Motor Vehicles and Motors


Author: W Worby Beaumont
Date of Publication: 1902

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Their design, construction and working by steam, oil and electricity. Second edition revised hardback 1902.

An early work on the considerable number of cars and car engines and their various systems of design already in existence. Worby Beaumont was a joint editor of The Engineer and a leading and inventive experimental engineer and judge at exhibitions of engines. He was an effective advocate for the removal or restrictions on motor cars. So we have him to thank for our mobility and busy roads. He was a founding member of the Institute of Automobile Engineers and a consulting engineer to Rolls Royce.

This is a beautiful book in good condition. Outside maroon boards good with only minor marking, scoring and bumping to corners. Slight scuffs to top edge . Inside again very good with very tight binding, some intermittent light foxing to pages in places but otherwise bright and clean. Copperplate gift inscription from 1945 to Lt Commander J D R Davies RN, HMS Vernon, Portsmouth. Contains a number of detailed large fold out illustrations throughout. 640 pages. Full content in supplementary images.

A rare opportunity to own an early classic book which will grace any library.

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Weight 2.8 kg
Dimensions 28 × 21 × 6 cm