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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles

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Synopsis:

This chunky format, retro-feel encyclopedia reviews 150 of the most incredible cars in motoring history from the earliest to experiments for the future. Each automobile is illustrated and accompanied by informative text, a colorful quote, and a specifications box. Distributed generously throughout the book are delightful photographic spreads showing cars that are typical of their era. The chapters trace the story from the first steam-powered vehicles and the Ford Model T, to favorites such as the James Bond amphibian car, the holder of the supersonic land speed record, and right up to the latest Air car, which has been hailed as the true car of tomorrow.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756649807
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Subject:
Automotive - History
Author:
DK Publishing
Author:
Chapman, Giles
Subject:
Automotive - General
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
6.70x8.30x1.10 in. 2.25 lbs.

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Transportation » Automotive » General
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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles
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Product details 360 pages DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - English 9780756649807 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This chunky format, retro-feel encyclopedia reviews 150 of the most incredible cars in motoring history from the earliest to experiments for the future. Each automobile is illustrated and accompanied by informative text, a colorful quote, and a specifications box. Distributed generously throughout the book are delightful photographic spreads showing cars that are typical of their era. The chapters trace the story from the first steam-powered vehicles and the Ford Model T, to favorites such as the James Bond amphibian car, the holder of the supersonic land speed record, and right up to the latest Air car, which has been hailed as the true car of tomorrow.
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