The Royal Engineers Journal Volume IX January to June 1909
Chatham: Royal Engineers Institute 1909. First Edition. vi,,496 pages. 3/4 leather over pebbled cloth. Raised spine bands with 6 compartments. Leather is worn at the extremities especially the corners with some scuffing of the leather. Binding sound. An interesting 6 months of the Journal with articles on Aeroplanes (A short account of some of the present-day aeroplanes and motors for aeronautical purposes by Beatty and Martin), electric traction on railways, french and english methods of field telegraphy, manufacture and use of hand grenades, main underground telegraph system of Great Britain, Penetration of a Rifle bullet into snow, skerries wireless telephone, and others. An interesting period in engineering history, here presented as it happened. Very Good. Hard Cover.