by Walter M.P. McCall and Thomas A. McPherson|
The first book ever published that details the fascinating story of the carved panel funeral cars of the 1930s. This volume documents, in depth, the history of the most ornate professional cars ever offered to funeral service practitioners and chronicles the impact these particular vehicles had in evolution and development of the American professional car.
Thoroughly researched and authored by North America’s leading professional vehicle authorities, Carved-Panel Hearses: An Illustrated History 1933-1948 is a fascinating, genuinely exciting product development saga conceived to illuminate a largely undocumented -- and underappreciated – chapter in the annals of the American automobile industry. This volume will be a vital reference source for libraries, funeral directors, automotive historians, professional vehicle enthusiasts, and anyone involved in or fascinated by the history of America’s professional vehicle industry.
- Binding: Softbound
- Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
- Pages: 128
- Illustrations: 170 original photos