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KARL BENZ by Brian Williams


by Brian Williams

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1991
ISBN: 0-531-18404-8

In the ``Pioneers of Science'' series, some interesting period illustrations and biographical details concerning the German who built the first practical automobile. Unfortunately, the technological presentation is infuriating—incomplete, full of non sequiturs, with explanatory diagrams that explain little or nothing. Adequate for Benz's life, but keep a good book on the gasoline engine handy. Chronology; brief, irrelevant bibliography; glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 10+)