We were recently introduced to editor Tom Jackson’s gorgeous newly released coffee table book, “Engineering: An Illustrated History From Ancient Craft to Modern Technology”, published by Shelter Harbor Press (

This latest, and seventh, edition in the Ponderable series that covers illustrated histories of Mathematics, the Universe, Philosophy, The Bjrain, The Elements and Physics in its first six volumes, celebrates 100 achievements by engineers in genetics, construction, electronics and spacecraft that changed, elevated and advanced humankind. Each of the 100 achievements is beautifully illustrated and nicely explained in everyday language for readers of all ages. You’ll want to add Engineering to your Christmas gift list – it’s an amazing compilation that will have you appreciate the inventions that have changed society, our daily lives and the world.

Engineering: An Illustrated History From Ancient Craft to Modern Technology, edited by Tom Jackson – Gotta Love It!