The American Blacksmith Co: Buffalo, NY. Item #97-9673
8 misc. issues 1907-1913. Illustr, 12 x 9, pict stapled wraps, pagination varies. Usual defects such as pencil notes, covr corners lacking, spines splitting with one cover detached, another cover torn and missing small pieces, moderately soiled, staples rusty, some issues missing pages, loose/detached pages, scattered staining, mostly complete. In addition to informative articles relating to blacksmithing "The Hoof of the Horse," "The Blacksmith of Central Africa," there are also articles on automobile repair and a monthly column "The Automobile Repairman." Some of these articles: "The Care, Repair and Operation of the Automobile (with Special Reference to Overland Cars)," "Broken and Bent Crank Shafts, and How to Repair Them" by J.N. Bagley and two by Charles E. Duryea "How to Build a Motor Buggy" and "Automobile Repairing." Most of the ads are blacksmith related (both Goodyear and Firestone advertise carriage tires for horses), The American Blacksmith Company is selling several automotive repair books, an ad for Olds Gas Power (R.E. Olds of Lansing, Mich.) and one for the Mead Cycle Company. The group is sold as is - no returns. Scarce periodical.