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DOUGLAS MOTORCYCLE THE BEST TWIN – 1981 EDITION

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DOUGLAS MOTORCYCLE THE BEST TWIN
WRITTEN BY JEFF CLEW

Revised and enlarged edition 1981

This is the definitive history of this famous Bristol-built marque. The founder, William Douglas was a foundyman with the foresight to see a great future for the motor cycle and took up the development of the then unconventional horizontally opposed twin cylinder engine which was to become a world beater.

CONTENTS :
1. The struggle for recognition
2. A change in fortunes
3. The fortunes of war
4. Into the roaring twenties
5. The model EW and its successors
6. Dirt-track racing
7. Difficult times
8. At war again
9. Renewed hopes
10. Grand finale
11. The Douglas Vespa
12. Stationary engines
13. Industrial trucks
14. Electric road vehicles
15. Aircraft engines
16. Motor cars
17. A picture Gallery
Appendices :
1. List of Douglas Patents
2. Engine symbols : 1921-38
3. Gearbox symbols : 1919-37
4. Frame symbols : 1921-36
5. Sidecar chassis symbols : 1926-35
6. The London Douglas Motor Cycle Club

The book is used, but it is in a good condition, hard cover, 250 pages, English text.

ISBN : 0 85439 299 3

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