Excerpt from Our Wonderful Progress, the World's Triumphant Knowledge and Works: A Vast Treasury and Compendium of the Achievements of Man and the Works of Nature
This is the Industrial Age, the age of triumphant knowledge. Follow the records of mankind down through all the centuries, scrutinize the achievements of the race, and more and more conspicuous becomes the fact that in no other period of the world have such marvelous advances in material and industrial progress been made. Within the last decade we have seen a dozen inventions and discoveries, any one of which would be sufficient to illuminate a whole century of the Middle Ages.
World's Triumphant Knowledge and Works is an excellent addition to your vintage history of the world collection or home library.
World's Triumphant Knowledge and Works is in good vintage condition for its age with no rips or tears. Note the staining on the cover and spotting on some pages as shown in the photos. Please use pictures as a guide. Have any questions or need more photos, ask.
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