Historical First Patents

Historical First Patents

The First United States Patent for Many Everyday Things

Book - 1994
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Following an introduction that presents brief histories of US patent laws, the US Patent and Trademark Office, and US patent models, are 84 entries, each of which contains a historical evolution of the steps leading up to an invention, a biographical sketch of the inventor, and a brief description of how the invention was made. Either a copy of the patent drawing or the first page of the patent for each invention is included. Among the inventions: bottle cap, color film, diesel engine, machine gun, radio, submarine, television, and zipper. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, c1994
ISBN: 9780810828988
Branch Call Number: 608.773 BRO
Characteristics: vii, 216 p. : ill. ; 29 cm


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