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Classic American cars of the postwar era

Alberto Martinez

Classic American cars of the postwar era

by Alberto Martinez

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Published by Crescent Books, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Antique and classic cars -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Les fabuleuses voitures américains.

      Statementby Alberto Martinez and Jean-Loup Nory ; translated from French by Marie-Claire Cournand.
      ContributionsNory, Jean-Loup.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL23 .M3313 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2845710M
      ISBN 100517448297
      LC Control Number84007784
      OCLC/WorldCa10724855

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