Some books on "inventions"

 AUTHOR       Thompson, Holland, 1873-1940.
 TITLE        The age of invention; a chronicle of mechanical conquest, by
                Holland Thompson.
 PUBLISHER    New Haven, Yale University Press; [etc., etc.] 1921.
 SUBJECT      Inventions.
              Inventors -- United States.
 1 > Leyburn Library        E173 .C55 vol. 37

 AUTHOR       Petroski, Henry.
 TITLE        The evolution of useful things / Henry Petroski.
 PUBLISHER    New York : A. Knopf, 1992.
 SUBJECT      Inventions.
 1 > Science Library        T212 .P465 1992

 TITLE        Fifty years of Popular mechanics, 1902-1952; an album of 
                American progress containing the most fascinating articles, 
                predictions, pictures, and inventions that have appeared 
                since the first issue of Popular mechanics. Edited by 
                Edward L. Throm.
 PUBLISHER    New York, Simon and Schuster [1951]
 SUBJECT      Technology.
 1 > Science Library        T1 .P7715

 AUTHOR       Weber, Robert J. (Robert John), 1936-
 TITLE        Forks, phonographs, and hot air balloons : a field guide to
                inventive thinking / Robert J. Weber.
 PUBLISHER    New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
 SUBJECT      Inventions.
              Creative thinking.
 1 > Science Library        T212 .W4 1992

 AUTHOR       Giedion, S. (Sigfried), 1888-1968.
 TITLE        Mechanization takes command, a contribution to anonymous 
 PUBLISHER    New York, Oxford Univ. Press, 1948.
 SUBJECT      Industrial arts -- History.
              Technology -- Philosophy.
 1 > Science Library        T19 .G54

 AUTHOR       Chase, Stuart, 1888-
 TITLE        Men and machines, by Stuart Chase, illustrated by W. T. Murch.
 PUBLISHER    New York, The Macmillan Company, 1929.
 SUBJECT      Machinery in industry.
              Machinery -- History.
 1 > Leyburn Library        HD6331 .C4

 AUTHOR       Yerkes, Robert Mearns, 1876-1956.
 TITLE        The new world of science; its development during the war
 PUBLISHER    New York, The Century co., 1920.
 SUBJECT      Science -- History.
              World War, 1914-1918 -- Science.
              World War, 1914-1918 -- United States.
 1 > Science Library        Q125 .Y4

 AUTHOR       Kaempffert, Waldemar, 1877-1956.
 TITLE        A popular history of American invention, edited by Waldemar
                Kaempffert, with over five hundred illustrations ..
 PUBLISHER    New York [etc.] C. Scribner's Sons, 1924.
 SUBJECT      Inventions.
              Inventors -- United States.
 1 > Science Library        T21 .K5                  

 AUTHOR       Cochrane, Charles Henry, 1856-
 TITLE        The wonders of modern mechanism. A resume of progress in
                mechanical, physical, and engineering science at the dawn of
                the twentieth century / By Charles Henry Cochrane ..
 PUBLISHER    Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott company, 1900.
 SUBJECT      Inventions.
              Mechanical engineering.
 1 > Leyburn-Spec Coll-Rare T19 .C66 1900

 AUTHOR       Wilson, Mitchell A.
 TITLE        American science and invention, a pictorial history; the 
                fabulous story of how American dreamers, wizards, and 
                inspired tinkerers converted a wilderness into the 
                wonder of the world.
 PUBLISHER    New York, Simon and Schuster [1954]
 SUBJECT      Science -- History.
              Inventions -- History.
              Science -- Pictorial works.
              Inventions -- Pictorial works.
 1 > Science Library        FOLIO Q125 .W7914

 AUTHOR       Macdonald, Anne L., 1920-
 TITLE        Feminine ingenuity : women and invention in America 
 PUBLISHER    New York : Ballantine Books, 1992.
 SUBJECT      Women inventors -- United States.
              Inventions -- United States.
 1 > Science Library        T36 .M33 1992

 AUTHOR       Feinberg, Rick.
 TITLE        Peculiar patents : a collection of unusual and interesting
                inventions from the files of the U.S. Patent Office 
 PUBLISHER    Secaucus, NJ : Citadel Press, 1994.
 SUBJECT      Inventions -- United States.
              Patents -- United States.
 1 > Law Library Stacks     T212 .F425 1994

 AUTHOR       Sobel, Robert, 1931 Feb. 19-
 TITLE        The entrepreneurs : an American adventure / Robert Sobel and
                David B. Sicilia.
 PUBLISHER    Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1986.
 SUBJECT      United States -- Industries -- History.
              Technological innovations -- United States -- History.
              Inventions -- United States -- History.
              Entrepreneurship -- History.
 1 > Leyburn Library        HC103 .S683 1986

 AUTHOR       Lindsay, David, 1957-
 TITLE        Madness in the making : the triumphant rise and untimely 
                fall of America's show inventors / David Lindsay.
 PUBLISHER    New York : Kodansha International, 1997.
 SUBJECT      Inventions -- United States -- History.
              Inventors -- United States -- History.
 1 > Science Library        T21 .L46 1997

 AUTHOR       Hawke, David Freeman.
 TITLE        Nuts and bolts of the past : a history of American technology,
                1776-1860 / David Freeman Hawke.
 PUBLISHER    New York : Harper & Row, c1988.
 SUBJECT      Technology -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
              Technology -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
              Inventions -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
              Inventions -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
 1 > Science Library        T21 .H39 1988