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Description - The World's Most Magnificent Machines by David Long

The longest ship ever built, the heaviest digger and the largest aeroplane, the world's first working motorcar, and its most expensive one. What machines like these have in common is that they all say a lot about the inventiveness and imagination of the people who conceived and created them. Some of them are useful, others are just a bit of fun, but the best ones are truly magnificent, and fascinating to discover.

Designed to drive faster, fly higher, carry more cargo or - in the case of space rockets - travel hundreds of thousands of miles to places no-one has ever been before, not every idea has worked but the best have been inspired and inspirational, and in a few cases they have gone on to change the world.

It is the human stories and atmospheric art that make this a book to actually read and delight in.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571347186
Format: Hardback
(245mm x 310mm x 26mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2020
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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