Cars of the Fabulous µ50s: A Decade of High Style and Good Times

James M Flammang

ISBN 10: 078530939X / ISBN 13: 9780785309390
Published by Publications International, Lincolnwood, IL, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cars of the Fabulous 50s: A Decade of High Style and Good Times by James M Flammang. Published by Publications International, Lincolnwood, IL, 1995. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Folio. Condition: Fine in Good DJ. 416 Pgs. ISBN 078530939X. LCCN 95-69021. 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. Description text copyright 2011 BooksForComfort. Item ID 24690. Bookseller Inventory # 24690

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Title: Cars of the Fabulous 50s: A Decade of High ...

Publisher: Publications International, Lincolnwood, IL

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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Enjoy a colorful look back at the cars and the culture that made the 1950s memorable with this comprehensive, year-by-year account. All the popular American makes, from AMC to Willys, pass in review once again in more than 1600 photographs—most in full color. Cars of the Fabulous ‘50s: A Decade of High Style and Good Times embraces more than just the flamboyant automobiles of the period. It also includes:

- Introductions at the start of each chapter that relate the events and economic conditions that prevailed at the time

- Reproductions of 1950s auto ads

- Photographs of 1950s Main Street, USA

- Photographs of popular celebrities posing with their favorite contemporary cars

All this and more makes Cars of the Fabulous 50s: A Decade of High Style and Good Times a valuable and entertaining historical reference for any library.

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