Fire Engines from Around the World

By: Wallington, Neil

Price: $18.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


128 pages. Sun fading and a little rubbing to front cover. Excellent condition internally. This encyclopedic A-Z of international firefighting equipment is the definitive guide to fire engines and fire-engine manufacturers worldwide. It includes more than 165 contemporary and defunct manufacturers, all of whom have produced innovative and specialist fire-fighting equipment that has contributed to the development, design and engineering of the contemporary fire engine. Each manufacturer's company history, innovations and specialist equipment are listed. Over 375 black and white and colour photographs provide a visual history of the fire engines manufactured including pumpers, aerial ladders, engines, and specialist rescue tenders. Technical specifications are included for a ground-breaking fire engine produced by each manufacturer. All the well-known makes are included such as AEC, Alexander Perries, American LaFrance, Australian Fire Company, Baribbi, Buffalo, Cedes, Crown, Dennis, Ferrara, Ford, Hackney, Hino, Metz, Plastisol, Volkan, and ZIL. Fire engines are some of the most impressive, enterprising, and sophisticated vehicles invented and built by mankind since the beginning of time. This definitive collection is perfect for both the new enthusiast, and for the experienced tranport historian, providing not a detailed technical sourcebook, but also an amazing visual catalogue of the world's best and finest machines. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Automobiles & Vehicles; ISBN: 184476219X. ISBN/EAN: 9781844762194. Inventory No: 19070037. Paperback

Title: Fire Engines from Around the World

Author: Wallington, Neil

Categories: Automobiles & Vehicles,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: London, Southwater: 2008

ISBN Number: 184476219X

ISBN Number 13: 9781844762194

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

kg: 0.68 kg

Seller ID: 19070037

Keywords: BZDB5 Automobiles & Vehicles; Fire Engines from Around the World Paperback,