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China at work 4 editions

Cover of: China at work by Rudolf P. Hommel
About the Book

Records the primary tools examined and recorded by Hommel and Henry Chapman Mercer, on their 1921 expedition into China. Chapters on 'Tools to make tools', 'Tools for procuring food', 'Tools for making clothing', 'Tools for providing shelter', 'Tools for enabling transport'.
Mercer is probably better known for his books 'The Bible in Iron' (1914) and 'Antique Carpenters' Tools' (1929)

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4 editions First published in 1937

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Cover of: China at work
1937, Pub. for the Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, Pa., by the John Day Company
China at work
in English
Cover of: China at work
1937, Published for the Bucks County Historical Society by John Day
China at work
in English
Cover of: China at work
1969, M.I.T.Press
China at work
in English
Cover of: China at work
1969, M.I.T. Press
China at work
in English

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December 5, 2010 Edited by 86.169.238.95 Added new cover
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December 5, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Added subjects from MARC records.
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