The Illustrated History 1919-1959

The history of Britain's trailer caravan industry and its incredibly diverse products in the formative years of this extremely popular hobby.


A detailed account of how the British caravan industry developed in its first 30 years, and of the caravans - from Alcock to Winchester - it produced. The designs in this period ran the full gamut from weird to wonderful, but all contributed to the caravan’s evolution. This book provides a nostalgic trip back to the past for caravan enthusiasts; it also serves as a record of the industry’s fledgling years and as a useful work of reference.

About the author

Andrew Jenkinson is the UK’s top caravan historian and journalist, he has written Motorhomes The Illustrated History, Caravans The Illustrated History two volumes 1919-1959 / 1960 to 2000. Also his caravan testing for UK magazines spawned the book Touring Caravan Used Buyers Guide also I-Spy Caravans & Motorhomes. Andrew has contributed to various caravan history books and is the author of The Sprite Caravans Story his latest offering for 2011. Andrew also consults to J.Salmon Publishers for Classic Caravanning Scenes Calendars.

eBook details

eISBN: 978-1-845849-69-6 • eV number: eV4969 • Published: April 2016 • Language: English • Digital edition: First Digital Edition. Base eBook price: £9.99 / $11.99 / €12.99 (vendors may set their own prices, so actual prices may vary).
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Original book info

V282 • Paperback • • £14.99 • 96 pages • pictures • ISBN: 978-1-903706-82-4 • UPC: 6-36847-00282-4. Price subject to change, P&P extra.

Caravans, The Illustrated History 1919-1959

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