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The Art of the Automobile: The 100 Greatest Cars (Leather Bound)

by Adler, Dennis

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


The Easton Press / Harper Resources. As New with No dust jacket as issued. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. This specific hardback leather bound book is in like new condition with a hard board cover that has sharp edges and corners and has a tight binding. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes for shipment and ship daily with tracking numbers.; "First Easton Press Leather Bound Edition oversize HC in black leather covers with gold titles , gilt page ends and decoration, applied illustration of classic car on front panel, silk ribbon page marker, satin endpages. About the book:Award-winning automotive historian, author, and photographer Dennis Adler takes you on a whirlwind tour through more than a century of automotive history, from the first production motorcar, the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwage, to fabled makes including Hispano-Suiza, Duesenberg, packard, and HudsonMore than 200 stunning color photographs define and detail the remarkable styling and revolutionary mechanical engineering for 100 greatest cars ever built. Adler, in accordance with the world's leading automotive dseigners, collectors, and authorities, picks the top ten cars of all time--breathtaking cars that have become the motoring icons of the twentieth century.The Art of the Automobile reveals not only the makes and models that have left an indelible mark on the motoring world, but why and how these specific cars have become so important to the history of the automobile itself. For anyone whose pulse quickens at the sound of a Ferrari V-12, or whose heart races at the sight of a glorious 1930s Duesenberg, here, truly, is the essential car book of the century." ; 1 x 9.25 x 12; 237 pages .


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