Item #1057 Gendron 1872-2007, Pedal Cars, Bicycles & Victorian Carriages. Frederic W. Strobel, II.

Gendron 1872-2007, Pedal Cars, Bicycles & Victorian Carriages

Montpelier, OH: Timeless Collectibles by Gendron, (2007). Beautifully illustrated with black and white and many color photos of carriages, bicycles, velocipedes, catalogs, advertisements, etc. 9781933858364. Inscribed and signed by author on ffep, dated August 7, 2008. 4to. 11-3/16" x 8-9/16". Glossy color pictorial boards. 206 pp. Fine condition. Item #1057
ISBN: 9781933858364

This book tells the story of the many faces of Gendron's unusual 135-year company history. It is dedicated to the company's founder French Canadian Pierre Gendron. Named "The Pioneer," he was a creative genius, an inventor, mechanic, and considered a great Toledo industrialist. This book reveals the story of Gendron's life, the company's history, and some of the reasons why the company has been successful for so many years. Included are sections on carriages, velocipedes, bicycles, and press-steel toys with a special emphasis on pedal cars.

Price: $45.00