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For Sale: The Book of the Motor - three volumes Rankin Kennedy, C. E Published by Caxton Publishing Company, London

Date added: 07/06/2019 19:00:33

  • Category: Books
  • Price: £30.00

Acceptable to Good condition: This set of 3 vintage books (undated, early 1900s) is a must read for vintage motor engineering enthusiasts. The books have red cloth board covers with black embossed decoration. Spines faded and red cloth discoloured and slightly soiled. The books are intact with the pages undamaged and minimal creasing. There is no pencil lining or highlighting of text. No missing pages. Volume I - 213 pages - Chapter titles: Elementary; Cylinders, Valves, Cranks and Pistons; Hydrodynamics; Carburettors; Ignition Apparatus; Electric Lighting of the Motor Car - eight plates plus numerous line drawings - fold-out sectional coloured drawing of 15hp Wolseley chassis components on front pastedown Volume II - 213 pages - Chapter titles: Cooling the Cylinders and Internal Lubrication; Clutches and Brakes; Change Speed Gears; Motor Cycles and Cycle Cars; New Engines - eight plates plus numerous line drawings - fold-out coloured sectional drawing of the Precision Water Cooled 3 HP engine on front pastedown .Volume III - 216 pages - Chapter titles: Motor Starting; Motor Car Wheels and Springs, Tyres and Accessories; Motor Car Repairs; Engine Faults and Their Remedies; Overhauling and Tuning Up a Car; Driving the Car; Electrical Cars; The New Car; Oils and Fuel; Chassis Construction - eight plates and numerous line drawings - annotated colour illustration of the Bosch Magneto in front pastedown. Size: 200mm x 260mm. 30 which includes 6.49 delivery. John. Downham Market. PE38 9

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