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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MOTORCYCLES – TRAGATSCH – WITHOUT PAPER COVER

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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MOTORCYCLES
COMPILED BY DOOR ERWIN TRAGATSCH

MORE THAN 2.500 MARQUES FROM 1894 TO THE PRESENT DAY

Reprint 1985

For the first time, here is an illustrated comprehensive listing of the world’s motorcycle companies and their bikes, from the beginning to the present time. More than 2.500 motorcycle manufacturers from more than 30 nations are listed. In each case, their history is summarized and their products discussed. Thousands of individual machines are noted, and more than 1000 illustrations accompany the entries, including a number of hitherto-unpublished photographs.
All of the early American makes, all the great British classics, the famous Italian machines, the past and present products of the mighty Japanese industry … some of the worlds most unusual motorcycles, and some superb examples of engineering skill.

CONTENTS :
The story of an industry
The pioneer years
The first Wolrd War
The 1920s … the Golden Age
The second World War
The great designers
The classic bikes through the decades
The A-to-Z of the world’s motorcycles
The speed records

The book has been used, but it is in good condition. However the paper cover is missing. Hard cover. 320 pages, English text.

ISBN : 0 600 38477 2

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Vintage Motor Cyclebooks