The Car. The evolution of the Beautiful Machine


Author: Rod Green
Date of Publication: 2012

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Large format. B/w pictorial covers. This book explores every aspect of the development of the automobile from the evolution of the family car to the desire for speed and the need for ‘green’ technology.

Features a fascinating, unique collection of facsimile documents and memorabilia including: Karl Benz’s patent for the first motor car; A blueprint for a Peugeot racing chassis and One of the original design drawings for the E-type Jaguar, most stylish advertising posters ever produced, historic race event programmes, to road reports on important models and detailed technical drawings of groundbreaking mechanical innovations. All ephemera present. Book is in excellent condition, very minor bumping to spine. Contained in a colour pictorial slip-case, in good condition, bar very light speckling in places at bottom.

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Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 30 × 25 × 3 cm