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Publisher Comments:

Trailer Travel showcases the rich visual history of America?s enduring fascination with life on the road. Beautifully reproduced color and black-and-white images culled from public archives and the private collections of passionate trailerites vividly document the travel trailer?s storied past. This engaging volume offers a look at motor-camping trips in the early 1900s, the unparalleled innovations in trailer design during the thirties, rare and unique trailer models and interiors, and an extensive array of bold and graphic promotional material, literature, and postcards that illustrate the undeniable attraction of living on wheels. Trailer Travel is the perfect book for the fan of the open road and the fervent collector of trailer ephemera.

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This compendium of images—advertisements, brochures, home photos, postcards, logos—is remarkably evocative for anyone who ever experienced trailer travel in bygone days, currently travels that way, or harbors any sort of romantic affection for the lure of the road or for the vintage vehicles designed for motor camping. Coverage encompasses about the first half of the 20th century. The three authors provide a small amount of text and some captions; otherwise, the images speak for themselves in this attractively produced book. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Trailer Travel showcases the rich visual history of America s enduring fascination with life on the road. Beautifully reproduced color and black-and-white images culled from public archives and the private collections of passionate trailerites vividly document the travel trailer s storied past.

This engaging volume offers a look at motor-camping trips in the early 1900s, the unparalleled innovations in trailer design during the thirties, rare and unique trailer models and interiors, and an extensive array of bold and graphic promotional material, literature, and postcards that illustrate the undeniable attraction of living on wheels. Trailer Travel is the perfect book for the fan of the open road and the fervent collector of trailer ephemera.

Synopsis:

With linen postcards of trailer camps and auto courts, campy family photos, and ads dating back to the 1920s, "Trailer Travel" is the perfect complement to a new TV documentary on the colorful history of America's fascination with life on the road. 150 photos in color and b&w.

About the Author

Documentary filmmaker Phil Noyes is a producer of the popular PBS series California's Gold. He has completed a documentary about the history of the RV in America that will air beginning in Spring 2002.

Bryan Burkhart is the coauthor and designer of Airstream: The History of the Land Yacht.

Allisson Arieff is the senior editor of the architecture magazine, dwell, and the co-author of Prefab. Arieff has edited several books on art and popular culture, including Airstream: A History of the Land Yacht, Hatch Show Print: The History of a Great American Poster Shop, and Homemade Esthetics: Observations on Art & Taste by Clement Greenberg.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586851576
Author:
Burkhart, Bryan
Author:
Noyes, Phil
Author:
Arieff, Allison
Author:
Burkhart, Bryan
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
Location:
Salt Lake City
Subject:
History
Subject:
Motor Sports
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Recreational vehicle living
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Recreational vehicle living -- United States.
Subject:
Photography-Anthologies and History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 157).
Series Volume:
no. 02-10-027
Publication Date:
July 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.98x9.76x.56 in. 1.59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Trailer Travel showcases the rich visual history of America s enduring fascination with life on the road. Beautifully reproduced color and black-and-white images culled from public archives and the private collections of passionate trailerites vividly document the travel trailer s storied past.

This engaging volume offers a look at motor-camping trips in the early 1900s, the unparalleled innovations in trailer design during the thirties, rare and unique trailer models and interiors, and an extensive array of bold and graphic promotional material, literature, and postcards that illustrate the undeniable attraction of living on wheels. Trailer Travel is the perfect book for the fan of the open road and the fervent collector of trailer ephemera.

"Synopsis" by , With linen postcards of trailer camps and auto courts, campy family photos, and ads dating back to the 1920s, "Trailer Travel" is the perfect complement to a new TV documentary on the colorful history of America's fascination with life on the road. 150 photos in color and b&w.
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