America on Wheels: The First 100 Years : 1896-1996
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the American auto, and the Big Three plan to celebrate all year long. Fully sanctioned by Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors, this lavishly produced, full-color volume provides a gripping history of the automobile in the last century, from the Model-T to the computer-driven cars of the future. Ties in with PBS documentary of the same name. 300 photos & illustrations.
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