london: Duckworth. 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Large quarto, original brown boards, gilt titles on spine. 147 pp. Illustrated throughout with black & white depictions of bizarre inventions by Heath Robinson. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket which shows some fading to the spine panel and edges of covers. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #309652
¶ Pleasing compilation of Heath Robinson's bizarre and wacky inventions, similar to Rube Goldberg's inventions. Think of the breakfast scene with the inventor Potts from 'Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang' and you've got the idea.