VANDERBILT, William K.
Title: The Log of My Motor 1908-1912
Seller ID: 53116
VANDERBILT, WILLIAM KISSAM Jr. The Log of My Motor 1908-1912, New York, self-published, 1912. Quarto, private edition of unspecified number, pp. xix, 333, halftone photo plates, original cranberry cloth boards with gilt lettering and rules to spine, gilt littering and blind-stamped image of a driver in a car on front, fillets to front, top edge gilt. The author, an heir to the Vanderbilt fortune and a fanatical enthusiast of automobiles, was one of the pioneers of motorized touring and racing. A follow-up to 1908 book of similar title, his book is scarce, especially in excellent condition. Condition of this book: Near fine with light wear at spine ends, faint foxing to the fore edge and preliminary leaves.