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Classic scooters 1945-1970

Author: Mick Walker
Publisher: Ramsbury : Crowood, 2008.
Series: Crowood motoclassics series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The motor scooter, so familiar a sight on the streets of cities throughout the world, can trace its ancestry back to the early years of the twentieth century, but it really came into its own after the Second World War. In Italy the Piaggio company launched the Vespa that quickly became a byword for quick, cheap and chic urban personal transport. The Lambretta soon followed, along with dozens of rival scooters from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mick Walker
ISBN: 9781861269676 1861269676
OCLC Number: 174131235
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Crowood motoclassics series
Responsibility: Mick Walker.

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Upon it's launch, the Vespa quickly became a byword for quick, cheap and chic urban transport. The Lambretta followed, along with dozens of rival scooters from manufacturers all over Europe, North  Read more...

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