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Willys Knight: Sleeve-Valve Motor, Model 88-Four by The Willys-Overland Company

Willys Knight: Sleeve-Valve Motor, Model 88-Four

by The Willys-Overland Company

First edition. 11" x 8 1/2" color, pictorial. stiff wrappers, n. p. (16 pp.), illustrated throughout from photographs and drawings, with some in color, double column. The color pictorial wrappers is from a painting by Guernsey Moore. Priced at $1285, the Willys Knight automobiles are referred to here as the "Aristocrats of Motordom." The sleeve-valve motor is said to improve with use, be more powerful, more flexible, quiet and economical. Included are cut-away views of the motor and some technical details. Most striking are full-color views of the double page Willys-Knight 88-Four Seven Passenger Touring Car priced at $1285.00, the Seven Passenger Touring Sedan, and the Seven Passenger Limousine. [WorldCat cites one holding of the service manual for this car, but not this showroom booklet]. Covers lightly used else a near fine copy.

Inventory Number: 43951

$375.00