Franklin

A pictorial history of the automobile, as seen in Motor magazine 1903-1953.

Author/Creator:
Stern, Phillip Van Doren, 1900-
Publication:
New York, Viking Press, 1953.
Format/Description:
Book
256 p. (chiefly illus.) 31 cm.
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Other Title:
Motor
Subjects:
Automobiles -- History.
Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History.
Automobiles -- Pictorial works.
Automobiles -- Equipment and supplies.
Automobiles, racing.
Automobile drivers -- Clothing.
Form/Genre:
Endpapers (Binding)
Printers' devices (Printing)
Pictorial works.
Summary:
Includes a chapter on motoring apparel.
Summary laid in lower pastdown.
Contents:
The automobile before 1903
How our cars got that way
Famous firsts
How the automobile got its name
The ancestry of the present-day American automobiles
The Selden patents
How many of these 1904 cars can you name?
The clothes we wore
The places we went
The troubles we had
The tools we carried
The cars we drove
Oddities
Accessories and gadgets
Trademarks and advertisements
From hotel to motel
Celebrities and their cars
The early tours
Women and automobiles
The automobile in wartime
The passing of the horse
Garages for rich and poor
Wireless and radio in automobiles
The evolution of design
The beginnings of the American automobile
Automobile racing
Sports cars
The cars of the future
Miscellany
Facts and figures.
Notes:
Publisher's device on t.p.
t.p. verso: "Lithographed in U.S.A. by W. S. Konecky Associates."
Contains and index p. 255-256.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Illustrated lining papers.
Athenaeum copy: Rupp Collection.
Athenaeum copy: Stamped on half t.p.: "Received Jan 20 1954, The Athenaeum."
Contributor:
W. S. Konecky Associates. , Lithographer
OCLC:
1267575