THE BOYS' BOOK OF MODERN MARVELS. C. J. L. CLARKE, Clark.

THE BOYS' BOOK OF MODERN MARVELS

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1912). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Publisher's decorative cloth in original printed dust-jacket. DJ has a few closed tears, some moderate some rubbing, edgewear, toning. A bit of chipping at spine tips. Despite flaws, solidly very good example of a scarce jacket. Book near fine. Sounds and clean throughout with slight lean and touches shelf-wear to extremites. Together, uncommonly handsome and compete. Near fine / very good. Item #15682

"A survey of the most striking [...] mechanical triumphs of the modern world" for "[A]ny wide-awake boy." Details electricity, printing, engineering, skyscrapers, dams and bridges, engines, lighthouses, and the like - all geared to the young reader. 227pp. with more than 100 illustrations from photographs. A charming and informative production. Uncommon titled, especially so in jacket.

Price: $150.00

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