Men & Machines – D Napier & Son – Wilson, Reader

In ‘Men & Machines’ you will read about the highly interesting history of the Napier engineering firm of David Napier and successively his son James. 150 years of inventions and excellence in designing production machines, from 1896 motorcars and finally advanced aero-engines. A marvelous story, very well written, in which the reader is transported through space and time. A story about pioneers in the heroic age!
This book is in near FINE, excellent, condition. A frim and crisp text bloc and clean pages. Inscription on the title page with the name of a renowned Dutch person in motoring circles (J.C. Korthals-Altes). The dust-jacket is excellent too, front and rear have full colours, the spine has been bleached a bit. Some scuffing, no tears, a little crease near the top of the spine. The dust jacket is now protected by a high quality Brodart polyester film archival jacket cover. Please study the many photos of the actual book carefully, they form part of the description. “Enjoy the Ride!”


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Title: Men & Machines D Napier & Son 1808 – 1958
Authors: C.H. Wilson & W.J. Reader
Language: English (GB)
Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson Ltd London
Year: 1958, first edition
Pages: 187
Cover: hardcover
Condition: Near FINE, excellent
Dust jacket: YES, very good to excellent, protected in a clear Brodart sleeve
weight: 740 gr.
Size: 25.6 x 16.4 x 2.6 cm.

Additional information

Weight 0.75 kg
Dimensions 25.6 × 16.4 × 2.6 cm


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