An album of rare and early photographs of the 1894 Paris-Rouen 'Le Petit Journal' Concours, "the first competitive motor race",

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An album of rare and early photographs of the 1894 Paris-Rouen 'Le Petit Journal' Concours, "the first competitive motor race",

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,800
An album of rare and early photographs of the 1894 Paris-Rouen 'Le Petit Journal' Concours, "the first competitive motor race",
blue Rexine hard covers, small 4to, with title page (detached) in French listing entrants for the 'Voitures Sans Chevaux' (Horseless Carriages) event on 22nd July 1894 and organised by the publishers of Le Petit Journal, containing 19 monochrome 4¼ x 6½ inch photographs by R.Girard, pasted on card leaves and depicting entrants with their steam and petrol pioneer vehicles including Gautier–Wehrle, Panhard & Levassor, Peugeot, de Bourmont, Serpollet, de Montais, and others, many images faded and several with formatting outlines, some pages loose.

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  • Please note that the photographs contained within this album are sold without copyright.
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An album of rare and early photographs of the 1894 Paris-Rouen 'Le Petit Journal' Concours, "the first competitive motor race",
An album of rare and early photographs of the 1894 Paris-Rouen 'Le Petit Journal' Concours, "the first competitive motor race",
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