simple nontechnical language is employed to clarify the basic principles for readers who may have no technical knowledge. With nearly 400 illustrations—photographs and explanatory drawings—the book is a useful and fascinating collection of general knowledge for everyman."

Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Odhams Press

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