Omnibuses and Cabs – their Origin & History
H.C. Moore, reprint of 1901 publication, hardback, green cloth, dust wrapper, 282pp, 31 illustrations
12 chapters devoted to omnibuses, from their origins in Paris in 1662. 2 chapters devoted to the rise and fall of Shillibeer. Other topics: the steam omnibus, the equirotal omnibus, Thomas Tilling, London General Omnibus Company, London Road Car Company, an electric omnibus, the well- conducted conductor and the ill-conducted conductor, fat and thin passengers, skid-men, ticket systems, the “corridor ’bus”, “Jumpers”, “Spots”, pirate omnibuses – their history and tricks, etc.