The picture history of great inventors / Gillian Clements.

Published
  • London : Frances Lincoln 2000
Physical description
77 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 0711216053(pbk.)
Notes
  • Originally published: London : Studio Editions, 1993.
  • Includes index.
Audience
  • juvenile
Contents
  • The earliest inventions -- Archimedes: 287 B.C.-212 B.C. -- Hero of Alexandria: 1st Century A.D. -- Medieval inventions -- Johann Gutenberg: c.1397-1468 -- Leonardo da Vinci: 1452-1519 -- Gerardus Mercator: 1512-1594 -- Christiaan Huygens: 1629-1695 -- Galileo Galilei: 1564-1642 -- Blaise Pascal: 1623-1662 -- Isaac Newton: 1642-1727 -- Anton van Leeuwenhoek: 1632-1723 -- Thomas Newcomen: 1663-1729 -- Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1790 -- Richard Arkwright: 1732-1792 -- James Watt: 1736-1819 -- Joseph Montgolfier: 1740-1810 and Jacques Etienne Montgolfier: 1745-1799 -- Antoine Lavoisier: 1743-1794 -- Edward Jenner: 1749-1823 -- Alessandro Volta: 1745-1827 -- Baron von Drais von Sauerbronn: 1785-1851 -- Charles Babbage: 1792-1871 -- Charles Macintosh: 1766-1843 -- Joseph Nicephore Niepce: 1765-1833 -- George Stephenson: 1781-1848 -- Samuel Morse: 1791-1872 -- Samuel Colt: 1814-1862 -- Michael Faraday: 1791-1867 -- Etienne Lenoir: 1822-1900 -- I.K. Brunel: 1806-1859 -- Elisha Otis: 1811-1861 -- Edwin Drake: 1819-1899 -- Alfred Nobel: 1833-1896 -- Joseph Lister: 1827-1912 -- Thomas Edison: 1847-1931 -- Alexander Graham Bell: 1847-1922 -- Karl Benz: 1844-1929 and Gottlieb Daimler: 1834-1900 -- Auguste Lumiere: 1862-1954 and Louis Lumiere: 1864-1948 -- Wilbur Wright: 1867-1912 and Orville Wright: 1871-1948 -- Guglielmo Marconi: 1874-1937 -- Konstantin Tsiolkovsky: 1857-1935 -- Albert Einstein: 1879-1955 -- John Logie Baird: 1888-1946 -- Laszlo Biro: 1900-1985 -- Frank Whittle: 1907- -- John W. Mauchly: 1907-1980 and J. Presper Eckert, Jr.: 1919- -- Enrico Fermi: 1901-1954 -- Christopher Cockerell: 1910- -- Theodore Maiman: 1927- -- The seventies -- The eighties -- The nineties -- Illustrated glossary.
Genre
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • Juvenile works.
  • Pictorial works.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • An illustrated introduction to sixty major inventors, from the unknown inventor of the wheel to today's developers of virtual reality.

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Location of copy Shelfmark Online location Holdings Notes
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms LB.31.b.19698
University of Glasgow Library: School Experience (Library Level 4) JNF 609 CLE
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT 2001MC11342
Oxford Brookes University: Harcourt Hill Library, Long Loan School Experience Centre - Children's Book 609 CLE
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Library X05.D00485 (Box B000000005215)
Trinity College Dublin Library: Santry Book Repository PX-162-638
University of Wales Trinity Saint David: Y Fforwm: Teaching Practice 609 CLE

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