The Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World (Edited by Brian M. Fagan) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my History shelves. priced at £10.00! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
London: Thames & Hudson, 2004, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs;
From the cover: Stone choppers, eyed needles, camel saddles, chariots and contraceptives: the past is paved with remarkable inventions. The Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World takes us on an eye-opening and unusual journey through human innovations, from the first crude stone tools of our earliest ancestors two-and-a-half million years ago up to the early medieval period.
Drawing on modern science and the latest research, leading authorities explore some of historys most fascinating inventions, beginning with the basic technologies of stone and fire, bone and wood. We watch Stone Age flint-knappers at work and look over the shoulders of …
Near Fine in Near Fine Dustwrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 304 pages. Index. 10½” x 8¼”.