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This is the Motor Trend "100 Years of the Automobile" Collector's Edition paperback book published in 1985 by Petersen Publishing Co., Los Angeles.
- ISBN 0-8227-5092-9 / paperback / 310 pages / illustrated with photos
* In 1884, a patent was issued in France for an internal-combustion engine to be installed in a Delamare-Deboutteville Steam Car followed in 1886 by Carl Benz of Germany patenting the world's first practical motorcar. This book covers all aspects, revolutions, and trends for the past 100 years in the automotive industry on a worldwide basis. Shown in picture 2 is a reprint of a 1901 poster advertising the Paris Auto Show. Picture 3 shows the badges of the 10 most influential auto companies of the 20th century. The last picture is a circa 1960's photo from a Hot Rod Show.