PRIMEIRA CORRIDA NA AMÉRICA DO SUL
Place Published: São Paulo
Publisher: Empresa das Artes Projetos e Edições Artísticas Ltda
Date Published: 1988
Book Id: 69193
b/w and sepia plates, ports., facs., bibl., bio., pict. d.j. on wrps.
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.