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The Resource The extraordinary catalog of peculiar inventions : the curious world of the DeMoulin brothers and their fraternal lodge prank machines-from human centipedes and revolving goats to electric carpets and smoking camels, Julia Suits

The extraordinary catalog of peculiar inventions : the curious world of the DeMoulin brothers and their fraternal lodge prank machines-from human centipedes and revolving goats to electric carpets and smoking camels, Julia Suits

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The extraordinary catalog of peculiar inventions : the curious world of the DeMoulin brothers and their fraternal lodge prank machines-from human centipedes and revolving goats to electric carpets and smoking camels
Title
The extraordinary catalog of peculiar inventions
Title remainder
the curious world of the DeMoulin brothers and their fraternal lodge prank machines-from human centipedes and revolving goats to electric carpets and smoking camels
Statement of responsibility
Julia Suits
Title variation
Curious world of the DeMoulin Brothers and their fraternal lodge prank machines-from human centipedes and revolving goats to electric carpets and smoking camels
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Features hundreds of the early twentieth-century prank machines created by the DeMoulin Brothers Company, like cigar-smoking camels, carpets that give off electric shocks, and fake guillotines, that were often used to haze new members of men's social lodges
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Suits, Julia
Dewey number
366
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HS1507
LC item number
.S85 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DeMoulin Brothers (Firm)
  • Fraternal organizations
Label
The extraordinary catalog of peculiar inventions : the curious world of the DeMoulin brothers and their fraternal lodge prank machines-from human centipedes and revolving goats to electric carpets and smoking camels, Julia Suits
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Perigee book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 193) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The brothers DeMoulin : where, when, how they wert -- Fraternalism 101 : orders, lodges, members -- Fun work : the side-degree -- Factory goats : unclassified species from the genus Ca-a-a-a-apra -- See you in court! : botched initiations and the lens of the law -- Zzzzzt! The shockers -- Bang! Crash! Splat! The mechanicals -- Wardrobe! The wearables
Control code
ocn706018288
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 203 pages
Isbn
9780399536939
Lccn
2011027118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)706018288
Label
The extraordinary catalog of peculiar inventions : the curious world of the DeMoulin brothers and their fraternal lodge prank machines-from human centipedes and revolving goats to electric carpets and smoking camels, Julia Suits
Publication
Note
"A Perigee book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 193) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The brothers DeMoulin : where, when, how they wert -- Fraternalism 101 : orders, lodges, members -- Fun work : the side-degree -- Factory goats : unclassified species from the genus Ca-a-a-a-apra -- See you in court! : botched initiations and the lens of the law -- Zzzzzt! The shockers -- Bang! Crash! Splat! The mechanicals -- Wardrobe! The wearables
Control code
ocn706018288
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 203 pages
Isbn
9780399536939
Lccn
2011027118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)706018288

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