218 B&W ill. Good+, wraps (softcover) 101pp. First published in 1948. "Being a Collection of Two Hundred and Eighteen Pictures showing One Hundred and Eighty-Three American Vehicles (and parts thereof) all reproduced from fashion plates of the builders or from little-known original photographs."
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book 4to hardbound. 101pp. Illus. Index of Illustrations. Originally published in 1948, this reprint not dated. Excellent material! Lower cover corners slightly bumped, else fine in dj with 2.5" tear closed & otherwise minor wear.
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, has several tears and dampstaining at corners. List of illustrations. A short description and photos or engravings of 183 early American horse-drawn vehicles, from phaetons to surreys with fringe on top to racing sulkies. Ev; 4to 11"-13" tall; 101 pages.
Fine in very good(+) jacket. Filled with 400 black and white illustrations. 99 pages, small slim 4to, grey boards, dust wrapper (wrapper has a few scrapes on back panel). New York: Bonanza, no date. A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. "Being a collection of 218 pictures showing 183 American vehicles (and parts thereof) all reproduced from fashion plates of the builders or from little-know original photographs"
It really is too bad this book went out of print. It is one of the best books on wagons and other horse drawn vehicles. It is not so much on how to build but it offers a nice range of wagons to help with choosing what you may want to build or to help identify what a pile of rust metal could have been. There is a wide variety of vehicles from carts, cutters and sleighs to stage coaches and heavy wagons.
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