British Lorries Of The 1950s

September 19, 2017|
British Lorries Of The 1950s by Malcolm Bobbitt
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British commercial vehicle manufacturers played a key role in bolstering Britain''s economy throughout the 1950s, especially during the period of postwar austerity, a time when they contributed to the all-important export drive.

British lorries were the workhorses of the world, and performed a wide range of tasks from goods delivery to heavy haulage. This highly visual study of British lorries of the 1950s captures, in 120 illustrations, the vital but often understated duties that were reliably conducted 365 days a year.

Vintage black and white, and color photography include evocative publicity material, and pictures from the preservation and heritage scene. The comprehensive text reveals much about the marques that were household names, along with information about Britain''s road haulage and commercial motor industries.
Malcolm Bobbitthas been fascinated by the motor car since buying an Austin 7 before he was old enough to drive! After a career in the electricity industry, Malcolm is now a writer who chooses mainly to write about motoring history. Malcolm lives in England''s beautiful Lake District. He is a prolific and diverse author, with numerous a...
Title:British Lorries Of The 1950s
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 7.5 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 7.5 X 0.25 in
Published:September 19, 2017
Publisher:Veloce Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781787111134

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