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The Perfectionists

How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

by Simon Winchester

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The best-selling author of The Professor and the Madman traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the crucial role of precision in advancement. 150,000 first printing.

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In 'The Perfectionists' Simon Winchester Looks At History Of Precision Engineering

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