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Rise of the robots.

Sullivan, George

Rise of the robots.

by Sullivan, George

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robots -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Robots.,
  • Robotics.

  • About the Edition

    Describes various types of electro-mechanical devices that are man-like in the way they perform tasks.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated with photos.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ211 .S85
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5702812M
    ISBN 10039606292X
    LC Control Number70136504
    OCLC/WorldCa125630

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