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1 Dion- Bouton, Carte Routiere De France De Dion Bouton Speciale Pour Automobiles
Louis Theveny 1898 Fine Octavo 
Set of four linen-backed maps, covering the four quadrants of France. This very early collection of four dissected linen backed automobile maps covering the whole of France, were produced by Louis Theuveny and the De Dion-Bouton bicycle and automobile manufacturer at end of the 19th century. (Dion Bouton was a founder of the first French automobile club in 1895. Each map is topographical, and measures 24 x 28 inches. Later editions of these maps feature a decorative cartouche and illustrations of automobiles. De Dion-Bouton was the largest carmaker in the world at the time, and their roadmaps served as a very popular accessory to the privileged few who owned automobiles. Complete with original boards-and-cloth slipcase with its paper label depicting a bicyclist (before it was changed to an automobilist). Chromolithographed by Erhard Freres, Paris. Inked initials in upper right corner of pocket. Scarce. 005907 
Price: 300.00 USD
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2 Sward, Keith The Legend of Henry Ford.
Norwalk The Easton Press 1989 "Collector's Edition" Hardcover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Full black leather with gilt design and titles, ribbon marker, four raised spine bands, silk moire endpapers. All edges gilt--gilt is a bit scratched on side and bottom edges. Former owner bookplate attached to front paste-down endpaper. x + 501ages. Includes a foreword by G. R. Funkhouser, a color frontis. portrait of Ford, and an index. 007749 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Vennekamp, Johannes; Brandstatter, Horst; Salomon, Peter PS Hero. 50 Auto-Bilder Von Johannes Vennekamp
Frankfort am Main Eichborn AG 2002 First Edition Wrappers Fine Small 4to Vennekamp 
Wraps, a fine copy. Each illustration is faced by a German text. 006792 
Price: 15.00 USD
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