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"The Byam Books" by Wally Byam

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Wally Byam wasn't just the founder of Airstream. He was an engineer, a tour guide, and an expert marketer of his product. He was also an excellent writer. Now, Wally Byam’s great books from the golden age of Airstreaming are once again available in this special edition by Airstream Life Magazine.

Fifth Avenue On Wheels and Trailer Travel Here and Abroad are Wally’s historical masterpieces, describing firsthand the incredible adventures he personally experienced back in the 1940s and 1950s. Both books are contained in this special single volume, totaling 279 fun and informative pages!

Globe-trotting with Neil Vanderbilt across Europe in 1948, leading caravans as far south as Nicaragua in the 1950s, crossing Africa in 1959-60, and many more amazing journeys in Airstreams – it’s all here. Every photo from the original books has been retained, along with the forewords, appendices, and checklists as originally published.

You’ll be amazed at Wally’s insights and tips from so many years ago. His ideas and wisdom are relevant even today.

These books have been out of print for decades, and a single copy of either these books (if you could find them) would cost many times more than the price of this combined edition. This is the only place you can buy this special combined edition.

Includes a foreword by Wally's cousin Dale “Peewee” Schwamborn, as well as a copy of the Wally Byam Creed, and introductions to each book by Rich Luhr, Editor of Airstream Life magazine.

Paperback edition, 279 pages. Size: 8.5″ × 11″

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