2009. Item #14240
Wheeling, Ken, ed. World on Wheels 1: Studies in the Manufacture, History, Use, Conservation, and Restoration of Horse-Drawn Vehicles. Lexington, KY: Carriage Association of America 2009. 96p, many ills. New paperbound, printed in a small edition. ** The first volume in this fine series prints five papers that were given at the first international symposium on carriages (sponsored by the CAA and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in 2008). They discuss the development of coachmaking, state coaches in the Lisbon collection, the 18th-century London carriage trade, the manufacture of Brewster carriages, and coaches and wagons of the American West. Now out of print and no longer available from the CAA, but we are maintaining the original price. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.