Derry, T.K., & Williams, Trevor I.
A short history of technology from the earliest times to A.D.1900.
Oxford, Clarendon Press 1960.
8vo. xviii + 782pp, 353 text ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. James Stirling’s copy.
First edition of this excellent summary account of advances in all aspects of technology since the earliest times (although it is amusing to note that technology at the Clarendon Press was not sufficiently advanced to enable the authors to illustrate their book with photo plates).