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The Olympian Cars: The Great American Luxury Automobiles of the Twenties and Thirties, 2nd Edition

Carson, Richard Burns

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ISBN 10: 1890676020 / ISBN 13: 9781890676025
Published by Beavers Pond Pr, 1998
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**MISSING DJ** Page 195/196 has been neatly removed, but has taped back into place. Otherwise, the book shows some general light wear/rubbing to edges/corners of covers, inside the pages are clean, the binding is sound. *p4. Bookseller Inventory # 1609200003

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

Publisher: Beavers Pond Pr

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Acceptable

Edition: 2nd.

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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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