This is a limited edition series. Volume II details a chronology of mascot design, through the years 1926 to 1933. Dating of mascots is a priority, with several corrections to the existing literature. 25% of the material presented is new to the mascot literature. Over 200 American, French and English designs are shown. Vol. I, 304 pages and Vol. III, 288 pages, are available to complete the 3 volume set of 880 pages with over 600 mascots detailed in large photos and expert narrative.
The sequel to its companion, The Automotive Mascot Worldwide un Objet d'Art, this book is for both the advanced and novice mascot collector. Art photography studies of 129 mascots/hood ornaments, most in life size. Pictures are accompanied by related text and footnotes following mascot design Worldwide from 1909 to 1980: 15 French, 8 English, 92 American and 6 of other countries. 45 of these mascots do not appear in any other reference book.
The first 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. 91 mascots are shown, most in life size. 10 French, 11 English, 64 American and 6 of other countries trace a chronology of design from 1900 to 1923. Many mascots do not appear in any other reference book.