Army Wheels in Detail - Truck 4x2 Light Utility - Morris 10Hp and Standard 12Hp, by Petr Brojo
Booklet published by Capricorn, 44 pages. Square(ish) booklet - c.22cm by 24cm (N6597PE)
All text in English and Czech
The book is packed full with drawings, schematics, and colour and black and white photographs of the 4x2 Light Utility Truck that was built for the British Army during the Second World War (all explanatory captions are in both English and Czech text). Many of the photographs are close up shots of specific parts of the vehicle(s), and the book would thus be an invaluable reference for anyone interested in this particular model and make.
From the introduction: As of 1943 the War Ministry have consolidated a uniform modular chassis requirement across all services. This consisted of frame fitted with a 14hp and12hp engine for military vehicle bodies of few selected types. Among the first military vehicles produced by the British automobile industry was 10hp Light Utility Vehicle dubbed the "Tilly". It was a small pickup truck that was based on an original 10hp Saloon sedan vehicle. Companies producing same type vehicle were the following: Austin, Hillman and Morris. The Standard Company used their own 12hp chassis design....
Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The covers are clean and bright, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.