The fourth of four fascinating volumes presenting automotive mascots that serve a purpose beyond ornamentation. Artistically photographed and with expert narrative, the presentation is both informative and entertaining. 97 mascots are shown and most in life size. 22 French, 11 English, 57 American and 7 of other countries trace a chronology of design from 1902 to 1955. Many mascots do not appear in any other reference book. Volumes One, Two & Three are companions in this four volume set. Artistic mascots are featured and many are shown in multiple photos, combining informed text and handy references to other literature. Many photos show the mascots in life size. These books cover the subject of car mascots like no other with extraordinary color photos of rare, and in some cases, never seen examples of vintage automotive mascots and radiator art.
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 your collection. Perfect for starting your collection and perfect for completing your collection. You can even use it to get an insurance appraisal. No collector should be without at least one copy.
This is a limited edition series. Volume I covers the years 1902 to 1925. Artistic mascots are featured with 25% being new to the existing mascot literature. Volumes I, II and III are a huge work of 880 pages. American, French and English mascots are used to present a design chronology through the years 1902 to recent time.