1896 Notes on Motor Carriages
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding
John Henry Knight was an inventor and engineer. He built one of Britain's first petrol-powered motor vehicles. This work, written soon after his first petroleum carriage. To the front board there is a photograph of Knight driving his two-person vehicle.
In the publisher's original binding.
With publisher's adverts to the first and last few pages.
Illustrated throughout, with numerous in-text vignettes and full page illustrations.
Knight was a founder member of the Automobile Association and was politically active in the repeal of the Red Flag Act.
With chapters on the Benz; New Orleans; Decauville; Motor Mfg Co.' Argyll Voiturette; De Dion Voiturette; Serpollet' and Stanley Steam Car makes. There are also discussionss on motor bicycles and tricycles such as Singer, Minerva etc.
In the publisher's original quarter cloth binding, with paper covered boards. Externally, in a very bright condition. Bumping to the extremities. Light rubbing to the head and tail of spine. Light handling marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Occasional handling marks to the page edges. Otherwise, just the odd spot.
Very Good Indeed
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