Cuba, Cars and Cigars: Classic 1950s American Automobiles (Hardback)Martin W. Bowman (author)
Hardback 144 Pages / Published: 26/11/2012
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Glorious colour images complete with informative captions and introductory chapter of the rare and varied Cuban-owned 1950s American and European automobiles, trucks and station wagons that were imported before 1961. Sections include 'Last Chance Saloons', 'Winged Rockets and 38 D-Cups', 'Cuban Coupes', 'Keep On Trucking', 'Cuban Heels', 'Drive & Determination' and 'The Weird and Wonderful'. Among the famous Marques that feature are Cadillac, Chevy, Buick, Dodge, Oldsmobile, Ford, Packard, De Soto, Pontiac, Plymouth, Edsel, Mercury and Metropolitan, Hillman, Singer and Austin, Nash Sedans, a Lloyd 600 German 2-cylinder/4-stroke 596cc car, Ramblers and SAABs, Mercs, Humber, Standard Vanguard, Ford Consul/Zephyr, Hillman Husky and Minx, Singer Gazelle and Austin - most in running order and passed down from generation to generation. Trucks include Fords, a Fargo, Dodges and Chevys, not forgetting cigars, street urchins and the lovely ladies of Havana. All uniquely photographed, written and compiled by 'our man in Havana'.
Publisher: Fonthill Media
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 570 g
Dimensions: 248 x 172 x 12 mm
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