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Ingenious contrivances

Osborne Collection of Early Children"s Books.

Ingenious contrivances

table games and puzzles for children : based on an exhibition at the Osborne Collection of Early Children"s Books, Toronto Public Library, November 7, 1996-February 8, 1997

by Osborne Collection of Early Children"s Books.

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Published by Friends of the Osborne & Lillian H. Smith Collections, Toronto Public Library in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Osborne Collection of Early Children"s Books -- Exhibitions.,
    • Board games -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Board games -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Jigsaw puzzles -- History -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 64) and index.

      Other titlesIngenious contrivances, table games, and puzzles for children
      Statementprepared by Jill Shefrin.
      ContributionsShefrin, Jill., Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H. Smith Collections.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1312 .O73 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL725601M
      ISBN 100920601375
      LC Control Number97113799
      OCLC/WorldCa36713346

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      The Venetian Patent Statute of Ma , established in the Republic of Venice the first statutory patent system in Europe, and may be deemed to be the earliest codified patent system in the world. The Statute is written in old Venetian dialect. It provided that patents might be granted for "any new and ingenious device, not previously made", provided it was useful. READINGS ON CONTRIVANCES: Questions for Reading and Discussion “Darwin's orchid book* is filled with similar illustrations [of unique adaptations]. Orchids have formed “Darwin then shows how the same labellum in other orchids evolves into a series of ingeniousFile Size: KB.


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