2000. Item #15163
Green, Susan, project director. Two-Wheeled Vehicles for Equine. Lexington, KY: Carriage Museum of America 2000. 342p, many line ills. Very good paperbound (new, but light shelfwear). ** Collection of primary sources from American trade journals such as The Hub and Carriage Monthly on many varieties of over 100 two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicles. Descriptions, drawings, and ads for chaises, curricles, gigs, village carts, sulkies, governess carts, cabs, commercial vehicles, and more, chiefly ca. 1855-1900. With an index of related patents, and a chapter on the suspension of two-wheeled vehicles. Lots of information is here! (In print at $55.00).