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Project Gutenberg yesterday reseased an e-book version of T.W.H. Crosland's classic work of transportation related children's literature, The Motor Car Dumpy Book. First published in 1904, Crosland's 95 page book is a humorous look at the growing fad of automobile ownership. In 1903 there were only 8 motor vehicles registered in Great Britain (according to the Dept. of Environment, Transport and the Regions' Vehicle licensing statistics, 1997) and early motor cars were often the subject of ridicule and satire.
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