THE BOY INVENTORS ELECTRIC HYDOPLANE, #5.
Edition: First edition.
New York: Hurst and Company, (1914). Hardcover first edition - A series probably inspired by the success of the Tom Swift books, this features two young teenage boys, who have already invented many devices before the series even opens - In this volume, "The restless, inventive spirit of Jack Chadwick and the persistent enthusiasm of his cousin, Tom Jesson, once more clamor for a new expression, and this book describes the unique result of their labors and the use to which it is opportunely put." Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates on plain paper by Charles Wrenn.Lists to #3 in the ads at the back of the book. 292 pp plus 22 pp publisher's ads.
Condition: Good overall in light tan cloth with red, white and black illustrations and lettering. Some soiling to the covers, usual toning to the pages, corners slightly bumped, but the binding is tight, hinges unbroken.