The Toaster Project : Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch par Thomas Thwaites

The Toaster Project : Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch

Titre de livre: The Toaster Project : Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch

Éditeur: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 1568989970

Auteur: Thomas Thwaites


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