DISCOVERING HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLES


DISCOVERING HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLES

D. J. SMITH    Book Number: 85812    Product format: Paperback

Recalling the efforts of magnificent Shire horses and humble but hard-working Cobs or 'Vanners', this book is an evocation of state and civic dignity. Our super Shire handbook will assist the identification of different vehicles and describes their purpose, history, working parts and the materials used. There are superb line art examples throughout of the Coachee from North America, the fringe-top Surrey, a showman's living van from the 1890s, a rare one-horse version of the black Maria, ambulances, milk delivery vans and floats, dog carts, omnibuses, stage coaches, posting chariots, postchaise from circa 1795 and all the developments of suspension, brakes and scotches, draught gear and more. 176pp illus softback.
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ISBN 9780747802082
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