Victorian Inventions, by L de Vries

Victorian Inventions
Leonard de Vries
Translated from the Dutch by Barthold Suermont
First edition

From the back cover: Contemporary views of discoveries both exciting and eccentric including flying machines, electricity, photography, cinematography, X-ray, telephones, typewriters, the Eiffel Tower, Brooklyn and Forth Bridges, underground travel, gas, steam and electric locomotion, and contrivances for life-saving, beauty, health and talking dolls.

Hardback with dust jacket. Very small tear to dust jacket at top of the spine; small spots on the title page. Otherwise in very good condition.

192 pages
B&W illustrations throughout
232 mm x 302 mm (approx. 9 in x 12 in)
1971, John Murray, London


1 in stock

Additional information

Weight 1.4 kg
Dimensions 33 × 25 × 3 cm