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.
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.
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.