The Motor Manual (9th edition) 1907.


Author: The Motor
Date of Publication: 1907

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A practical handbook dealing with the principles of working, construction and management of petrol cars, with chapters on ignition systems, transmission gearing, pneumatic tyres etc etc.

1. General principle of the single-cylinder motor four-stroke “cycle” – two-stroke motor – carburetters – properties of petrol
2. Electric ignition – accumulators – coils – sparking plugs – contact makers ……
3. General principles of car construction – two, three, four and six-cylinder engine systems – water cooling – radiators – pumps – change-speed gears ….
4. How to select a car ……
5. How to drive – changing the gear – manipulation of brakes …….
6. Practical hints on adjustments and repairs …..
7. Technical terms and units – useful tables ….
8. The motor vehicle and the law – identification marks ….

Very early hardback, green boards with illustration to front, advertising on rear. Some marking to front cover, otherwise intact. Inside is extremely clean for age and features 155 pages including many diagrams and some fascinating advertisements of the period. Some very light marking and tears to end papers.

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 19 × 13 × 2 cm

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