What's What, A Visual Glossary of the Physical World

What's What, A Visual Glossary of the Physical World

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Baker & Taylor
Pictures of common objects and the parts of which they are composed, classed under general categories such as living things, transportation, and personal items, are identified by name.More than one thousand photographs and drawings enable readers of all ages to correctly identify the "whatchamacallits," "thingamajigs," and "doodads" that are the parts of many commonly encountered objects

Book News
Revises the first edition of 1981, incorporating such new items as FAX machines, cordless phones, and computers. For anyone who's ever been at a loss for the correct name of a common object, the approximately 1,500 drawings and photos identify the names and parts of many commonly encountered items. Even though it's mostly for fun, the index is exhaustive and exemplary. Acidic paper. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Maplewood, N.J. : Hammond, c1981
ISBN: 9780843733297
Characteristics: viii, 565 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Fisher, David 1946-


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