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Famous American engineers

L. Edmond Leipold

Famous American engineers

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Published by T. S. Denison in Minneapolis .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Engineers.

    • About the Edition

      Chronicles the achievements of ten engineers: Goethals, Turner, Davidson, Gilbreth, Roebling, Singstad, Bush, Suman, Mead, and Goddard.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby L. E. Leipold.
      SeriesHis Famous American heroes and leaders series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA139 .L38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination82 p.
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4770935M
      ISBN 100513011641
      LC Control Number78174955
      OCLC/WorldCa618861


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