Design and Destiny: The Making of the Tucker Automobile, Philip S. Egan, 1989, GOOD

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Egan, Philip S. Orange, CA, ON THE MARK Publications, 1989 
English, Signed First Edition, good, paperback,  8vo 6" x 9", 143 pp.
ISBN: 0924321008

Stiff black wraps with full-color photograph of an automobile and white lettering to front, white lettering to spine, black-and-white thumbnail of an automobile and white lettering to back. Inscription to front inside flap that reads: "For Maurice from Paradison". Heavy shelfwear medium edgewear, slightly bent and rubbed corners, slight chipping to bottom front and head, mild sunning to text block, otherwise clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. 143 pp. Replete with black-and-white photographs, charts and diagrams throughout. Dated signature on title page in blue ink by Philip Egan. Includes an Epilogue and Appendix I The Golden Age A brief History of Automotive Design of the 1930's. Excerpt form back cover: “Phil Egan tells the turbulent story of how the car was designed, how Tucker had to change his dream as he faced the hard realities of production, and finally how the hurdles proved too great...His story is almost beyond belief, that one small town man would take on the giant automobile industry."