Patently Ridiculous (signed)

by Richard Ross


Photographs: Richard Ross

Publisher: Plume

160 pages

Year: 2005

ISBN: 0452285879

Price: 18

After months of research at the U.S. Patent Office—the repository of delightfully improbable dreams—Richard Ross amassed a collection of some of the most unique, odd, and awe-inspiring patent applications seen over the last century.

The result is Patently Ridiculous, a treasure trove of wacky and wonderful real-life inventions, including:

• Nasal filters • Self-foaming shavers • Umbrellas with ears • Shoelace tip holders

Illustrated with the inventors’ own diagrams, this lighthearted compilation is perfect for anyone seeking a completely different take on American know-how.


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Patently Ridiculous (signed)

by Richard Ross


Photographs: Richard Ross

Publisher: Plume

160 pages

Year: 2005

ISBN: 0452285879

Price: 18

After months of research at the U.S. Patent Office—the repository of delightfully improbable dreams—Richard Ross amassed a collection of some of the most unique, odd, and awe-inspiring patent applications seen over the last century.

The result is Patently Ridiculous, a treasure trove of wacky and wonderful real-life inventions, including:

• Nasal filters • Self-foaming shavers • Umbrellas with ears • Shoelace tip holders

Illustrated with the inventors’ own diagrams, this lighthearted compilation is perfect for anyone seeking a completely different take on American know-how.


More books by Richard Ross

more books tagged »drawing« | >> see all

more books tagged »American« | >> see all

A collector's choice by josefchladek.com

Patently Ridiculous (signed)

by Richard Ross


Photographs: Richard Ross

Publisher: Plume

160 pages

Year: 2005

ISBN: 0452285879

Price: 18

After months of research at the U.S. Patent Office—the repository of delightfully improbable dreams—Richard Ross amassed a collection of some of the most unique, odd, and awe-inspiring patent applications seen over the last century.

The result is Patently Ridiculous, a treasure trove of wacky and wonderful real-life inventions, including:

• Nasal filters • Self-foaming shavers • Umbrellas with ears • Shoelace tip holders

Illustrated with the inventors’ own diagrams, this lighthearted compilation is perfect for anyone seeking a completely different take on American know-how.


More books by Richard Ross

more books tagged »drawing« | >> see all

more books tagged »American« | >> see all

A collector's choice by josefchladek.com