23 FEBRUARY 1895, Page 24

Engineers and their Triumphs. By F. M. Holmes. (Partridge and

Co.)—Mr. Holmes's book, written in a very pleasant and lively style, tells the story of great engineering achievements in, four sections. These four are The Locomotive," "The Steam- ship," "Bridge Building," "Tunnel Making." It is crowded, we need hardly say, from beginning to end with interesting facts.