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The Romance Of Modern Invention

£15.99

Product description

Twenty-five b&w photographic plates. Bound in dark blue cloth over bevelled boards; pictorially illustrated to top board and to spine in green, blue, white and gilt, titled in gilt. Owner's name stamped to front free endpaper. A look at the cutting edge science and technology at the start of the twentieth century. The focus was, in many ways the same as today, albeit we are looking at the same sciences a century later. The early Edwardians certainly had recording devices and telephones, they even had an early version of the fax machine... the Telautograph! Originally intended for the young gentlemen of the age it is, today, a true gem for the twenty-first century historian and student of science.

Book in good condition with mostly clean pages throughout and securely bound. Heavy tanning to the title page and the rear endpapers. Back cover stained, front cover as minor wear, spine is faded and all corners have minor bumping. Printed in 1907.

Item details

Author(s):
Archibald Williams
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.3 x 14.2 x 4.7 cm
Edition:
1907
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
346
Publisher:
Seeley and Co. Ltd.,

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About this item

Twenty-five b&w photographic plates. Bound in dark blue cloth over bevelled boards; pictorially illustrated to top board and to spine in green, blue, white and gilt, titled in gilt. Owner's name stamped to front free endpaper. A look at the cutting edge science and technology at the start of the twentieth century. The focus was, in many ways the same as today, albeit we are looking at the same sciences a century later. The early Edwardians certainly had recording devices and telephones, they even had an early version of the fax machine... the Telautograph! Originally intended for the young gentlemen of the age it is, today, a true gem for the twenty-first century historian and student of science.

Book in good condition with mostly clean pages throughout and securely bound. Heavy tanning to the title page and the rear endpapers. Back cover stained, front cover as minor wear, spine is faded and all corners have minor bumping. Printed in 1907.

Author(s):
Archibald Williams
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.3 x 14.2 x 4.7 cm
Edition:
1907
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
346
Publisher:
Seeley and Co. Ltd.,

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