Kerry Segrave has put together a nice book on
the history of vending machines, starting at the beginning and moving all the way through the end of the 20th century.
It is unique in that it includes how the vending machine has affected the buying patterns of the American public.
Includes photos and advertisements not found in any other coin-op books.
An American Social History
Soft cover, 284 pages
6" by 9" format
ISBN No. 0-7864-1369-7
This book is out of print (very limited availability).