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Lifted, A Cultural History of the Elevator

Lifted, A Cultural History of the Elevator

$39.99

Before skyscrapers forever transformed the landscape of the modern metropolis, the conveyance that made them possible had to be created. Invented in New York in the 1850s, the elevator became an urban fact of life on both sides of the Atlantic by the early twentieth century. While it may at…

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History of the Elevator Book Collection

History of the Elevator Book Collection

$74.99

A History of the Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century and Lifted & A Cultural History of the Elevator provide historical reference and comprehensive analysis of the factors and circumstances that allowed the skyscraper and modern city to become a reality. The books include hundreds of illustrations and interesting facts…

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Going Up! Elisha Otis’s Trip to the Top

Going Up! Elisha Otis’s Trip to the Top

$8.50

This is the fourth book in Tundra’s award-winning Great Idea Series of biographies for young readers. It’s the story of Elisha Otis, the man who invented and installed his first successful passenger elevator in a five-story department store in New York City. Author Monica Kulling brings this inventor to life,…

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A History of Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century

A History of Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century

$55.00

In today’s fast-paced world of computer controlled equipment and space age technology, it is refreshing to read a book about the time when electricity was a novelty and backyard mechanics changed the world. Lee Gray, Associate Dean for the Department of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, traces the…

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Monsters in the Elevator

Monsters in the Elevator: A Cooperative Math Card Game for Kids

$30.00

In this cooperative math card game for kids, your Elevator is full of Monsters trying to go to work. If the Elevator gets too heavy, it breaks and everyone loses. If the Elevator reaches the 20th floor without breaking, everyone wins! How Do I Play? There are two decks: The…

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Alligator in the Elevator CD

Alligator in the Elevator CD

$17.50

Children’s music featuring the song: “Alligator in the Elevator” Yikes! Children don’t know what to do when they come upon an alligator in the elevator. Rhythmic phrases and repetitive pattern along with delightful illustrations.

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