Publisher: Herbert Osbaldeston Duncan
Cloth, 4to. 582 p, (618 p.). 1200 pages total.
Anecdotal history of automobiles beginning with the origin of the
wheel. Covers ancient roads and vehicles in the near and far east,
Europe and the United States, story of pneumatic tyres, famous pioneers,
world tours and expeditions, sensational motor-car drives and all
the personalities involved. Written by Herbert Duncan with the help
of the pianist Ernest Vavin (to whom the book is dedicated) over
the course of six years this book is well illustrated with photographs
and old cuts. Volume One comprises parts one through eight and volume
two comprises parts nine through nineteen.
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