Story of the Roads 1927 Cyril Hughes Hartmann SIGNED History of roads in England/Great Britain transportation King's Highway, Thomas Telford


Title: The Story of the Roads

Author: Cyril Hughes Hartmann / [Introduction by Alfred Hacking]

Description: Inscribed by author on front free endpaper. First edition. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Uneven fading to front cover; head of spine pushed. Foxing to pages (particularly next to illustrations) and some light soiling, else generally clean. 12 illustrations on plates, including frontispiece. Index. xx, 193, [1] pages.

A history of British roads and their administration by Cyril Hughes Hartmann (1896-1967), a British literary scholar and historian. Covers the development of roads, beginning with the Roman era up through the introduction of motor cars. Introduction by Lt.-Col. Alfred Hacking, D.S.O., M.C., who served as the general secretary of the Motor Legislation Committee in the 1920s.

[I] The Early History of Roads.
[II] Roads under the Tudors.
[III] Roads under the Stuarts.
[IV] The Eighteenth Century.
[V]The Age of Telford and Macadam.
[VI] The Calamity of Railways.
[VII The Coming of the Motor Car.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons Ltd.
Place: London
Year: 1927

Keywords: United Kingdom, King's Highway, Great Britain, England, Thomas Telford, John Loudon McAdam, John Loudon Macadam,

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