Throughout the 20th century the automobile radiator cap and the the prow of the car hood was a natural for ornamentation. At first, simple designs were applied to the radiator cap to identify individual marques and motorists applied found objects of their choice. Mass produced accessory and factory mascots followed. This book is organized as a chronology of design. The most commonly used name is given to each mascot/hood ornament and the name of the artist/creator follows. Footnotes in the back of this book give expanded information. Buy now to own this fascinating look at the world's love affair with hood ornamentation.