Buses, Trolleys and Trams - Chas S. DunbarLondon: Paul Hamlyn, 1967, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed with an untidy triangular crease, and tear, to the head of the upper panel at the join. Dust wrapper a little faded and marked, more so to the spine. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Previous owners' gift inscription to the title page. Pages lightly age-tanned, more heavily so at the margins.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Colour frontispiece; More than 200 photographs and engravings collected from all over the world include rare and historical pictures of the Duke of Wellington riding in 'Mr Gurney's new steam carriage', Stephenson's New York-Harlaem railcar, Shillibeer's bus, Casebolt's balloon car, and London buses working at Ypres. There are 24 pages of lively colour with pictures of buses, trams and streetcars from Paris, London, Cairo, San Francisco, Dubrovnik, Munich and Rome, and a selection of magnificent lithographs of early English trams.