Birmingham: J.&E. Wright Ltd / D.Pl Taylor & Co (Printers), 1896. First Edition. Large octavo (23cm). Cloth-covered boards, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; 92,pp; illus. Cloth lifting slightly on front and rear boards, else a tight, Near Fine copy, free of markings or significant wear.
Essentially a trade catalog for the firm of John & Edwin Wright, proprietors of the "Universe Works" at Birmingham. Illustrated throughout with both halftone text-illustrations and unusual (in this context) colored lithographic plates demonstrating the design and use of the product; includes Index and 10-pp price list. The author was the Managing Director of the company.