Dig Through Our Books

Title
Author
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 




Bookmark and Share




 
Browse By Category

View Other Categories
 
 
 
Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel, Guinan, Paul; Bennett, Anina

Author Name    Guinan, Paul; Bennett, Anina

Title   Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Harry N. Abrams

ISBN Number    0810989506 / 9780810989504

Seller ID   SKU9142565

0810989506 Signed and inscribed by both authors along with a doodle by author Paul Guinan. 1st edition, 1st printing with full number line. Good. Few dings to covers. Light to moderate wear to covers/corners. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Book is oversized and/or heavy, priority or international orders will require additional shipping funds. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

Stock Description, May Not Reflect Item

Meet Boilerplate, the world's first robot soldier--not in a present-day military lab or a science-fiction movie, but in the past, during one of the most fascinating periods of U.S. history. Designed by Professor Archibald Campion in 1893 as a prototype, for the self-proclaimed purpose of "preventing the deaths of men in the conflicts of nations," Boilerplate charged into combat alongside such notables as Teddy Roosevelt and Lawrence of Arabia. Campion and his robot also circled the planet with the U.S. Navy, trekked to the South Pole, made silent movies, and hobnobbed with the likes of Mark Twain and Nikola Tesla. You say you've never heard of Boilerplate before? That's because this book is the fanciful creation of a husbandand-wife team who have richly imagined these characters and inserted them into accurate retellings of history. This full-color chronicle is profusely illustrated with graphics mimicking period style, including photos, paintings, posters, cartoons, maps, and even stereoscope cards. Part Jules Verne and part "Zelig, "it's a great volume for a broad range of fans of science fiction, history, and robots.

Price = 100.00 USD


Related items brought to you by the miracles of modern technology:
INSIDE-OUTSIDE SOUTH AMERICA.
ANDERSON, Eva; Mrs. Rufus Woods [collaborator].
40.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Fit for the Love of It!, Odiatu, Uche; Odiatu, Kary
Fit for the Love of It!
Odiatu, Uche; Odiatu, Kary
17.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Comic Book Price Guide No. 14, Overstreet, Robert M.
The Comic Book Price Guide No. 14
Overstreet, Robert M.
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

American Splendor and More American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar, Harvey Pekar
American Splendor and More American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar
Harvey Pekar
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Shortcomings, Tomine, Adrian
Shortcomings
Tomine, Adrian
50.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Stardust, Being a Romance Within the Realms of Faerie Book 1 of 4, Neil Gaiman
Stardust, Being a Romance Within the Realms of Faerie Book 1 of 4
Neil Gaiman
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Big Damn Hard Boiled, Miller, Frank
Big Damn Hard Boiled
Miller, Frank
175.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Elfquest (Vol. 2) #18
Elfquest (Vol. 2) #18
5.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Casey and Kyle - The First Book (Casey and Kyle, 1), Will Robertson
Casey and Kyle - The First Book (Casey and Kyle, 1)
Will Robertson
7.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Serenity, Vol. 2: Better Days, Joss Whedon
Serenity, Vol. 2: Better Days
Joss Whedon
7.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Serenity, Vol. 1: Those Left Behind, Conrad, Will
Serenity, Vol. 1: Those Left Behind
Conrad, Will
5.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent?: And Other Amazing Comic Book Trivia!, Cronin, Brian
Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent?: And Other Amazing Comic Book Trivia!
Cronin, Brian
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to lastwordbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie