São Paulo: Empresa das Artes Projetos e Edições Artísticas Ltda, 1988. b/w and sepia plates, ports., facs., bibl., bio., pict. d.j. on wrps. Item #69193
Fine illustrated history of the early automobile, roads, and race in Brazil. The first car was importanted in the late 19th century and by 1908 there was almost 300. The road between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo was a favorite route. In late 1908 race was run with 5 divisions (Circuito de Itapecerica). Many old photographs. NUMBERED EDITION OF 3000.