Spine bumped. Wear and nicks on DJ with losses to spine, front and back cover. DJ now attached to back cover ; B&W Photographs & Illustrations; 10 x 7.5 x 0.9"; 353 pages. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: From Veteran to Vintage A History of ...
Editorial: Temple Press Limited
Año de publicación: 1956
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: First Edition.
Descripción London: Temple Press, 1956. First edition. Well illustrated. 4to (10 x 7 1/2 inches), 353-pages, original cloth; headband snagged else good in a poor dustwrapper with loss especially to the rear panel. Nº de ref. del artículo: 14212
Descripción Temple Press Limited:, London, 1956. Hard Cover. Condición: Very Good-. 353 pages, illustrated with b&w photographs. "In order that the factors underlying the nature of these early cars ay become apparent, it shall be our business in Part I to sketch the social, technical and personal background to the first 30 years of motoring and motorcars. The first part is written by Laurence Pomeroy who draws upon his privege of being born into the motor industry in its early days and a lifetime of subsequent experience. Paert II sketches the historic competitive events that made them what they are and Part II records how the products of these events impress the present-day observer." A detailed study. VERY GOOD- HARDCOVER, green covers are worn at the spine edges and corners on book, internally in fine condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 026187
Descripción London Temple Press Limited, 1956. Condición: Wie neu. Book description: A book dealing with the technical and economics of the motorcar and motoring during the first 30 years of it's existence, the great competitive events of 1896 to 1914, and comparing by the experiences of today, the development of the car both absolutely and in relationship to the circumstances in which it was conceived and the cars against which it was ranged. xiv plus 353 pages profusely illustrated with B&W images. Book condition: Heavy fishmoth damage to the boards. Head and heel of the spine are bumped. Stain to top corner of text block running through to page v. Otherwise tightly bound and in good condition. Jacket condition: Price clipped. 0.5" loss to the head of the spine. 1" loss to the heel. Some open and closed tears around the edges. Spine is slightly faded. First Edition Good Dark Green/Blue Boards Quarto Hard Cover; First Edition Good ++ Sprache: Deutsch. Nº de ref. del artículo: 37749
Descripción Temple Press London 1956, 1956. 1st edition hardback with dust jacket Nice copy large octavo 353pp., frontis., b/w pls., index, 'Puts the maturing of the motor car into context, from a rich-mans toy to the workhorse of the modern world within two decades. There are many excellent period photos in this book and finally 25 cars of the era are described in great depth in both text and illustration to give a real understanding of that wonderful period of the Motor in its infancy'. Nº de ref. del artículo: 133809
Descripción Temple Press. London. 1956., 1956. Condición: Very Good/no dust jacket. First edition. Dark, sturdy cloth binding, gilt lettering on the spine. Photographs, Graphs. Part 1: Birth and Transfiguration. Part 11: The Historical Factors. Part 111: The Mechanical Product. Motorcars are listed starting with a 1895 4-h.p. Lutzmann, up to 1914, with a 'Prince Henry' Vauxhall. Specifications and full details of the cars and their history, plus a photograph. Light foxing on the first and last few pages and a couple of pages inside, otherwise internally very clean and sound. The binding has surface and edge wear. The spine is worn and the gilt dulled. Chalk surface paper has been used so the book is heavy, weighing around 1200 grs. Very Good/no dust jacket 353 pages. Nº de ref. del artículo: P3327