Title: How It Works... The Motor Car
Author: Alan W. Wildig
Illustrator: Gerald Witcomb
Year: 1982 (First Edition)
Publisher: Ladybird Books Ltd.
Remarks: 1st revised edition
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "The present day car is a complex piece of machinery involving advanced technology. The basic principles of how it works are not difficult to understand and it is hoped that this book with the aid of its clear illustrations and diagrams will help."
Front pastedown and endpaper depict a colour cutaway diagram of a Ford Escort Mk 3 – indeed, all illustrations featuring a car in this book are of the Escort.
Matt pictorial boards. Spine bumped and lightly rubbed. Incredibly, the corners are straight. Pages are in mint condition. Super-tight binding.
Believed to be a genuine first edition. Unusual Ladybird sticker affixed to rear board (refer to additional image).
Measures 17.5 cm × 11.5 cm (7″ × 4.6″). 12mo. 52 pp.