Wonderful Inventions from the Mariner's Compass to the Electric Telegraph Cable: New Edition, Revised and Corrected, with Additions, Bringing Down the Subjects to the Present Time - John TimbsLondon: George Routledge & Sons, 1882, Hardback [Full Leather].
Condition: Poor. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding, leather frayed at the spines with one compartment near detached at the tail. Private book plate to the pastedown. Gift inscription to the first blank. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
Contains: Black & white drawings; Diagrams; Frontispiece; All edges marbled;