New York: Munn and Co, 1909. Wraps. Good. Item #016165
Color illustrated wraps. Folio. Front cover depicts a race between an automobile in the foreground and an airplane (biplane). Photos and illustrations throughout. Title page with photos of automobile curiosities, including an ice cream wagon, its use in transporting an airplane, an automobile balloon ascension with a Stoddard-Dayton car as a basket, etc. Articles look at the commercial truck versus the horse, tires, the two cycle motor, how to convert a horse buggy into a car, and a two page photo spread of various automobiles for 1909. GOOD condition. All edges reinforced with clear tape by previous owner. General toning, some soiling and creasing to the covers, with a few longish tears at the fore edges, some slightly affecting interior fore edge margins. Minor chipping to the rear cover. Tape repair to the edge of one page in the interior.
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