Automobilia



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After the Car

After the Car

DENNIS K
It is difficult to imagine a world without the car, and yet that is exactly what Dennis and Urry set out to do in this provocative new book. They argue that the days of the car are numbered: powerful forces around the world are undermining the car system and will usher in a new transport system sometime in the next few decades. Specifically, the book examines how several major processes are shaping the future of how we travel, including: global...

$45.00




All American Truck Stops An Illustrated History

All American Truck Stops An Illustrated History

KUDLEMEYER, GUY
From the first "Mom & Pop" stops to the truck stops built by oil companies, to today's travel plazas and turnpike stations, this is the first in-depth history of America's truck stops as they departed from the gas station and expanded with the Interstate system and prosperity in America. The huge variety of truck stops across America are well documented through vintage black and white and color photographs, as well as vintage advertising and...

$70.00




American Diner

American Diner

WITZEL, MICHAEL
Americans love to eat and nothing could be finer than eating breakfast, lunch, or dinner in an American diner! Here is the story of that tasty American original, from the early days of Walter Scott and the first horse-drawn lunch wagons through the birth of the premanufactured dining car industry, the age of streamlining, and the heyday of diner construction during the 1950s. Fast food restaurants stand aside: The American Diner is a...

$30.00




American Gas Station History And Folklore Of The Gas Station In American Car Cul

American Gas Station History And Folklore Of The Gas Station In American Car Cul

WITZEL M
Our best-selling book on American car culture is now available in this new paperback edition! The American Gas Station is a nostalgic history of the service station and the American car culture it helped create. An exceptional chronicle of the birth of roadside architecture, the development of gasoline pumps, corporate trademarks, and gas station memorabilia.

$65.00




Automotive Mascot Worldwide - Un Objet d'Art

Automotive Mascot Worldwide - Un Objet d'Art

COLWILL, JAMES & STEWART, BRUCE
Throughout the 20th century the automobile radiator cap and the the prow of the car hood was a natural for ornamentation. At first, simple designs were applied to the radiator cap to identify individual marques and motorists applied found objects of their choice. Mass produced accessory and factory mascots followed. This book is organized as a chronology of design. The most commonly used name is given to each mascot/hood ornament and the name of...

$150.00




Car Badges The Ultimate Guide To Automotive Logos Worldwide

Car Badges The Ultimate Guide To Automotive Logos Worldwide

CHAPMAN G

$50.00




Classic Roadside Americana

Classic Roadside Americana

WITZEL M & STEIL T
Revisit the roadside glory of a bygone era filled with custom cars, neon-trimmed motels and quaint restaurants. Relive the reign of the drive-in restaurant, a true American icon. Then cruise down Route 66 which, even years after its decommissioning, stays alive with a variety of unique attractions.

$50.00




Collecting Oil Cans

Collecting Oil Cans

MILLER W
Over 750 color photographs of oil cans span 120 years, and over 90 brands. The cans are presented alphabetically by company, and a detailed description and estimated value are included for each one. Helpful information for collectors includes methods different oil companies used to date their cans, how to grade the condition of a can, collector resources, and a list of can manufacturers.

$65.00




Complete US Automobile Sales Literature Checklist 1946-2000

Complete US Automobile Sales Literature Checklist 1946-2000

EISBRENER, KENNETH N
Whether you are just beginning your collection or you have been collecting for years, The Complete U.S. Automobile Dealer Literature Checklist is an essential tool. Catalog your collection and identify the literature you need to make your collection complete. Keep a copy next to your computer for those on-line searches and another copy to take to swap meets. It's a catalog, a checklist and a guide all in one. The ideal way to organize and expand...

$30.00




Esso Round Tin Sign

Esso Round Tin Sign


$35.00





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