A better mousetrap a guide for inventors by Peter Bissell

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Published by Wordbase in Halifax .

Written in English

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StatementPeter Bissell, Graham Barker.
ContributionsBarker, Graham.
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17061899M
ISBN 100951385615
OCLC/WorldCa48596690

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