Friday, June 22, 2012

My Friend The Chauffeur

Published by the A.L. Burt Company (New York) in 1905, it's interesting to see the automobile beginning to gain enough acceptance to be the subject of a novel.  It was co-written by the British novelist Alice Muriel Williamson and her husband Charles Norris Williamson.  They jointly authored a number of novels, many about the early days of motoring.   The book was made into a silent movie by the Germans in 1926.  The book begins:

Another excerpt:

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