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Williams, Archibald.
The Romance of Modern Engineering.
Publisher: C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd., London;
Date of Publication: 1904
Stock Code: 8645
Octavo, pp. [1], 377. Photographic frontispiece and 23 further photographic plates. Bound by Bickers & Son in full polished tree calf, with 5 raised bands, brown and sage green labels with gilt titles to spine, and gilt decoration to compartments; gilt border to boards and board edges with gilt armorials of Sherborne School to boards. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Prize bookplate to front paste-down. Exceptionally clean, bright copy; Fine condition.
In depth descriptions of the major mechanical feats of engineering of the Industrial Revolution, including a Titan Crane at South Shields, Forth Bridge and Manchester Ship Canal, in a handsome prize binding.
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