Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Historical Society, November, 1972. Illustrated with photographs and drawings.
Octavo, pictorial tan wrappers. Front wrapper with small tear at top, else fine.
The issue is a compilation of articles about the "horseless carriage" and automobile crossings of the continent. The first one is titled "The Horseless Carriage. Some Early Automobile Records" by Henry McLaren Brown and tells of the first automobile driven by L.L. Whitman to cross the San Marcos Pass to Santa Barbara in 1901. Also talked about are the stories "Coast to Coast in 73 days, 1903" trip that Whitman and E.I. Hammond of Riverside, California, made in 1903, and "Across America in a Franklin, 1906" .