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Title:Motoring on the Continent
Item ID:RE00-52049
Publisher:Ed. J. Burrow, Cheltenham
Binding:Hardcover (Printed Boards)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
Ed. J. Burrow, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated

FREESTON, CHARLES L. Motoring on the Continent, Cheltenham: Ed. J. Burrow & Co., no date (1920s). 12mo, priority unknown to me, pp. [iv], 132, xxxviii (ads), folding map of best routes in Switzerland, blue cloth boards illustrated with touring scene on upper panel, halftone photos, maps. Tipped in is a love note dated 1912, apropos of nothing whatsoever in this book, which is a post-World War I guide for the adventurous British driver, with this kind of advice on Italy: "No words can describe the height, length, and density of the dust-cloud that follows in the wake of a car on certain roads." On Spain: "Anyone who goes south of Madrid will sooner or later encounter trouble." Condition of this book: Boards darkening, spine ends rubbed. Leaves clean and tight, with foxing at front endpages, images fine. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 1920s; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52049.
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