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The Resource Banvard's folly : thirteen tales of renowned obscurity, famous anonymity, and rotten luck, Paul Collins

Banvard's folly : thirteen tales of renowned obscurity, famous anonymity, and rotten luck, Paul Collins

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Banvard's folly : thirteen tales of renowned obscurity, famous anonymity, and rotten luck
Title
Banvard's folly
Title remainder
thirteen tales of renowned obscurity, famous anonymity, and rotten luck
Statement of responsibility
Paul Collins
Title variation
Banvards folly
Title variation remainder
thirteen tales of renowned obscurity, famous anonymity, and rotten luck
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles thirteen scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, adventurers, and writers who once basked in glory, but faded into obscurity due to failed experiments, bad luck, and the signs of madness
Summary
Profiles thirteen scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, adventurers, and writers who once basked in glory, but faded into obscurity due to failed experiments, bad luck, and the signs of madness
Biography type
collective biography
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165069
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Paul
Dewey number
920.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT9990
LC item number
.C64 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Biography
  • Biography
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
thirteen tales of renowned obscurity, famous anonymity, and rotten luck
Label
Banvard's folly : thirteen tales of renowned obscurity, famous anonymity, and rotten luck, Paul Collins
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-283)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Banvard's folly -- The clever dullard -- Symmes hole -- The man with N-ray eyes -- If only geniuses knew how to scheme -- 22,000 seedlings -- Psalmanazar -- The pneumatic underground -- He being dead yet speaketh not -- A dedicated amateur of fashion -- A.J. Pleasonton's blue light special -- Walking on the rings of Saturn
Control code
ocm45963005
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 286 pages
Isbn
9780312268862
Lccn
2001021930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45963005
Label
Banvard's folly : thirteen tales of renowned obscurity, famous anonymity, and rotten luck, Paul Collins
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-283)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Banvard's folly -- The clever dullard -- Symmes hole -- The man with N-ray eyes -- If only geniuses knew how to scheme -- 22,000 seedlings -- Psalmanazar -- The pneumatic underground -- He being dead yet speaketh not -- A dedicated amateur of fashion -- A.J. Pleasonton's blue light special -- Walking on the rings of Saturn
Control code
ocm45963005
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 286 pages
Isbn
9780312268862
Lccn
2001021930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45963005

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