Lot 288 of 438:
A lively account of a car journey through Cuba  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$156
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
El Toro: A Motor Car Story of Interior Cuba
Author:
Estep, E. Ralph
Place:
Detroit
Publisher:
Packard Motor Car Company
Date:
1909
Description:

107 pp. 14 photographic plates, 9 photographic vignettes and 9 vignette drawings. (8vo), 19.2x13.1 cm (7¾x5¼"), original brown cloth spine and pictorial brown paper boards. First edition.  

A lively account of a foursome's journey through Cuba in a 1908 Packard, on roads that were more like paths. Extensively illustrated with photographs by apparently one of the four, though credit is not given to a photographer, which is a pity. Scarce in the trade.  

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Edges slightly rubbed; lower board soiled; very good.
 
Item number:
291708
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