AUTO-CARS. CARS, TRAMCARS, AND SMALL CARS.; Translated from the French by Lucien Serrallier. With preface by Baron De Zuylen De Nyevelt. D. Farman.
AUTO-CARS. CARS, TRAMCARS, AND SMALL CARS.; Translated from the French by Lucien Serrallier. With preface by Baron De Zuylen De Nyevelt.
AUTO-CARS. CARS, TRAMCARS, AND SMALL CARS.; Translated from the French by Lucien Serrallier. With preface by Baron De Zuylen De Nyevelt.
AUTO-CARS. CARS, TRAMCARS, AND SMALL CARS.; Translated from the French by Lucien Serrallier. With preface by Baron De Zuylen De Nyevelt.

AUTO-CARS. CARS, TRAMCARS, AND SMALL CARS.; Translated from the French by Lucien Serrallier. With preface by Baron De Zuylen De Nyevelt.

London: Whittaker & Co. 2 White Hart Street, Paternoster Square, E.C. and 66 Fifth Avenue, New York, 1896. First edition. 19 cm. [v], vi-ix, [1], 241pp., 48pp. publisher's catalog. 112 illustrations. Red cloth with gilt stamping, spine faded. Dick Farman was the youngest of the Farman brothers. Henry and Maurice were involved in car racing and then aviation. Their Goliath would be the first international passenger airplane. Dick who was an engineer would run the office of the Farman Company. The company produced a number of automobiles but none were commercially successful, they had better luck with their airplanes and were successful until the French government nationalized the aviation industry. This copy bears the stamp of Thomas A. Watson, Thomas Edison's assistant. It is not surprising his interest in this book as it is one of the earliest on motorized transportation and technically detailed. Item #64943

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