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Image for The Romance of Modern Engineering. Containing interesting descriptions in Non-Technical Language of the Nile Dam, The Panama Canal, The Tower Bridge, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Trans-Siberian Railway, The Niagara Falls Power Co., Bermuda Floating Dock, etc., etc.; New Edition, Revised and Brought up to Date by T.W.Corbin. With many Illustrations.

The Romance of Modern Engineering. Containing interesting descriptions in Non-Technical Language of the Nile Dam, The Panama Canal, The Tower Bridge, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Trans-Siberian Railway, The Niagara Falls Power Co., Bermuda Floating Dock, etc., etc.; New Edition, Revised and Brought up to Date by T.W.Corbin. With many Illustrations.

By: WILLIAMS, ARCHIBALD:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co. 1921.:

Seller ID: 71135


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In illustrated dark grey covers with gilt crane to spine and elaborate red and white decor. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Prize bookplkate to front endpaper, dated 1922. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 377pp. 16pp cat. With 19 b/w photographs. The author describes some of the major engineering acheivements of his time. View more info

Image for The Romance of Modern Exploration With Descriptions of Curious Customs, Thrilling Adventures and Interesting Discoveries of Explorers in All Parts of The World. With Twenty-Six Illustrations.

The Romance of Modern Exploration With Descriptions of Curious Customs, Thrilling Adventures and Interesting Discoveries of Explorers in All Parts of The World. With Twenty-Six Illustrations.

By: WILLIAMS, ARCHIBALD;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co. Limited, 1908:

Seller ID: 79177


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. In full Tree-Calf Leather binding, raised banding and gilt decoration to spine, with gilt lettered spine label, decorative gilt paneled boards with gilt vignette to front. Blind embossed inner dentelles. Marbled edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded. Edges slightly rubbed. Front hinge slightly cracked nr top of spine. Bookplate to front “Mercers School, A.H.L. Mills, 1909.” Binders stamp “Kelly & Sons”... View more info

Image for The Romance of Modern Locomotion. Containing Interesting Descriptions (in Non-Technical Language) of the Rise and Development of the Railroad Systems in all Parts of the World. With 25 Illustrations.

The Romance of Modern Locomotion. Containing Interesting Descriptions (in Non-Technical Language) of the Rise and Development of the Railroad Systems in all Parts of the World. With 25 Illustrations.

By: WILLIAMS, ARCHIBALD;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., 1904 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78048


Hardback, size approx 7.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering and colour blocked pictorial designs to front and spine. Plain endpapers. All edges gilt. In very good condition. some light rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Spine slightly faded. Mild foxing to endpapers and neat inscription to front. “to dear Ronald, Aunt Kitties gift, 1905.” Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. A lovely bright & clean copy. 368pp. Illustrated with 25 B&... View more info