The wonderful future that never was / Gregory Benford and the editors of Popular mechanics.
By: Benford, Gregory.Material type: BookPublisher: New York, NY : Hearst Books, c2010Description: 207 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781588168221; 1588168220.Other title: Popular mechanics, the wonderful future that never was [Dust jacket spine title:].Uniform titles: Popular mechanics magazine. | Popular mechanics (Chicago, Ill. : 1959) Subject(s): Technological forecasting | Inventions -- History -- 20th century | Twentieth century -- ForecastsDDC classification: Online resources: Publisher description
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Dust jacket folds out into wall poster.
"The illustrations, text, and photographs in this volume previously appeared in Popular mechanics issues between 1903 and 1970"--Colophon.
"Flying cars, mail delivery by parachute, and other predictions from the past"--Dust jacket.