Antique Industrial Design and Mechanical Plan Book With Fold Out Art Illustrations. Encyclopedie Pratique de Mecanique et d'Electricite.


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A rare antique industrial and mechanical plan book dating to the 1920s. It features 14 full colour fold out illustrations which demonstrate the internal working mechanisms and electricty layouts for everyday objects and machines such as train locomotives, planes, cars, telephones and dynamos.

The hard cover edition was published in Paris, France in 1924 by Atlas Quillet and has been titled "Nouvelle Encyclopédie Pratique de mécanique et d'électricité - Légendes des Modèles Démontables". All pages are printed in French.
Each engraved plate has been mounted on heavy card.

11 1/2" Long x 8 1/2" Wide x 1 1/2" Deep (29 cm x 22 cm x 4 cm).

The antique mechanical and industrial book and illustrations are in very good condition with light age marks and wear to the pages.

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