- A RARE OFFICIAL GERMAN RACE GUIDE FOR THE 1904 GORDON BENNETT RACE,
Bonhams | 04-Nov-2016 | London to Brighton Run Sale, Veteran Motor Cars and Related Automobilia | Venue : London, New Bond Street
Category : Automobilia
Lot No. : 3
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published by Gustav Braunbeck of Munich, maroon cloth hard-backed covers, titled 'Offizieller Fuhrer zum Gordon Bennett Rennen 17 Juni 1904', 258 numbered pages in German, French and English text, an official guide to the event held at the Homburg Circuit in Germany on 17th June 1904, featuring illustrations with a 4-section gatefold of the course gradients and fold out colour map of the area to the rear, a report on the 1903 event in Ireland, the earlier French and British Eliminating Trials, listing of the cars and drivers including Richard-Brasier, Mors, Napier, Wolseley, Mercedes, Opel-Darracq, Pipe and Lancia, three advertisement sections printed in green, red and blue, to rear, 8vo, some light wear to covers and faded spine partially detached, one early page and pages 51-58 loose.