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VW Beetle: Portrait of a Legend

Volkswagen Beetle: Portrait of a Legend

by Edwin Baaske

Hardcover, 8 3/4 in. x 12 in.
146 pages
128 b&w photos
18 four-color photos
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-0162-5
Price: $19.95

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A cultural history of the Volkswagen Beetle as told through historical photographs, many never before published in the U.S. From the birth of the Beetle in wartime Germany through the development of the New Beetle prototype, Volkswagen Beetle: Portrait of a Legend celebrates a lighthearted, unusual view of the most successful automobile in history.

This book is not a "how to identify your Beetle" book, nor is it a year-by-year charting of model changes. Rather, through other people's experiences of the car, it allows readers to recall their own fond memories of what it was really like to own a Beetle in its heyday.


  • Unique and unusual photographs, many never before seen in a book published in this country, depicting the integration of the Beetle into all facets of life
  • Up-to-date information, including coverage of the Concept 1 Beetle, presented in an appealing high-quality, full color, hardcover format

VW Beetle: Portrait of a Legend
VW Beetle: Portrait of a Legend
Wholesale Case Quantity: 10
ISBN: 0-8376-0162-2 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-0162-5 (ISBN-13)
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