The Illustrated Science and Invention Encyclopedia

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The Illustrated Science and Invention Encyclopedia was originally published in parts in the United Kingdom under the title How It Works, by Marshall Cavendish Limited,[1] and republished in the United States in 1974, by H.S. Stuttman Publishers in Westport, Connecticut, in 21 v. (OCLC 3643238). It was supplanted by their The New Illustrated Science and Invention Encyclopedia: How It Works, a 28 volume set edited by Donald Clarke and Mark Dartford, published in 1987 (ISBN 9780874754506) (OCLC 1333004714), and then republished in 28 volumes in 1989-93 (ISBN 9780874754506),(OCLC 28822057). A 2003 edition numbered 20 volumes, and was well reviewed.[2]

It was also published in a one-volume edition.


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  2. ^ "How It Works". Retrieved 7 September 2011.