Archive for Author 'Jeanie Jacobus', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.

Car Spy: Secret Cars Exposed by the Industry’s Most Notorious Photographer

by Jim Dunne

VR may have become mainstream but to shake out a new car you have to put it on a real road at some point, sometimes years before it reaches series production. And you’ll want to keep it under wraps, lest industry watchers, or worse the competition get wind of it. Enter, the spy photographer.

Tootsie Toys, World’s First Diecast Models

by James Wieland and Edward Force

“America’s Oldest Toy Company” started in the 1890s and is still around—making about 40 million items a year! And it all began in the laundry trade. This little book is a nifty survey.