Motor Age Volume 5

Motor Age Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...is paid by all memroers old and new. THE AUTOMOBILE HAND BOOK The preparation of this book has had the conscientious attention of its author, Charles E. Duryea, during such hours as he could spare from a very exacting business within the last year, and is now approaching the point where it can be placed in the hands of the printer. Its usefulness will be apparent to every reader and a free copy will be given to each member of the organization. It will be a plainly written, terse, snappy and useful little volume of hints and helps for all persons who use automobiles and other motor vehicles. It explains, in plain words, the power used in driving motor vehicles; the nature and uses of gasoline and the causes and remedies of common motor troubles. It reviews in a brief practical way the various reasons and remedies to be considered at times when the carriage ' won't go.' In brief, while not aspiring to the dignity and bulk of ' exhaustive ' treatise, this little book will contain essential and important information in handy form and will be welcomed by every reader who is not already an expert in the knowledge and experience of automobiling. GOOD ROADS The league will shortly send out a little book on macadam roads, a practical illustrated hand book giving a digest of the best information obtainable on the subject of road making under the macadam system. It has seventy-two pages and seventy-two illustrations. There are five chapters carefully covering the following subjects: History and description of macadam roads, grades, drainage, making the macadam surface, and maintenance of macadam roads. It contains the meat and pith of the best information gathered from the experience of the best European and American road makers. It tells what a macadam...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 714 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,252g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236507827
  • 9781236507822