Automotive News: Detroit, 1939-1940. Item #98-9107
Illustr, 15 x 11, stiff black pebbled wraps, pagination varies, ex-corporate library, covers have light wear, edges fraying, contents have toning, tears/edge tears, red pencil marks else very good. Inserts are b&w, two have 48 pages and one has 55 pages, were published to promote attention for the New York Auto Show and the new cars for the next model year, in this case 1939, 1940 and 1941. "This album has come to be looked upon by prosprective buyers as a complete show in itslef and to the trade it offers a permanent reference for comparative purposes." The 1938 issue also includes a 20-page insert for the National Motor Truck Show which was also in New York, More text than photos, not as nice as the auto show inserts. Sold as a lot only.