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The Romance of Modern Invention


OF MODERN MECHANISM”“THE ROMANCE OF MODERN
ENGINEERING”&c. &c.
WITH TWENTY-FIVE ILLUSTRATIONS
LONDONSEELEY AND CO. LIMITED38 GREAT
RUSSELL STREET1907
Preface
The object of this book is to set before young people in a bright
and interesting way, and without the use of technical language,
accounts of some of the latest phases of modern invention; and
also to introduce them to recent discoveries of which the full
development is yet to be witnessed.
The author gratefully acknowledges the help given him as regards
both literary matter and illustrations by:—Mr. Cuthbert Hall (the
Marconi Wireless Telegraphy Co.); Mr. William Sugg; Mr. Hans
Knudsen; Mr. F. C. B. Cole; Mr. E. J. Ryves; Mr. Anton Pollak; the
Telautograph Co.; the Parsons Steam Turbine Co.; the Monotype
Co.; the Biograph Co.; the Locomobile Co.; the Speedwell Motor
Co.
September 1902.
Contents
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