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Engineering Feats

By: WILLIAMS, Archibald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nelson, 1925,:

Seller ID: 33551


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 View more info

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.

By: WILLIAMS, Archibald.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: C. Arthur Pearson, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 97623


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)... View more info