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Título: Automobiles of the Chrome Age: 1946-1960
Editorial: Harry N. Abrams, U.S.A.
Año de publicación: 2004
Condición del libro: Near Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine
Ejemplar firmado: Inscribed By Author
Edición: First Edition.
269pgs. 180 beautiful color illustrations. Black boards with blindstamped lettering on the front panel. Just a touch of wear at the edges, otherwise as new. top models, providing an illustrated index of technical information as well as text that places the creation of period cars within a context of their time, in a volume that includes depictions of such examples as the Buick Skylark, the Ford Skyliner, Cadillac Eldorado, others. Size: Large 4to. N° de ref. de la librería 025622
Sinopsis: The postwar era marked the emergence of all things American, and in the 1950s, cars led the way. The brilliant colors, pinks, blues, yellows, and reds, soaring tailfins, and grinning, wide-mouthed grilles of the 1953 Buick Skylark, 1957 Ford Skyliner, 1953 Firebird III, and 1959 Cadillac tore up the country's pristine superhighways and dotted the parking lots of new suburban shopping malls. These and many other striking models, which expressed the national optimism and pride of 1950s America, are featured i this elegant volume of images by renowned automobile photographer Michael Furman.
The book contains more than 150 stunning photographs of these motoring icons, many never before published. An informative text and an illustrated index of technical information describe the unique qualities of these spectacular cars, each more imposing in design, size, and power than the preceding models. Furman's technical virtuosity and exacting eye for detail make this unparalleled collection of photographs an eye-popping delight, an invitation for car lovers of all kinds to rediscover an era when the American automobile was king.
Sinopsis: Features more than 150 lavish photographs of top models, providing an illustrated index of technical information as well as text that places the creation of period cars within a context of their time, in a volume that includes depictions of such examples as the Buick Skylark, the Ford Skyliner, Fire
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