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Carriage, Coach & Buggy Catalog Collection on CD

Originally a coach was a large, usually closed, four-wheeled carriage with two or more horses harnessed as a team, controlled by a coachman. It typically had doors in the sides, with a front and a back seat inside and, for the driver, a small, usually elevated seat in front.
Gathered together for the first time, a collection of 21 (Twenty-one) hard to find carriage and coach design and build books and catalogs. This CD offers thousands of pages of information, and hundreds upon hundreds of vintage woodcut illustrations of carriages, wagons, buggies and sleighs. These books cover hundreds of models, each unique to its own particular manufacturer, plus catalogs jam packed with all manner of carriage parts, wheels, trimmings, hardware, lamps, soft tops, paint, etc.
This collection is sure to delight carriage and coach buffs and provides a one stop resource for carriage and wagon restoration. Any question about Carriages or Coaches is sure to be answered in this one of a kind collection.
:: 1859 Old Jim Avery's Own Farrier & Recipe Book
:: 1870 - The Carriage Maker's and Painter's Guide
:: 1878 - The Murphy A, B, C, System of Carriage Painting
:: 1881 - A Practical Treatise on Coach-building , historical and descriptive containing full information on the various trades and processes involved, with hints on the proper keeping of carriages, &c.
:: 1883 The Complete Carriage & Wagon Painter
:: 1889 - Wholesale price list by Northwestern Sleigh Co.
:: 1889 - Price list by New Haven Wheel Co.
:: 1890 - The Buggy from Glengarry - fine grade vehicles manufactured by the Munro & McIntosh Carriage Co., Limited, Alexandria, Ontario, Canada.
:: 1891 - American Carriage Directory
:: 1894 - Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Carriage Hardware drop forgings, bolts, nuts, etc.
:: 1899 - The Complete Carriage and Wagon Painter a concise compendium of the art of painting carriages, wagons and sleighs, embracing full directions in all the various branches, including lettering, scrolling, ornamenting, striping, varnishing and coloring with numerous recipes for mixing colors
:: 1903 - Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting a treatise on the painting of carriages, wagons and sleighs, embracing full and explicit directions for executing all kinds of work : including painting factory work, lettering, scrolling, ornamenting, varnishing, etc. : with many tested recipes and formulas
:: 1903 - American Carriage and Wagon and Accessory Trades Directory including manufacturers and dealers in automobiles.
:: 1904 - How to Paint Wagons
:: 1904 - Modern Blacksmithing , rational horse shoeing and wagon making with rules, tables, recipes, etc.
:: 1907 - Catalogue no. 2. by J. M. Eilers & Co. Saddlery hardware, horse and stable goods, whips and carriage trimmings.
:: 1909 - Carriage Builders Catalogue by Watertown Carriage Co. (Watertown, N.Y.)
:: 1909 - Moyer Designer Builder , high grade carriages by H. A. Moyer Carriages
:: 1910 - Illustrated and descriptive catalog of saddlery , carriage and sleigh trimmings, general store supplies by James Bailey Company
:: 1911 - Carriage Painting a series of practical treatises on the painting of carriages and wagons
:: 1912 - Practical problems for vehicle draftsmen and mechanics
:: 1912 - Annual Catalogue and Style Book by Ohio Carriage Mfg. Co.
A collection of "The New York Coachmakers Magazine". This rare collection of magazines, starting with mid 1869 and ending with early 1871, provides a rare glimpde into early carriage design and construction methods. The magazine features numerous literary articles as well as those directly related to the craft of coach and wagon making - cartoons, humorous sketches, and prices lists of materials. PLUS Full Page plates of carriages, coaches and buggies, perfect for printing and framing!


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