Online Catalogue last updated 25th of June 2012
This invaluable book, reprinted from a rare original catalogue, advertises the commercial carts, wagons, vans and drays built by a prosperous wagon and carriage works in Bristol, England at the turn of the 20th century. Proudly displaying the royal seal, and boasting they were "Contractors to Her Majesty's Government," the Bristol Wagon & Carriage Works built and sold vehicles customized for many different occupations and tradespeople: farmers, dairymen, bakers, butchers, wine merchant, cabinet makers, coal merchant and more.
Each of these ingeniously designed vehicles is rendered in a finely detailed line drawing, and is accompanied by descriptive copy that points to its many special features. Designers, collectors and enthusiasts of the history of transportation will find these wonderful drawings-there are over 270-a delight to peruse and study.
Code No. 010118, 178 pages, ISBN 048628123X, $24.50