Mechanismo by Harry Harrison
Softcover. Condition: Very Good. 1978. Reed Books. 1st Edition. Beautifully illustrated.
In this book the future has come. In this book intergalactic space travel has arrived, biotic robots are a thing of the present, space ports to service the stars and planets are real, space cities are inhabited, fantastic machines, time machines, battle robots and massive computers exist here and now. In this book you can see a Gaussi fighter in full colour and then as an engineer's technical drawing with the armaments, drive power and all specifications given in complete detail. Here you will discover the most startling machines illustrated specially for the book: troop carriers, personnel craft, giant time machines, a computer that would fill an entire city and cities built in the image of Man, visited by alien races. You will see too the technical drawings for an actual planned NASA space colony, twenty five miles long and two miles in diameter. In this book you become part of the future and can live through the illustrations in worlds that may one day ex