The Diesel Odyssey of Clessie Cummins (C. Lyle Cummins)

The Diesel Odyssey of Clessie Cummins (C. Lyle Cummins) soon to be presented for sale on the first-class BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: Wilsonville: Carnot Press, 1998, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Portrait to the frontispiece; Cutaways;

From the cover: Clessie Cummins was the father of the American truck diesel. His inventive genius generated 33 U. S. patents over 56 years. He founded and was president for nineteen years of the diesel engine company bearing his name. Salesman and entrepreneur, he set world speed and endurance records in race cars and trucks. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Society of Automotive Engineers posthumously honored h…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Leans very slightly. Edges of the text block lightly spotted.

Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIII] 399 pages. Index. 9¼” x 6½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Biography catalogue?

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