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BADMINTON LIBRARY – MOTORS AND MOTOR-DRIVING 1904

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BADMINTON LIBRARY – MOTORS AND MOTOR-DRIVING 1904
GESCHREVEN DOOR SIR ALFRED C. HARMSWORTH, BART.

1904 third edition

Note to the third edition :
This edition has been revised throughout and illustrations of the latest types of cars have replaced some of those used in former editions. Chapters on ‘Motor-Cars for Men of Moderate Means’ and the ‘The Gordon Bennett Race of 1903’ have been included, and the full text of the new Motor Laws is given. The latest mechanical and ignition devices are described and illustrated, and the whole work has been brought up to date.

INHOUD :
1. A short history of the motor-car
2. The utility of motor vehicles
3. The choice of a motor
4. Dress for motoring
5. Motor-cars and health
6. The motor stable and its management
7. The petrol engine
8. Ignition in petrol engines
9. The caprices of the petrol motor
10. The petrol car : Transmission – Frames, suspension, axles, wheels, steering gear and brakes
11. Tyres
12. Steam cars
13. Electric cars
14. Motor cycles
15. Motor-driving
16. The charms of driving in motors
17. Roads
18. Motor-cars and horses
19. Reminiscences
20. Some points of law affecting the owners of motor vehicles
21. Automobile clubs
22. Motor cars for men of moderate means
23. The Gordon-Bennett race of 1903
Appendix :
Races and trials
The Motor Laws as they exist
Glossary of terms in automobilism in English, French and German

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