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John Henry Knight
1896 Notes on Motor Carriages First Ed John Henry Knight
Hazell, Watson and Viney, 1896. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! Notes on Motor Carriages John Henry Knight 1896 Hazell, Watson and Viney : London 7.5" by 5" 84, [2]pp SUMMARY A smart, first edition copy of this scarce study on motor carriages by John Henry Knight. First Edition,Publishers' Original Binding Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 15.99 EU Postage: £ 13.99 European Postage: £ 14.99 Asia Postage: £ 18.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 19.99 DESCRIPTION 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. CONDITION 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. In … [Click Below for Full Description]
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