Men of Invention and Industry. New and revised edition.
by SMILES, Samuel (1812-1904).
London:: John Murray, 1892., 1892. Sm. 8vo. viii, 390, 8,  pp. Original blind- and gilt-stamped maroon cloth; rubbed, joint loose. Good. "The early chapters relate to the history of a very important branch of British industry–that of Shipbuilding. A later chapter, kindly prepared by Sir Edward J. Harland, of Belfast, relates to the origin and progress of shipbuilding in Ireland. . . .I have also endeavoured to give as accurate an account as possible of the Invention of the Steam-printing Press, and its application to the production of Newspapers and Books." – from the preface.
(Inventory #: SW1659)
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