This is the lstandard edition . From the advent of the horseless carriage to the age of the stretch limousine, the Royal Automobile Club has been the "Parliament of Motoring". This book is the centenary history of the Club and combines text based on a wealth of materials and illustrations drawn from many original sources.It does not just cover the work of the institution but makes it the focus of a larger story, one which traces the controversial journey of the car through a hundred years of British life. The story is a portrait of a remarkable and enduring organisation set against the turbulent and colourful hundred year story of motoring in Britain. 432 pages. The boo and it's jacket are in fine condition apart from slight fading on the spine from sunlight.