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Horse Drawn Carriages 32 Historic Books on CD

Horse Drawn Carriages 32 Historic Books on CD
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Throughout much of transportation history, the horse drawn carriage was the preferred mode of civilized travel. This collection of 32 books explores the history and evolution of horse drawn carriages over several centuries. In addition to the fascinating histories shared in some of the volumes, this collection also offers a wide array of of richly illustrated catalogs from horse drawn carriage manufacturers.

All the titles contained on this CD are listed below.

  1. Modern carriages (1905) - Gilbey, Walter, Sir - 188 pages
  2. Omnibuses and cabs : their origin and history (1902) - Moore, Henry Charles - 307 pages
  3. Early carriages and roads (1903) - Gilbey, Walter, Sir - 154 pages
  4. The history of coaches (1877) - Thrupp, George Athelstane - 214 pages
  5. The Book of carriages; or, A short account of modes of conveyance, from the earliest periods to the present time (1853) - 232 pages
  6. Mr. John E. Atkins' carriages, harnesses, horses, and stable outfit (1899) - 19 pages
  7. Cursory remarks on the subject of wheel carriages (1817) - Cook, John coach builder - 66 pages
  8. An essay on wheel carriages : containing a concise view of their origin, and a description of the variety now in use, with comparative observations on the safety of those upon two and four wheels, and remarks on the dangerous construction of the present stage coaches : to which are added, observations on the mechanical power and operation of wheels, &c. &c. (1828) - Fuller, T - 116 pages
  9. Carriages and coaches : their history and their evolution, fully illustrated with reproductions from old prints, contemporary drawings and photographs (1912) - Straus, Ralph - 387 pages
  10. The world on wheels; or, Carriages, with their historical associations from the earliest to the present time, including a selection from the American centennial exhibition (1878) - Stratton, Ezra M. - 504 pages
  11. The Scioto Buggy Co., wholesale manufacturers for the trade (1890) - 32 pages
  12. Racing and pleasure vehicles : catalog no. 6, showing a complete line of vehicles suitable for all speeding and driving purposes (1910) - 69 pages
  13. Brighton and its coaches; (1894) - Blew, William Charles Arlington - 434 pages
  14. Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications relating to carriages and other vehicles for common roads. A.D. 1625-1866 (1880) - 1332 pages
  15. A treatise on carriages : comprehending coaches, chariots, phaetons, curricles, whiskies, &c. : together with their proper harness, in which the fair prices of every article are accurately stated Volume 1 (1796) - Felton, William; Debrett, John - 325 pages
  16. A treatise on carriages : comprehending coaches, chariots, phaetons, curricles, whiskies, &c. : together with their proper harness, in which the fair prices of every article are accurately stated Volume 2 (1796) - Felton, William; Debrett, John - 421 pages
  17. An essay on the construction of wheel-carriages, as they affect both the roads and the horses : with suggestions relating to the principles on which tolls ought to be imposed, and a few remarks on the formation of roads (1820) - Fry, Joseph Storrs - 156 pages
  18. Catalogue [missing pages 43-62] (1900) - Henry Hooker & Co - 44 pages
  19. Catalogue of the McLaughlin Carriage Co., Oshawa, Ont. (1900) - 135 pages
  20. The buggy from Glengarry : fine grade vehicles manufactured by the Munro & McIntosh Carriage Co., Limited, Alexandria, Ontario, Canada. -- (1890) - 136 pages
  21. Annual catalogue and style book (1912) - Ohio Carriage Mfg. Co. - 180 pages
  22. Eighteenth annual clearance sale of seasonable carriages at treamendous reductions from ordinary prices (1900) - Henderson Bros - 20 pages
  23. Wholesale price list (1889) - Northwestern Carriage Co - 94 pages
  24. Coaches and coaching (1800) - Hunt, Leigh - 80 pages
  25. The Kingston Vehicle Co., Limited : manufacturers of "Frontenac" buggies, spring wagons and phaetons (1897) - 78 pages
  26. No. 16 : light vans and business carts (1900) - J. and C. Cooper - 60 pages
  27. A practical treatise on coach-building, historical and descriptive : containing full information on the various trades and processes involved, with hints on the proper keeping of carriages, &c. (1881) - Burgess, James W - 252 pages
  28. Carriages, sleighs, harness (1890) - E.A. Richmond Carriage Co - 6 pages
  29. The celebrated rice coil spring (1889) - T.T. Haydock Carriage Co - 28 pages
  30. Driving (1903) - Ware, Francis M - 456 pages
  31. Carriage builders catalogue (1909) - Watertown Carriage Co. - 86 pages
  32. Catalogue and net price list (1915) - Goshen Buggy Top Co - 156 pages

Here is a some images taken from a small number of the books in this collection:

This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. Many books on this CD are searchable and printable.

   

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