From Passion to Perfection. French Streamlined Styling 1930-1939


Author: Richard Adatto
Date of Publication: 2003

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2007 2nd edition with 16 pages further pages added.  Book constitutes one of the most beautiful looks at the history of world bodywork. The one written from 1930 to 1939 in particular by Joseph Figoni and Claude Pourtout and which shows the evolution of the “drop of water” style until its peak, reached for the New York international fair in 1939.

The photos of Jean- Paul Caron, a specialized and renowned photographer, further magnifies these cars, now elevated to the rank of works of art. Added to this are archive photos, many of which have never been published, as well as original documents.

More than 450 colour photos, more than 90 black & white photos, more than 40 original documents.

Hardback in excellent conditon with very good dust jacket.

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Weight 2.2 kg
Dimensions 33 × 25 × 2.5 cm