Chapters on water power; coal, gas and petroleum; steam; gas, petrol and oil engines; generation and transmission of electricity; electric lighting and heating; factory systems; foundry and forge; the electric furnace; refrigeration; soil and crops; railways; electric traction; motor cars; modern ships; flight; wireless telegraphy, including details of how radio works, and Marconi's work on radio; ships of war; photography, including the principles, developments in colour photography, the photography of motion, early cinema technology, slow-motion photography and scientific applications of photography as far as they were understood in 1914. Fully illustrated with photographs, mainly monochrome.
|Dimensions||length 217mm; breadth 147mm; thickness 48mm|
|Country of origin||UK|
|Related people||Edward Cressy (author)|
Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection