FREESTON, Charles L.
Title: Motoring on the Continent
Seller ID: 52049
FREESTON, CHARLES L. Motoring on the Continent, Cheltenham: Ed. J. Burrow & Co., no date (1920s). 12mo, priority unknown to me, pp. [iv], 132, xxxviii (ads), folding map of best routes in Switzerland, blue cloth boards illustrated with touring scene on upper panel, halftone photos, maps. Tipped in is a love note dated 1912, apropos of nothing whatsoever in this book, which is a post-World War I guide for the adventurous British driver, with this kind of advice on Italy: "No words can describe the height, length, and density of the dust-cloud that follows in the wake of a car on certain roads." On Spain: "Anyone who goes south of Madrid will sooner or later encounter trouble." Condition of this book: Boards darkening, spine ends rubbed. Leaves clean and tight, with foxing at front endpages, images fine.