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De Dion Bouton Tricycles 1895 – 1902

De Dion Bouton - The Tricycle Book - 1895-1902. The MSMT have been delighted to support in recent times, two books about the early years of De Dion Bouton manufactured vehicles, and hard on the heels of these successes, the author Dr Michael Edwards has been hard at work writing another book, this time about De Dion Bouton-powered Tricycles and Quadcycles dating between 1895 and 1902. The book is in the advanced stages of research, and is due to be published in the Spring of 2019. It promises to include much never previously seen photographs and colour images. The MSMT - Trustees...

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National Motor Museum’s Reference Library

The National Motor Museum’s Reference Library is widely recognized as one of the largest resources of its type anywhere in the world. Its holdings cover motor-cars, motorcycles, commercial vehicles and horse-drawn carriage literature dating from the 1880s onwards. The type of material held is wide and varied and includes approximately 13,000 books, 31,000 workshop manuals and handbooks, 9,000 event programmes, 2,400 auction catalogues, around 100,000 manufacturers’ sales brochures and 88,000 periodicals. Mainly in English, the collection includes a number of foreign language publications. The Museum’s Motoring Archive holds 100,000 items including original documents relating to land speed records, personalities and company records. Researchers...

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Aspects of Motoring History 14 – a new supported book is now available

The Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust is delighted to announce that the Fourteenth Edition of "Aspects of Motoring History" (referred to as "Aspects") has been published by the Society of Automotive Historians in Britain ("SAHB"). "Aspects" 14 is the eighth edition of this publication to be supported by the Trust. It is free to members of the SAHB and a limited number of copies are available directly from the SAHB. There is a link to the SAHB website elsewhere on this site - see "Links" "Aspects" is an annual publication. As its name suggests, it comprises a selection of articles written by SAHB...

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