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The Book of the Automobile, A Practical Volume Devoted to the History, Construction, Use and Care of Motor Cars and to the Subject of Motoring in America

R. T. Sloss; Robert Thompson Sloss

Published by D. Appleton, New York, 1905
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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Some stains and discolorations to the red cloth covers. Still bright gilt lettering on the spine and on the cover. The front cover has a color illustration of a racing car. The covers are perfectly attached without any cracking, and both the spine and the covers have very good, unworn and unbumped edges. There is a crease down the center of the spine. The book has a slightly musty aroma. xxii, 372 pages, followed by 6 pages of ads. A few pages have slight soiling, else very clean, still crisp, and tightly bound pages. Some pages are still uncut, with some pages having been opened not too carefully, leaving some tears to some margins. Top edge gilt. The book measures about 5-1/2 inches by 8-1/4 inches and is about 1-1/2 inches thick, with many illustrations, both drawn and photographic. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" and 4to Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 15683

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Title: The Book of the Automobile, A Practical ...

Publisher: D. Appleton, New York

Publication Date: 1905

Binding: Decorative Cloth Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Edition.

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