London: St Martin's Publishing Co., 1912.
An early book on the engineering and construction of automotive parts, with a special emphasis on metallurgy.
'An account of modern metallurgical science applied to automobile engineering, including detailed descriptions of the principal processes involved in the production and testing of iron and steel, together with a collection of micrographs and charts graphically illustrating the influence of heat treatment on metals.'
The book is well illustrated with photo plates of factory equipment and production, smelting and.
Quarto, bound in original red cloth, photographically illustrated throughout, previous owner's inscription, near fine.
Price (AUD): $265.00 other currencies