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The Book of the AJS by W C Haycraft - 1929 2nd Edition - Vintage Reference Book

The Book of the AJS by W C Haycraft - 1929 2nd Edition - Vintage Reference Book

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This hardbacked book was published as part of the Motor-Cyclist's Library by Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd of London. It was written by W C Haycraft and is a second edition published in 1929. The Book of the AJS is A Complete Guide for Owners and Prospective Purchasers of AJS Motor-Cycles. The Frontispiece is a wonderful photograph of the AJS Erecting Shop, Showing Truck System; mass production in the 1920s.

Contents Include:

Preface
Preface to First Edition
The AJS Series
Licences, Equipment and Insurance
Driving
How the Engine Works
Overhauling
Faults: Their Location and Remedy
Running Costs and Touring
Buying and Selling an Old Mount
Legal Notes
Appendix: Table of Gradients, Lighting Up Table, Road Mileages etc.
List of AJS Agents and Service
Index
Type of Cover: Hardback. Sleeve/Jacket is missing

Measurements: 4.75 x 7.25 inches (122 x 182 mm)

No of Pages: 182 plus additional pages with period advertisements.

Condition: The book has some marks on the cover and on some of the pages. There is a piece torn out from the corner of the cover and there are the usual marks on a well thumbed and read book. This was printed in 1929.