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Patently Ridiculous by Richard Ross

Patently Ridiculous by Richard Ross

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Patently Ridiculous

Scuba-diving dogs, beerbrellas, musical toothpaste, and other patented strokes of genius

by Richard Ross

Penguin, 2005, [First Printing], ISBN 0452285879, black and white line drawings throughout, paperback 

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, a little creasing, no inscriptions, age toned edges (see photographs)

“A hilarious compendium of the wackiest gadgets ever invented.  From the U.S. Patent ffice – the repository of delightfully improbable dreams – Patently Ridiculous is a collection of some of the most unique, odd, and awe-inspiring patent applications seen over the last century.  This treasure trove of offbeat and wonderful real-life inventions, illustrated with the inventors’ own diagrams….”


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