Trailer Travel

Trailer Travel : A Visual History of Mobile America

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With linen postcards of trailer camps and auto courts, campy family photos, and ads dating back to the 1920s, Trailer Travel is the perfect complement to a new TV documentary on the colorful history of America's fascination with life on the road. 150 photos in color and b&w.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 228.6 x 256.54 x 17.78mm | 657.71g
  • Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Layton, UT, United States
  • English
  • 150 colour and b&w photographs
  • 1586851578
  • 9781586851576
  • 2,435,883

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Trailer Travel showcases the rich visual history of America's enduring fascination with life on the road. Beautifully reproduced color and black-and-white images culled from public archives and the private collections of passionate trailerites vividly document the travel trailer's storied past. The engaging volume offers a look at motor-camping trips in the early 1900s, the unparalleled innovations in trailer design during the thirties, rare and unique trailer models and interiors, and an extensive array of bold and graphic promotional material, literature, and postcards that illustrate the undeniable attraction of living on wheels. Trailer Travel is the perfect book for the fan of the open road and the fervent collector of trailer ephemera.show more

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