The Resource A catalogue of books, manuscripts, specimens of clocks, watches and watchwork, paintings, prints ..., Everett Lincoln King, (electronic resource)

A catalogue of books, manuscripts, specimens of clocks, watches and watchwork, paintings, prints ..., Everett Lincoln King, (electronic resource)

Label
A catalogue of books, manuscripts, specimens of clocks, watches and watchwork, paintings, prints ...
Title
A catalogue of books, manuscripts, specimens of clocks, watches and watchwork, paintings, prints ...
Statement of responsibility
Everett Lincoln King
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This vintage book contains a detailed description of a clock allegedly powered by perpetual motion, complete with diagrams, explanations, and photographs. Although true perpetual motion is still considered impossible, this volume will appeal to those with an interest in the various historical attempts to bring the concept to fruition. Contents include: "Dream of Ages Realised", "Perpetual Force", "A Practical Invention", "A Truly Wonderful Invention", "What Does Perpetual Motion Mean?", "Napoleon's Fatal Error", "Flying Machines Everywhere", "America! Land of Opportunities", "Stimulus to Inventive Genius", "Perpetual Motion, the Study of Ages", "When Nature is Ready", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of clocks and watches. First published in 1911
Cataloging source
Midwest
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King, Everett Lincoln
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Clocks & Watches
  • Jewelry
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A catalogue of books, manuscripts, specimens of clocks, watches and watchwork, paintings, prints ..., Everett Lincoln King, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11950177
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online resource
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Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11950177
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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computer
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Publisher number
MWT11950177
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11950177
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A catalogue of books, manuscripts, specimens of clocks, watches and watchwork, paintings, prints ..., Everett Lincoln King, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11950177
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11950177
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11950177
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11950177
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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