Classic Cars of the Fifties

Classic Cars of the Fifties

by Bruce LaFontaine
     
 

Americans have always loved their cars — and at no other time in automotive history were they more appreciated and enjoyed than during the postwar 1950s. People clamored for new cars, and auto manufacturers obliged with designs that conveyed power and "Jet-Age" styling.
Illustrator Bruce LaFontaine portrays the exciting cars of this period in a collection

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Overview

Americans have always loved their cars — and at no other time in automotive history were they more appreciated and enjoyed than during the postwar 1950s. People clamored for new cars, and auto manufacturers obliged with designs that conveyed power and "Jet-Age" styling.
Illustrator Bruce LaFontaine portrays the exciting cars of this period in a collection spotlighting the sleek 1950 Mercury two-door sedan; a luxurious 1952 Cadillac four-door sedan; a 1953 Buick Skylark convertible with chrome wire wheels; and the rocket-nosed 1954 Studebaker Starliner two-door coupe; as well as the following:
1955 Pontiac Starchief convertible
1955 Mercury Montclair hardtop
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop
1957 Corvette convertible
1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II
1958 Chevrolet Impala convertible
1958 Ford Edsel sedan
1959 Buick Electra 225 convertible
… and 18 other impressive, ready-to-color models.
Attractively rendered in precise detail, these handsome images will thrill coloring book fans and car lovers alike.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486433264
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
04/27/2004
Series:
Dover History Coloring Book Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
275,599
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

Meet the Author

An award-winning artist, writer, and graphic designer, Bruce LaFontaine specializes in books about history, science, transportation, and architecture. Bruce has written and illustrated 70 Dover titles, and his work has appeared in Scientific American, The Wall Street Journal, and other prominent publications.

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