Motor Cars and the Application of Mechanical Power to Road Vehicles
This early, extensively illustrated works was originally published in 1902. Contents Include; I. Introduction. II. Animal Power Carriages. III. Spring-Motor Carriages. IV. Carriages Propelled by the Wind. V. The early attempts to apply Steam Power to Road Vehicles. VI. The Steam Carriage Boom 1821-1840. VII. The Application of Compressed Air. VIII. Steam Carriages 1858-1881. IX. Electric Carriages. X. The Modern Revival. XI. The Petrol Motor. XII. Petrol Carriages of To-Day-British. XIII. Petrol Carriages of To-Day -Continental and American. XIV. Motor Cycles. XV. Modern Steam and Electric Carriages. XVI. Motor Wagons and Vans. XVII. Gearing, Brakes, Tyres, Horse-Power. XVIII. Conclusion........... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.