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1 WILLIAMS, Archibald Engineering Feats
Nelson, 1925, 
WILLIAMS, Archibald. Engineering Feats Great Achievements simply described. L: Thomas Nelson & Son, [ca. 1925]. Pp 263. Frontis., 27 leaves of plates. Large 8vo, ill. brown cloth. A "Boy's Annual"-style review of engineering marvels, ancient and modern. Nautical content includes the construction of the Bishop Rock lighthouses, the laying of the first Atlantic cables, the damming of the Nile, the construction of the great liners such as the Mauretania, and more. Rubbed, slight edgewear, light foxing, slightly splayed, else vg. 50.00

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2 WILLIAMS, Archibald. Romance of Modern Invention : Containing Interesting Descriptions in Non-Technical Language of Wireless Telegraphy, Liquid Air, Modern Artillery, Submarines, Dirigible Torpedoes, Solar Motors, Airships, etc. etc.
C. Arthur Pearson, London, 1905, 
WILLIAMS, Archibald. The Romance of Modern Invention : Containing Interesting Descriptions in Non-Technical Language of Wireless Telegraphy, Liquid Air, Modern Artillery, Submarines, Dirigible Torpedoes, Solar Motors, Airships, etc. etc. With 25 Illustrations. Fourth Edition. London : C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd., 1905. Pp (6),[1]-[346],(2), frontis + 24 plates. 8vo, red full calf, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt borders to boards, gilt school crest to front board, gilt dentelles, all edges and endpapers marbled. Contents : Wireless Telegraphy (pp 7-27); High-Speed Telegraphy (p 28-38); The Telephone Wireless Telephony (pp 39-53); The Phonograph The Photographophone The Telephonograph (pp 54-71); The Telautograph (pp 72-82); Modern Artillery Rifles Machine Guns Heavy Ordnance Explosives In the Gun Factory (pp 83-125); Dirigible Torpedoes (pp 126-142); Submarine Boats (pp 143-165); Animated Pictures (pp 166-182); The Great Paris Telescope(pp 183-193); Photographing the Invisible Photography in the Dark (pp 19 4-206); Solar Motors (pp 207-212); Liquid Air (pp 213-223); Horseless Carriages (pp 224-257); High-Speed Railways (pp 258-271); Sea Expresses (pp 272-283); Mechanical Flight (pp 284-305); Type-Setting by Machinery (pp 306-316); Photography in Colours (pp 317-329); Lighting (pp 330-346). Light wear to spine ends, outer hinges and corners, spine darkened, school presentationbookplate, else a very good copy in a beautiful leather binding. 90.00

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