Muscle cars

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Published by Publications International in Lincolnwood, IL .

Written in English

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  • Muscle cars -- United States -- Pictorial works,
  • Muscle cars -- United States -- History -- Chronology

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Book details

Other titlesConsumer guide.
Statementby the auto editors of Consumer guide.
GenrePictorial works, Chronology
LC ClassificationsTL23 .M793 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23641569M
ISBN 101412716020
ISBN 109781412716024
LC Control Number2007939131

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