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Karl Benz death... automobile pioneer...



Item # 629398

April 5, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1929

* Karl Benz death (1st report)
* German engine designer
* Inventor of 1st automobile ?
* Mercedes-Benz co-founder


Page 25 has a one column heading: "CARL BENZ, 84, DIES; MADE FIRST AUTO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of German engine designer, Karl Benz. He is generally regarded as the inventor of the very 1st automobile powered by a internal combustion engine. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A little irregular along spine, very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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