JACK COLLERTON'S ENGINE. Young Captains of Industry, #2.
Edition: First edition.
Boston: Little Brown, (1910). Hardcover first edition - The hard-to-find second book in the "Young Captains of Industry" series written for older boys by this engineer, professor, and author, who was also President of Drexler Institute. "Jack Collerton goes abroad to enter his father's airship engine in an English contest. A rival company, with unscrupulous methods, is a competitor in the same contest. Jack's engine is stolen and he has an exciting time in England and on the continent in his attempts to recover it." Illustrated with a frontispiece and seven inserted glossy plates by H. Burgess. Tissue guard at frontispiece. 285 pp plus 2 pp of ads (just the first 2 books in this series listed in the ad) .
Condition: Fair condition only (front endpaper roughtly torn out, rubbing to the covers, corners bumped)