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Automobiles of the fifties

Automobiles of the fifties

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Published by Grange Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by W. P. Jennings.
ContributionsJennings, W.P.
The Physical Object
Pagination128p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15387059M
ISBN 101856270297


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Cars of the s invites readers to celebrate the magnificent automobiles that defined the decade from the last of the woody wagons in the early s to the tail-finned chrome mobiles that closed out the era.

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