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A History of Technology (5 Vols.).

A History of Technology (5 Vols.).


Singer, Charles, and E. Holmyard, and A. Hall, eds.

Cl. Oxford: 19579

Book ID: 21713

An encyclopedic compendium of manufactured items and production processes, from Paleolithic pebble tools to the birth of photography. Vol.I - "From Early Times to the Fall of Ancient Empires"; Vol.II - "The Mediterranean Civilizations and the Middle Ages"; Vol.III - "From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution"; Vol.IV - "The Industrial Revolution"; Vol.V - "The Late 19th Century."

Each volume: ca. 800 pp. 40 B&W plates: Profuse B&W text illus.