by GILSON, James W.
(AUTOMOBILE TRAVEL - SOUTHERN STATES) GILSON, James W. WAY DOWN SOUTH IN DIXIE. (Racine, Wisconsin?): Mitchell-Lewis Motor Company, 1911. Oblonf 8vo. Illustrtaed wrappers. 39 pages. First edition. Rare Southern auto travel item with only two copies recorded on OCLC - State Historical Society of Iowa, Library, and Knox College. "Logging the 1910 Glidden Tour Route with the Mitchell Ranger Automobile piloted by Frank X. Zirbies." A promotioanl pamphlet published for the Mitchell-Lewis Motor Comp tp poomote their new Mitchell Ranger Car. "Starting from Cincinnati in a February blizzard the Mitchell Ranger Car successfully surveyed the route of 1910 A.A.A. reliability contest traversing Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois and finishing at Chicago a distance of approximAtely three thousand miles." Illustrated with many half-tone photographs in-text of the trip and adventures, trials and sites along the way. Stamped on back cover "Hearsey-Willis Co. Indianapolis, Ind." Wrapper rubbed, else very good. (Inventory #: 40246)