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The Olympian Cars: The Great American Luxury Automobiles of the Twenties & Thirties

Carson, Richard Burns

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ISBN 10: 0394459806 / ISBN 13: 9780394459806
Published by Knopf, 1976
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Crestview Books (Westerville, OH, U.S.A.)

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Nice older hardback. Moderate edge wear to jacket. Light wear to boards. A little foxing to top inside of jacket. Text is clean, unmarked. (Shelf location: L0) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. Bookseller Inventory # 044973

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Title: The Olympian Cars: The Great American Luxury...

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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The Olympian Cars remains the definitive book telling the story of the great American luxury automobilesof the Twenties and Thirties as it was when first published in 1976. Illustrated with almost 400 period photos of these great cars, the Second Edition photos have been reformatted and rescanned from the original prints using odern digital technology. A number of the photos have been replaced with improved views. A section of color advertisements has been added bringing the book to over 300 pages. Chapters chronicle the story of great cars such as Duesenberg, Cord, Packard, Pierce-Arrow, Lincoln and Cadillac and the people who designed and built them. With a foreword to the Second Edition by the leading writer of automotive history today, Beverly Rae Kimes, this book is a must for enthusiasts of the classic American automobiles.

About the Author:

Richard Burns Carson continues an enthusiasm for the great coachbuilt classic cars that now spans thirty-five years. His personal library of resource material and his contacts with some of the great personalities of the classic era ranks marks Mr. Carson as one of the foremost experts on these cars. A graduate of Harvard University and the University of California atBerkeley (where he studied philosophy), he now divides his tim e between his home in northern Idaho and the San frascisco Bay area.

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