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Kennedy, Rankin. The Book of the Motor Car. A Comprehensive and Authoritative Guide to the Care, Management, maintenance, and Construction of the Motor Car and Motor Cycle. 3 volume set, complete. , London. Caxton. Presumed 1st edition.

No date, c.1913. Hardback. Small 4to volumes, 25.5x19 cms. Pp.; Vol 1, ix,216.; Vol 2, ix,213; Vol 3, ix,222. Each volume with a coloured sectioned model on the front paste-down, with fold out pieces. The 3 volimes have respectively 8, 8, and 7 photo plates and 266, 266, and 249 text illustrations. Publishers red cloth, with titles and decoration on spines and front covers in black. Clean and unmarked throughout, with the models bright, and having no damage. Very slight age tan to edges. Bindings in robust condition. Bumps to some corners, mainly at top fronts. A Good solid set. Heavy, as 3 volumes, and will require postage to be adjusted to net cost. . - .##. - With illustrations of early cars and motor cycles, as well as of engines, etc, with hundreds of details. The model sections at the front of the volumes are of a Wolseley car chassis, a water cooled engine, and the "Blic" magneto. - .##. - We specialise in History of Transport, Engineering and Technology.. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 8800 )  £ 48.00

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