American Inventions and Inventors
by Arthur May Mowry, William A. Mowry
Publisher: Silver, Burdett and Co 1900
Number of pages: 299
The record of no other country can present a more startling array of forward movements and upward tendencies than that of our own land, and in no one direction does this upward movement appear quite so clearly as in the line of inventions.
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