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The Way Things Work - David Macaulay

Dorling Kindersley, 1990, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges, somewhat loose. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Price Clipped. Bruised at head and tail. Internally bright and clean.

The Way Things Work is arranged in four sections. Together they provide comprehensive coverage of the workings of hundreds of machines and devices - holograms, hang-gliders, airliners, telephones, parking meters, robots, televisions, can openers, compact discs… They also provide explanations of the scientific principles behind each machine - how gears make work easier, why jumbo jets are able to fly, what the computer actually does. 384pp. Index. Size: 4to Medium (11½" x 9" approx.)

ISBN: 0863183239

£Now with a new owner.