The Romance of Modern Invention, Archibald Williams, 1921
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. By Archibald Williams B.A. (Oxon); New Edition, Revised and Brought Up-To-Date by T.W. Corbin. With Many illustrations.
Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, London, 1921.
A very good full leather hardback with gilt and raised bands to spine, with title labels. Very attractive speckled calf with gilt tooling. Covers with minor shelf wear and some scuffing. Some leather wear at head of spine and some wear along hinges. All soundly bound. No splitting to inner joints.
Presentation copy (appears to be from Eton), with label to inside front cover. Blue marbled endpapers and page edges.
Text is clean and is nice and bright throughout - near fine condition.
Dimensions: 193mm high x 139mm wide x 35mm deep.
Unpacked weight approximately 574g.