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Racing Cars (Supreme Machines Series) by Barrons Educational Series, Chris Maynard, Mark Bergin, Christopher Maynard

Classic cars that won fame in both Grand Prix and Indy-style racing from the early days of racing to the present include Duesenberg, Offenhauser, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Bugatti, Ferrari, Alfa-Romeo, Porsche, and many others. This big, handsome book shows them in highly detailed illustrations.

Magnificent, large-scale graphics include illustrations of Supreme Machines in action, as well as exploded diagrammatic art showing fascinating details of design and construction. Both Supreme Machines books give young readers exciting glimpses into twentieth-century technology and the role technology has played in history. Captioned and labeled illustrations explain how each Supreme Machine works. The book's main text tells the story behind the machine-why it was first conceived, and how it was used. Illustrations and diagrams are beautifully rendered and technically accurate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764151958
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/1999
Series: Supreme Machines Series
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.72(w) x 12.38(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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