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The Modern World Book of Wonders

£4.99

Product description

This book is a written testament to the ingenuity of man, and his many achievements over the course of the previous centuries (up until 1950, the date of this books publication). Within, it offers praise for the many achievements and leaps in science and medicine, and the various heroic acts of our resourceful and ever adaptive species, from the most daring of just military campaigns to the discovery of the engine and penicillin. History buffs and contemplatives with a love of considering our species' nature will rejoice at the existence - and their purchase - of such a wonderful read, and at such a cheap price!

The book is in good condition, though it is worn in such a way as is to be expected for a book of its age, especially around the ages of its cover and regarding the yellowing of its pages. It remains as fantastic as ever though, and entirely worth its low low price. An early purchase is recommended.

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Author(s):
Paul Townend
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback

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About this item

This book is a written testament to the ingenuity of man, and his many achievements over the course of the previous centuries (up until 1950, the date of this books publication). Within, it offers praise for the many achievements and leaps in science and medicine, and the various heroic acts of our resourceful and ever adaptive species, from the most daring of just military campaigns to the discovery of the engine and penicillin. History buffs and contemplatives with a love of considering our species' nature will rejoice at the existence - and their purchase - of such a wonderful read, and at such a cheap price!

The book is in good condition, though it is worn in such a way as is to be expected for a book of its age, especially around the ages of its cover and regarding the yellowing of its pages. It remains as fantastic as ever though, and entirely worth its low low price. An early purchase is recommended.

Author(s):
Paul Townend
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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