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Lot nr:909
Book nr:36065
Author:HOOPER, W. Eden
Title:The motor car in the first decade of the twentieth century. A souvenir and a historical survey of mechanical road locomotion in England from early times to the present day
Town:London / New York
Publisher:Butterworth & Co / Keller-Farmer
Year:1908
Description:4to, illustrated with 92 plates and 15 plates of portraits of pioneers of the modern motoring movement (incl. a portrait of Edward VII in frontispiece, "the first Royal motorist"). All plates with captioned tissue-guards. Some illustrations in colour or in photogravure. Edition limited to 650 copies.
Contemp. red morocco, gilt fillets and dentelle on covers with a central tool, spine with raised bands orn. with gilt rolls, gilt top edge (restored, lower cover and edges of front cover rubbed)
Note:First edition
Price:€300 - €400
Sellingprice:€300
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