1978. Item #16034
Berkebile, Don H. Carriage Terminology: An historical dictionary. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press 1978. 487p, over 1000 entries and many ills. ** This invaluable dictionary gathers together "all of the known carriage types of the Western world...and [gives] the derivation of the terms, if known, and the history and characteristics of the vehicles to which the terms are applied." Includes William Felton's 1796 Glossary and a long bibliography. A cornerstone of any carriage book collection. Heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. [Attingham].