American Gas Station:
History and Folklore of Gas Stations in America
By Michael Witzel.
Softcover , 10x10", 160 pages, 76 b&w and 82 color illustrations.
"This book on American car culture is now available in this new paperback edition. The American Gas Station is a nostalgic history of the service station and the American car culture it helped create. An exceptional chronicle of the birth of roadside architecture, the development of gasoline pumps, corporate trademarks, and gas station memorabilia."