Ancient InventionsBook - 1994
From Greek steam engines to Roman fire engines . . . Aztec chewing gum to Etruscan false teeth . . . earthquake detectors in China to electric batteries in Iraq . . . stone-age brain surgery to middle-age hand grenades . . . here's a lively and fascinating look at the genuine wonders of the past.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1994.
Characteristics: xxiii, 672 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.