1877. Item #15517
Various authors. Saddlers, Harness Makers, and Carriage Builders' Gazette. London. Vol. 7, no. 79 (November 1, 1877). Pp. 122-131; 1 folded line plate laid in. Very good paperbound (old vertical crease). ** News, notes, and feature articles on the carriage trade, including the international leather goods exhibition in Berlin, living quarters for coach workmen, "On the Principles to be Observed in Designing Carriages" by G.N. Hooper, improvements in gentlemen's riding saddles, improvements in omnibuses and tram cars, the continuation of a few articles from earlier issues, etc. The large plate shows the "side elevation of a pair-horse Shelburne landau of the present fashion," to accompany the article by G.N. Hooper. A nice copy of a rather scarce trade publication.