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CARS OF THE FABULOUS 50's : A Decade of High Style and Good Times

Flammang, James M.

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ISBN 10: 078534375X / ISBN 13: 9780785343752
Published by Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2002
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Easton Press 2002 - 416 pages including Index - Bound in rich BLACK full leather - extensive gilt decoration on spine and front board with full-color insert - aeg - archival quality paper - GOLDEN TAN MOIRE SILK end papers and GOLDEN TAN SATIN ribbon book mark - NO BOOKPLATE - NO SIGN OF PRIOR OWNERSHIP - small scuff to gilt fore edge, else flawless - "This luxurious volume takes you back to the memorable cars and culture of the 1950s, with a comprehensive, year-by-year account. All of the popular American makes are featured in more than 1,600 photographs. From gleaming chrome to flamboyant tail fins, relive one of the most colorful eras in American automotive history." Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005499

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Title: CARS OF THE FABULOUS 50's : A Decade of High...

Publisher: Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: None As Issued

Edition: Collector's Edition.

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Get ready for a beauty pageant of 1950s glamour autos: finny luxury cars, two-seated sports cars, family-friendly station wagons, and spunky compacts. All the car makes and models we know today are included, plus plenty of long-lost favorites like DeSoto, Edsel, Hudson, Nash, Packard, Studebaker, and others.

¥ More than 1,600 photos and illustrations, most in full-color
¥ Year-by-year overviews of major news and cultural events
¥ Annual timelines that track important product and personnel developments from the automakers
¥ Period advertising and archival photos

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