"Carriages Without Horses Shall Go" , Being a Reprint of a Paper on Horseless Road Locomotion Read before Section G of The British Association, Liverpool, September 23, 1896.; To which is added, remarks on the future of horseless road locomotion, notes on the new enactment, the Locomotives on Highways Act, 1896, evolution in modes of travel, the "Engineer" competition 1897, the Local Government Board regulations, and other matter.
London: Whittaker & Co., 1896. First edition. Ex-library. Hardcover. Item #17291
xvi,131,(1)pp. 8vo. Frontispiece and 40 illustrations on 30 plates of horseless carriages. Recent quarter leather, gilt spine titles, cloth sides, marbled endpapers. Ex-library copy with stamp and number on the title page; general soil throughout, esp. the title, and a few closed marginal tears (no loss). Scarce. The first books on the automobile appeared in English in 1896; this is one of them.
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