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International Harvester Trucks : The Complete History - Patrick Foster

International Harvester Trucks

The Complete History

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Get the entire history of the best trucks on the road.

The International Truck and Engine Corporation has built the trucks that have been a staple of both agricultural and industrial trucking for nearly 100 years.International Harvester Trucks: The Complete History tells the complete story of the light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, vans, and station wagons built by International Harvester during over a century of history, starting from the company's early days, through its first truck model in 1907, and right up to the present.

The focus is firmly on the trucks themselves including collectible machines such as the Travelall and Scout. Author Patrick R. Foster is one of the world's premier transportation historians. His accessible writing style, illustrated with hundreds of never-before-seen archival photographs, makes this book the best examination of one of the world's most prolific truck manufacturers.

About the Author

Patrick Foster is a well-known and respected automotive writer and historian. Foster is an authority on AMC and its various sub-brands and has written a number of books on that automaker, as well as many others, including Jeep and Studebaker. His most recent books for Motorbooks are Jeep: A History of America's Greatest Vehicle and American Motors Corporation: The Rise and Fall of America's Last Independent Automaker.

Industry Reviews

"With the in-depth history provided, it's a must-have for truck enthusiasts."

- Antique Automobile

"The title sums it up. We're talking never-before-seen archival photographs and complete history of International Harvester's light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, vans, and station wagons, from the company's early days and first truck model in 1907 to present. This 208-page hardback illustrated history will look right at home on the coffee table of any truck aficionado."

- Truck Trend

"Author Patrick Foster is a recognized transportation historian, and that expertise shows through in an accessible writing style illustrated with hundreds of never-before-seen archival photos."

- Farm Collector

"The Hemmings nation will likely be most enthralled by Foster's coverage of the mass-market rigs that International built for so many years. There's a lot of narrative text n the book and a selection of historic and advertising photos, and we've got to tell you, a lot of them evoke some real nostalgia. How many of you remember when bakeries delivered freshly baked bread to your doorstep?"

- Hemmings Motor News

ISBN: 9780760348604
ISBN-10: 076034860X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 18th December 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.3 x 24.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.27