Historical first patents: the first United States patent for many everyday things

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Scarecrow Press, Aug 1, 1994 - Science - 216 pages
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This book covers the A to Z's of America's first inventions. Each of the more than 80 stories of first inventions provide a historical evaluation of the steps leading up to the invention, a biographical sketch of the inventor, and a brief description of how the invention was made. Includes patent drawings.

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Introduction
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Addressograph
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Brown is retired from the u.s. patent and trademark office as a patent examiner.

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