Text pages lightly browned, otherwise very good, no DJ. 8vo, 331 pages colored frontispiece and 48 b/w plates, red cloth binding. A history of transportation with chapters on sledges, horse-drawn carriages, stagecoaches, the development of roads, the horse-drawn omnibus, railroads, steam carraiges, motor cars, inland water transport, ocean transport, airships, and airplanes.
Good. No Dustjacket. 1931. 333 pages. No dust jacket. Good to fair condition hardback; as expected for age. Boards & pages are presentable. Internal hinge cracking. Loose plate. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing & tanning.
Good. No Dustjacket. 1931. First Edition. 327 pages. No dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt to lightly faded spine. Presentation plate to ffep. Light tanning to text pages, heavier with light foxing to text block and end papers. Frontispiece partially detached. Light rubbing to surfaces, edges and corners of boards and spine.
Good. General wear to boards, gilt lettering to spine, corners and spine ends bumped, content clean with light age toned pages throughout with some spotting to page ends, small owner's name to first blank page, solidly bound, no DJ.
Good. First edition, blue cloth-covered boards, quarter leather, marbled end papers. With a coloured frontispiece, many full-page monochrome illustrations (many from photographs) and several line drawings in run of text. Condition notes: The boards are somewhat knocked and rubbed, but bindings firm and pages clean and unmarked. There is a little foxing to the early pages, and what is probably water damage to the margin of the coloured frontispiece. prize label to front paste down dated 1945. External page edges soiled.
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