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Read online Railway Ribaldry: Being 96 pages of railway humour.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Railway Ribaldry: Being 96 pages of railway humour First published for the centenary of the Great Western Railway in i Railway Ribaldry i is an affectionate and humorous look at life on board the company s famous trains incorporating some of William Heath Robinson s own trademark madcap contraptions .

Featuring almost cartoons including amusing takes on the varied duties of railway police the first ladies only carriage and countless ingenious plans and inventions it is the perfect gift for any railway enthusiast by W. Heath Robinson

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Railway Ribaldry: Being 96 pages of railway humour
Title:Railway Ribaldry: Being 96 pages of railway humour
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ISBN:1908402946
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Number of Pages:96
Category:Humor, Historical, History
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No description available, Here is a splendid treasury the definitive volume of the comic fantasies of the great English artist William Heath Robinson whose name passed into the English language during his lifetime In America we have the Rube Goldberg devices in England they call them Heath Robinson contraptions p Robinson s elementary mechanical world is brilliant and arcane those ancient wooden cogwheels intricate pulleys fragile gantries ingenious tunnels magnets and steam kettles kept on boil by a lighted candle or two the whole enterprise held together by knotted string and operated by intensely serious workmen with a sprinkling of soberly top hatted company directors in charge p p This distinguished volume of Robinson s dazzling genius covers the whole field of his comic work in peace and war from his first mocking anti German propaganda in the First World War down to the Second during which he died Turning these delightful pages one has exactly the feeling of H G Wells who wrote to Heath Robinson in Your absurd beautiful drawings give me a peculiar pleasure of the mind like nothing else in the world p p Robinson s world will enchant everyone and for all time so long as machines remain machines and human beings need reminding that that is all they are p, Uncle Lubin attempts to rescue his nephew who has been abducted by the horrid Bag bird, No description available