Originally published in 1903. An intriguing insight into the wonders of early science and invention. Well illustrated chapters include: A Voyage on the Bottom of the Sea – Liquid Air – Telegraphing Without Wires – The Modern Motor Vehicle – X-Ray Photography – Tailless Kites – Story of the Phonograph – The Modern Skyscraper – Through the Air etc. Many of the earliest history books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.