Synopses & Reviews
This classic guide to motoring still has the power to capture the imagination of motorists everywhere. Reproduced with original photographs, it is both a nostalgic snapshot of a vanished world and a joyful celebration of our motoring heritage. 'This is the thrilling tale of the trials of the motor-car pioneers; of the men who made the dream of 'motoring for the million' come true; of racing motorists and record-breaking; of amazing accidents and escapes; of the tanks during the War; of the spread of motor crime and Scotland Yard's answer; of bootlegging and smuggling by car; of exploring by car; of great car journeys round the world and across Africa; of dirt-track racing; of a day in the Morris motor works; of road tests; of the romance of petrol; and of the work of the Automobile Association. The final chapter foretells developments of the near future.'
The romance of the motor car from the earliest experiences up 1933 when this books was written. It includes the trials of the pioneers of motoring, and their long battle against the prejudices of a horse-drawn world; it describes the adventures of some of the brave men and women who have blazed the trail of the motor-car across road-less wastes and through almost unknown lands.The Romance of Motoring is the first title in The Fast Set, a collectible series of beautifully reproduced, classic motor books. Few subjects garner more passionate aficionados than classic cars, and this book is a tribute to the Age of Speed. With wonderful period cover, this is a complete facsimile of the original edition, much prized by collectors.