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Sublime Dreams of Living Machines

The Automaton in the European Imagination

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HARDCOVER

$51.50 • £41.95 • €46.50

ISBN 9780674049352

Publication Date: 02/28/2011

Short

386 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 halftones, 3 tables

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