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Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of Public Relations General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 2206686


No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page. 1942 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Based on informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan, January 24, 1942.KEYWORDS: MODEL CHANGES WAR STYLE BLUEPRINT FOR VICTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MACHINE... View more info

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The Grand Tour: 1982-1983 (Harrah's Automobile Collection)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Classic Car Tours Inc.: 1982

Seller ID: 2206928


Very faintly toned. 1982 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. Includes color illustrations. Harrah's collection, the world's largest and most complete, features more than 1,000 vehicles, each in fine original condition or precisely restored.The National Automobile Museum, located just south of the Truckee River in Reno, Nevada, displays historic automobiles from the late 19th century and from throughout the 20th. Most of the vehicles displayed are from the collection of the late cas... View more info

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Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2208626


Second edition. Very faint crease to rear wrapper, faint stain to bottom corner of last half of pages. 1960 Stapled Binding. vi, 64 pp. A brief history of the life of Henry Ford. Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, h... View more info

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Selected Treasures of Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Edison Institute: 1969

Seller ID: 2267977


Spine faintly toned. 1969 Stapled Binding. 79 pp. Here, in Greenfield Village, an outdoor museum, comprised of nearly 100 original buildings, transported from all over the United States, and in the Henry Ford Museum, an indoor museum of American history, containing historic objects, books, manuscripts, and photographs covering virtually every phase of life in America, he [Henry Ford] planned to preserve, in three-dimensional form, the most important collection of America... View more info

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The Anatomy & Development of the Sports Prototype Racing Car

By: Bamsey, Ian

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Motorbooks International: 1991

Seller ID: 2200667


Minor wear to jacket corners, sticker ghost on rear jacket corner. 1991 Hard Cover. 218 pp. 8vo. Bamsey has tackled this subject with clarity and expertise to reveal fully the technical development of today's World Sports Car Championship contenders. Historical introduction to revolutionary technology design to achieve undreamed-of maximum speeds. New possibilities for increased aerodynamic performance are described and analysed in detail. AND in-depth study of WSCC str... View more info

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Classic Pickups: Made In America from 1910 to the Present

By: Carroll, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1999

Seller ID: 2206962


An exceptional copy. 1999 Large Hardcover. Informative text and gorgeous full-color photos depicts restored and authentic American pickup trucks. View more info

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The Life of Ted Horn: American Racing Champion

By: Catlin, Russ

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Floyd Clymer: 1949

Seller ID: 2267723


Wrappers lightly rubbed, a few faint spots to wrappers. 1949 Soft Cover. 223 pp. Ted Horn (February 27, 1910 – October 10, 1948), born Eylard Theodore Von Horn, was an American race car driver. He won the AAA National Championship in 1946, 1947 and 1948 and collected 24 wins, 12 second-place finishes and 13 third-place finishes in 71 major American open-wheel races prior to his death at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Racetrack at the age of 38. View more info

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Chilton's Auto Repair Manual: 1980-1987

By: Chilton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chilton Book Company: 1987

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2120029


4th printing. Rubbing to boards, interior clean. 1987 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Chilton offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier ... View more info

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Chilton's Auto Repair Manual 1981: American Cars from 1974 through 1981

By: Chilton

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chilton Book Company: 1981

Seller ID: 2120122


Boards smudged, interior clean. 1981 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Includes specifications, maintenance, step-by-step parts replacement, and much more! View more info

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MG Guide: Including Performance Modifications for All Models from TC to MGA (Modern Sports Car Series)

By: Christy, John; Ludvigsen, Karl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sports Car Press: 1966

Seller ID: 2267087


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1966 Trade Paperback. 125 pp. Includes black-and-white photos and illustrations. MG, the initials of Morris Garages, is an English automotive marque registered by the now defunct MG Car Company Limited,[note 1] a British sports car manufacturer begun in the 1920s as a sales promotion sideline within W R Morris's Oxford city retail sales and service business by the business's manager, Cecil Kimber.[2] Best known for its two-seat open sports cars, ... View more info

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Motorcycle Design and Technology (How and Why Series)

By: Cocco, Gaetano

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Giorgio Nada Editore: 2001

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2194859


2nd printing. 2001 Large Hardcover. 215 pp. Written for everyone from motorcycling greenhorns to technical experts, this illustrated tour of motorcycle physics and mechanics offers a complete presentation of concepts which have never before been so thoroughly and comprehensibly presented in print. After examining the physical phenomena that govern the handling of a motorcycle, the text goes on to explain the various types of components that come together and make the bi... View more info

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America on Wheels: The First 100 Years: 1896-1996 (The Companion to the PBS Special)

By: Coffey, Frank; Layden, Joseph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: General Publishing Group, Inc.: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202897


1st printing. Page edges very lightly foxed. 1998 Large Softcover. 304 pp. Featuring three hundred archival color and black-and-white photographs, the companion volume to the PBS documentary chronicles the development of the American automobile, with contributions by past and present pioneers in the industry. TV tie-in.Keywords: FRANK COFFEY JOSEPH LAYDEN AMERICA ON WHEELS FIRST 100 ONE HUNDRED YEARS 1896 1996 COMPANION PBS SPECIAL DOCUMENTARY TRANSPORTATION AUTO AUTOMOB... View more info

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Early Cars (Discoveries and Inventions)

By: Dale, Rodney

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1994

Seller ID: 2206964


Faintly rubbed. 1994 Soft Cover. This book presents the story of the development of the motor car and its transformation from the earliest horseless carriage to the vehicles of today. It surveys the development of the engine and chassis, and looks at some of the wider effects of the introduction of cars, such as the growth of the road network, motoring law, motoring organizations, and a way of life increasingly governed by the accessibility of road transport. View more info

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Ships, Aircraft, and Weapons of the United States Navy

By: Department of the Navy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DOD: 1980

Seller ID: 1765688


Lightly rubbed. 1980 Stapled Binding. 51 pp. Original wrappers. A pictorial booklet of the various military vehicles in use at the time of publication, with photographs and specifications of each. View more info

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Formula 1 Yearbook 1999-2000

By: Domenjoz, Luc

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Parragon: 1999

Seller ID: 1510662


Jacket lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1999 Large Hardcover. 221 pp. CONTENTS: Season's analysis, Technical Summary, The Actors, The Engines, Spotlights, Atmosphere, The 16 Grands Prix, Conclusion, Statistics, Rules and Regulations. View more info

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Automobiles and Automobiling

By: Dumont, Pierre; Barker, Ronald; Tubbs, Douglas B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1965

Seller ID: 2205372


Rear hinge starting, top page ridge faintly foxed.Jacket edges heavily rubbed with multiple tears and chips, jacket toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1965 Large Hardcover. 204 pp. With 189 color and 120 black and white illustrations. Great cars of both European and American makes are shown in the 189 superb renderings by Pierre Dumont, and in the 56 pages of photographs which vividly portray what life was like for the early motorist at home and abroad. These candid... View more info

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Abandoned Autos

By: Ehrich, Terry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hemmings Motor News: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2204268


2nd printing. Wrappers rubbed. 2000 Soft Cover. From New England to the desert Southwest, hidden automotive treasures are pictured resting (and rusting) away in scenic American settings. Featuring Hemmings' trademark humorous writing, the full-color book compiles some of the best photos from the publisher's popular calendars, in addition to never-before-published gems. This entertaining book puts a unique twist on the before-and-after angle by including print advertiseme... View more info

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A Six-Cylinder Courtship

By: Field, Edward Salisbury

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1907

Seller ID: 2261608


Edges lightly rubbed, ink note on front paste-down endpaper. 1907 Hard Cover. 130 pp. Frontispiece and cameo by Harrison Fisher, illustrations by Clarence F. Underwood. A charming automobile romance with a millionaire in disguise, a young lady of independent nature, and a shining red motorcar. Like many of the author's other stories, this can be read as a romantic comedy. Edward Ned Salisbury Field (February 28, 1878 – September 20, 1936) was an American author, playwr... View more info

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The Cruise of the Rolling Junk

By: Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Bruccoli Clark: 1976

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2202286


First thus. Two identical publisher's inserts laid in, which include a map of the route and ads for other publications. A few minor spots to top interior edge of rear board.Minuscule tear to jacket spine head. 1976 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 46 pp. (25-70). A republication of Fitzgerald's 25,000-word touring serial, originally written for The Saturday Evening Post (who rejected it in 1922), and published by Motor in three installments,... View more info

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Ford: The Universal Car - 1920-1921

By: Ford Motor Company

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company, Detroit: 1921

Seller ID: 2098820


Lightly rubbed. 1921 Stapled Binding. 24 pp. Stapled binding. A pamphlet with full-page images of 5 models of Ford (touring car, runabout, sedan, coupe, one ton truck), Ford chassis, motor, comfort features, design, and worm drive construction. Also includes a profile of Henry Ford, facts about Ford cars, specifications of models, commentary on quality and pricing, and images of the various assembly and branch plants with locations and production numbers. At this point F... View more info

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Dart Maintenance & Repair Guide for 1970-1976 Models, Demon, Swinger (Motor)

By: Forier, Louis C. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Motor: 1977

Seller ID: 2197880


Light shelf wear, light smudging on title page. Binding tight. Includes black & white photographs. 1977 Hard Cover. 140 pp. Trouble Diagnosis Guide 64 pp. The Dodge Dart was an automobile built by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation from 1960 to 1976. The Dart was introduced as a lower-priced, shorter wheelbase, full-size Dodge in 1960 and 1961, became a mid-size car for 1962, and finally was a compact between 1963 and 1976. Dodge also used the Dart name for a... View more info

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Porsche 911 Story: The Entire Development History

By: Frere, Paul

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Haynes Publishing: 2006

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2200663


Revised and expanded eighth edition. Minor wear to jacket corners. 2006 Hard Cover. 512 pp. 8vo. Rather like the car it describes, the evergreen Porsche 911 Story continues to delight marque enthusiasts of all ages. Describing the full history of this timeless sports car, Paul Frere, grand master of Porsche road testing and writing, brings his classic book right up to date in an eighth edition that includes details of model years 2003, 2004 and 2005, and the major compet... View more info

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Cars of Cuba

By: Garcia, Cristina; Greene, Joshua; Allen, DD

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1995

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200998


Signed by author without inscription. Near fine. Very faintly toned. 1995 Soft Cover. 64 pp. Cubans call them cacharros: the gorgeous old American cars of the '40s and '50s that can be found throughout the country. There are classic Chevrolets, Fords, Lincolns, Cadillacs, Packards, Oldsmobiles, Buicks, De Sotos, Dodges, Pontiacs, Studebakers, Thunderbirds, Ramblers, and more, all from Detroit's golden age and all still on the road. Cars of Cuba - with an introduction by ... View more info

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The Sports Car & Kit Car Suspension & Brakes High-Performance Manual

By: Hammill, Des

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Veloce Publishing: 2008

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2194877


2013 printing of 2008 third revised edition. 128 pp. How to get the best from sportscars/kit cars with wishbone front suspension, coil springs and telescopic shocks. Includes ‘chassis’ integrity, geometry, ride height, camber, castor, kpi, springs, shockers, testing & adjustment.Keywords: TRANSPORTATION RACING KIT CARS AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING SUSPENSION BRAKES View more info

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Bugatti (The Cleveland Museum of Art)

By: Hawley, Henry H.; Des Cordes, Veronique Fromanger; Mishne, Mickey; Bugatti, L'Ebe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Cleveland Museum of Art: 1999

Seller ID: 2269314


A very nice copy. 1999 Large Hardcover. xiii, 138 pp. Although there have been other families whose artistic achievements spanned two or three generations, none has exceeded the creative diversity of the Bugattis, Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940) was a designer first of furniture and later of metalwork, Carlo's second son, Rembrandt (1884-1916), became a famous sculptor of animals, while Ettore (1881-1917) was essentially a self-trained automotive engineer who manufactured raci... View more info

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The Harley-Davidson Enthusiast, July, 1932

By: Hayes, Hap; Floyner, Joseph

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harley-Davidson Motor Co.: 1932

Seller ID: 2164491


Two light wrapper creases, small tear to spine base. 1932 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. An early motorcycling periodical, featuring photographs of early models of Harley-Davidsons, with ads for accessories. View more info

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The Gasoline Automobile (Engineering Education Series)

By: Hobbs, George W.; Elliott, Ben G.; Consoliver, Earl L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1920

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2261625


Second edition. No jacket. Near fine. 1920 Hard Cover. xx, 483 pp. CONTENTS: The Automobile; The Automobile Engine; Automobile Power Plants; Fuels and Carburetting Systems; Engine Lubrication and Cooling; Principles of Electricity and Magnetism; Battery Ignition Systems; Magnetos and Magneto Ignition; The Automobile Storage Battery; Starting and Lighting Systems; The Automobile Chassis and Running Gear; Clutches and Transmissions; Rear Axles and Differentials; Wheels, Ri... View more info

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Sports Cars Poster Book

By: Hodges, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Crescent Books / Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: 2269843


Faintly rubbed. 1985 Large Softcover. Large full-color posters of sports cars from the early days through modern muscle cars and beyond. View more info

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U.S. Hood Ornaments and More...

By: Huntsburger, Lynn

Price: $60.00

Publisher: PrairieLand Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206812


First edition. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, bottom page corners very lightly dog-eared. 1994 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. Two hundred and forty pages with over 600 pictures of Hood Ornaments & Scripts covering all major American automobiles. Lynn Huntsburger has been in the automotive business since World War II. Not only did he serve on the board, but he was also the President of the Automotive Wholesalers of Illinois. Out of his love to restore old cars & collect hoo... View more info

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An MG Experience

By: Jacobs, Dick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Transport Bookman Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267089


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 1976 Hard Cover. 188 pp. Includes 82 black-and-white photos. MG, the initials of Morris Garages, is an English automotive marque registered by the now defunct MG Car Company Limited,[note 1] a British sports car manufacturer begun in the 1920s as a sales promotion sideline within W R Morris's Oxford city retail sales and service business by the business's manager, Cecil Kimber.[2] Best known for its two-seat open sports cars, M... View more info