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A history of land transportation (New illustrated library of science and invention; vol.7) Fabre, Maurice

A history of land transportation (New illustrated library of science and invention; vol.7) Fabre, Maurice

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a history of
land transportation
by Maurice Fabre
The history of land transportation
ina atory of geniuses, industrialists,
daredevils, and men of great foresight.
It ie the story of the ancient amber
and silk routes, the firet trade and
caravan routes rinding across Europe,
Asia, and Africa; of automobiles,
railroads, subvays, trams, carriages;
of the steam engine, the internal
combustion engine, the diesel
engine ; of the building of bridges
and tunnels and the laying of rails and
higheays. It is the story of man's con-
quest of mountains, deserts, jungles,
and wilderness,
In A History of Land Transpor-
tation, the well-known French writer
Maurice Fabre brilliantly recreates
this vast, exciting panorama of history
and achievement frm the prehistorie
sledge to experimental cars jor the
future ; from Henry Ford to the huge
industrial giants of today ; from the
first "Pufing Bily" to modern
150 miles per hour streamliners.
Over 50 pages of illustrations
almost Aal of which are in superb full
color beautify and elarify the lext :
but Mr. Fabre's erisp, wonderfully
readable prose by itsel makes easily
understandale the Auman technologi
cal achievements involved in the evo-
ution of today's spranling, compler
sytems of land transportation
This is an important ezciting story
brilliantly told and beautifully
llustrated. The development of land