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Inventions & inventors

Paperback. How a scientific outsider came up with a revolutionary theory of light and saved untold numbers of lives. Num Pages: 288 pages, 60 illustrations, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; HBTM; TBX; TBY; TRLN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 211 x 139 x 17. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393350890
ISBN
9780393350890

€ 16.06

Paperback. There is no reason why you should have heard of Geoffrey Pyke. After his suicide in 1948 he was described as one of the great geniuses of his time, to rank alongside Einstein, yet he remains today, as The Times put it, 'one of the most original if unrecognised figures' of the twentieth century. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: BGT; JPSH; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 132 x 33. Weight in Grams: 452.
Publisher
Arrow
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099594130
ISBN
9780099594130

€ 11.99
€ 10.07

Hardcover. Num Pages: 360 pages. BIC Classification: TBC; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 255 x 213. .
Publisher
DK
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1921
Edition
First American edn.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241298824
ISBN
9780241298824

€ 32.99
€ 23.90

Paperback. James May's idiosyncratic look at the great inventions of our time Num Pages: 336 pages, 3 x 8pp colour picture sections. BIC Classification: 3JJ; TBX; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 24. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
Hodder Paperback
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340950920
ISBN
9780340950920

€ 13.99
€ 10.83

Hardcover. A businessman struggles with his luggage at an airport and pioneers the wheeled suitcase. An engineer watches people using walkie-talkies and dreams up the mobile phone. Why were these particular people able to identify a problem, and how did they discover the solutions that everyone else missed? This book shows you how to become more creative. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: JM; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 163 x 241 x 30. Weight in Grams: 520.
Publisher
Bantam Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780593077238
ISBN
9780593077238

€ 24.99
€ 17.74

Hardcover. From the moment the alarm clock wakes us in the morning until the time we switch the light off at night, we are surrounded by things without which our lives would be impossible. This volume reveals the stories that lie behind the objects and inventions we take for granted, from household items to the technology that fills our world. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: TBY; WHX; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 192 x 124 x 27. Weight in Grams: 322.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KLN0018423
ISBN
9781844544745

€ 5.28

Hardcover. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: PDR; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 190. .
Publisher
Braun Publish,Csi
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9783721209655
ISBN
9783721209655

€ 38.99
€ 28.47

Paperback. 224 pages, filled with colour illustrations, charts and diagrams. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: GBC; TBX; TBY. Dimension: 221 x 221 x 19. Weight: 848.
Publisher
Portico
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907554421
ISBN
9781907554421

€ 26.20

Paperback. Many people have great ideas, but finding the right information about taking the next steps and turning your ideas into reality isn't always easy. Written by a team of leading inventors and legal experts, this book guides you through every aspect of developing your inventive ideas. Num Pages: 394 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: TBY. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 188 x 23. Weight in Grams: 680.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
394
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
UK ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470519967
ISBN
9780470519967

€ 20.99
€ 16.43

Paperback. The history of penicillin Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: MBX; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 132 x 26. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750931533
ISBN
9780750931533

€ 19.99
€ 15.60

Paperback. Traces the origins of some of the twentieth century's important inventions. This title tells the story about the life and work of a small group of eccentric men - Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker - who spent their careers at Bell Labs. Num Pages: 432 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; TBY. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 214 x 138 x 29. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780143122791
ISBN
9780143122791

€ 13.99
€ 10.85

Paperback. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 3JMG; AMC; TBY; TGM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 292 x 12. Weight in Grams: 580.
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526113931
ISBN
9781526113931

€ 22.74

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: PDR; TBX; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 21. Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780748641
ISBN
9781780748641

€ 13.99
€ 11.30

Hardcover. Who was Nikola Tesla? A visionary inventor? Eccentric genius? Outsider rebel? An immigrant from what is now Croatia, Tesla would move to America and go on to create groundbreaking inventions including some that would change the world. This book reveals the life, drama and mystery surrounding the romantic figure. Num Pages: 248 pages, full colour throughout, includes photographs, include illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGT; PDZ; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 242 x 23. Weight in Grams: 780.
Publisher
Sterling
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781435142978
ISBN
9781435142978

€ 19.99
€ 15.60

Paperback. Num Pages: 216 pages, 1 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: BK; JFFK; TBY; UB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 266 x 25. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
Apress
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781484223635
ISBN
9781484223635

€ 46.18

Paperback. When William Kamkwamba was just 14 years old his parents told him that he must leave school and come and work on the family farm as they could no longer afford to $80 a year tuition fees. This is the story of his refusal to give up on learning and reading. A story of passion, determination and remarkable achievements. Num Pages: 288 pages, 16 col plates (8pp). BIC Classification: 1HFMM; BGA; TBY; THX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 199 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Harper True
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
First Edition Firist Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007316199
ISBN
9780007316199

€ 11.99
€ 9.94

Paperback. From the age of eight, when he watched Apollo 11 land on the Moon, Peter Diamandis's singular goal was to get to space. When he realized NASA was winding down manned space flight, he set out on one of the great entrepreneurial adventure stories of our time. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: BGT; TBY; TTD; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 127. .
Publisher
Black Swan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784162375
ISBN
9781784162375

€ 13.99
€ 10.85

Paperback. We are born with the instinct to create and invent. Indeed, our ability to do so is what separates us from the rest of the animal world. But have our creative ideas always produced desirable results? And have they always served us well? This title traces the history of our attempts at self-improvement but also questions their value. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 37. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
Bantam
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780553819557
ISBN
9780553819557

€ 13.99
€ 10.85

Paperback. Num Pages: 270 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HPCF; TBY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 19. Weight in Grams: 506.
Publisher
Divine Arts United States
Number of pages
270
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781611250091
ISBN
9781611250091

€ 19.99
€ 15.60

Paperback. Life Hacks for Dads is your handy guide to making your daily life that little bit easier. This fully illustrated manual covers everything from keeping your car door wonderfully dent-free to making sure your kids stay entertained, and much, much more. Series: Life Hacks. Num Pages: 160 pages, colour line drawings. BIC Classification: TBY; VFX; WKH; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 125 x 18. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Summersdale
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849538053
ISBN
9781849538053

€ 13.99
€ 10.45

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