FLYWHEEL: MEMORIES OF THE OPEN ROAD.

By: Swallow, Tom and Pill, Arthur H.

Price: $25.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated, 8vo (8 1/4" H). Colour drawings/sketches throughout, pictorial endpapers. "(A) facsimile reproduction of a unique collection of Motoring Magazines produced during World War 2 in a Prisoner of War camp in Mulhberg, Germany. Each edition was drawn and scripted by hand and circulated around the camp for the members to read and pass on. The first being produced in May 1944 and the last in March 1945,(they describe) motoring adventures before the war, road tests of motor cars and motorcycles, features on the quest for the 'Ideal Motor Car', a speculative edition featuring the 1944 Motor Show, motoring advertisements, editorial comment and even a letters page. The illustrations and text were produced largely from memory using whatever raw materials the staff could lay their hands on, employing considerable ingenuity in the face of adversity." Minor soiling on top of textblock, slight waviness to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top of spine, small closed tear at top of rear flap-fold, slight rubbing to publisher name on spine, slight browning to spine.

Title: FLYWHEEL: MEMORIES OF THE OPEN ROAD.

Author Name: Swallow, Tom and Pill, Arthur H.

Categories: Military - POWs & Escapers, Military - World War II, Transportation,

Publisher: Exeter, Webb & Bower/Michael Joseph: 1987

ISBN Number: 0863501516

ISBN Number 13: 9780863501517

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 16574

Keywords: World War II, Prisoners of War, POWs, Magazines, Motoring, Cars, Road Tests, Motorcycles, Mulhberg, Germany, Flywheel.,