WATNEY, Bernard M. and BABBIDGE, Homer D.
Sotheby Parke Bernet
10" x 7.5"
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Loaded with informative black and white photographs. "Provides the first comprehensive history of the corkscrew. The informative and entertaining text covers developments in the design and mechanical principles of the corkscrew and traces the mainstream of inventions emanating from England and America... Likely to remain the standard work on the subject for many years to come."