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Ingenious women

from tincture of saffron to flying machines

by Deborah JaffГ©

  • 138 Want to read
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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women inventors -- Biography,
  • Inventions -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-205) and index

    StatementDeborah Jaffé ; foreword by Sandi Toksvig
    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15445057M
    ISBN 100750930306


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