Modern Inventions 1921 Williams Juvenile Technology Pictorial decorative BookBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Juvenile Books, Science, Technology, Airships, Weapons, Telegraph, Illustrated Books).
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, &c. &c by Archibald Williams.
Published 1921, London by Seeley, Service & Co.
343  pages. New Edition, revised and brought up to date. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Publisher's decorative cloth binding, pictorial spine & cover decorations, gilt pictorial designs. Nice early aviation pictorial gilt spine, includes zeppelins, submarines, early motorcycles, phonographs, color photography, etc.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, tiny chipping at spine head, uncommonly clean and fresh state of the cloth and gilt binding overall, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 8" H x 5 1/2" W.