A volume of fantastical illustrations by a late English cartoonist features his trademark "Heath Robinson contraption" depictions of absurd mechanical objects that are comprised of ancient cogs, intricate pulleys, and other bizarre components, in a collection that spans his work as created between and during the first and second World Wars. 10,000 first printing.
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