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Sports Cars Poster Book

By: Hodges, David

Price: $30.00

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

Seller ID: 2269843

Condition: Very Good


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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Self-Propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of All Forms of Automobiles

By: Homans, James E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Theo. Audel & Company: 1910

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 2291630

Condition: Very Good


Seventh edition. No jacket. Ink name, minor general wear. 1910 Hard Cover. 667 pp. Red boards. Gilt titles on spine. Top page ridge gilt. With upwards of 500 illustrations and diagrams, giving the essential details of construction and many important points on the successful operation of the various types of motor carriages driven by steam, gasoline and electricity. View more info

Self-Propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of All Forms of Automobiles

By: Homans, James E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Theo. Audel & Company: 1910

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 2292779

Condition: Good


Seventh edition. Boards and front and end matter lightly discolored, front hinge just beginning to weaken, ink name on front flyleaf. 1910 Hard Cover. 667, [15] pp. 8vo. Red boards, gilt titles, top edge gilt. With upwards of 500 illustrations and diagrams, giving the essential details of construction and many important points on the successful operation of the various types of motor carriages driven by steam, gasoline and electricity. View more info

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Terraplane Owner's Manual

By: Hudson Motor Car Company

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Hudson Motor Car Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2287966

Condition: Good


Sleeve heavily rubbed, top edge of sleeve chipped. Stain along edge of front wrapper, top edge of front wrapper chewed, rear wrapper lightly creased. 1936 Stapled Binding. 51 pp. Stapled binding in sleeve. Includes lubrication chart. The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, between 1932 and 1938. In its maiden year, the car was branded as the Essex-Terraplane; in 1934 the car became simply the Terraplane. They were inexpensive, yet powerful vehicles that were used in both town and country, as both cars and trucks bore the Terraplane n... View more info

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Model Car Collecting

By: Jewell, F. Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press: 1963

Seller ID: 2267096

Condition: Very Good


Front jacket flap price-clipped, price stamp on front jacket flap. 1963 Hard Cover. 104 pp. ...an introduction and guide to a hobby whose international appeal has grown apace in recent years. It shows how the purchase of a model or a kit of parts can be the first step towards assembling a collection as varied or as specialised as interest and pocket dictate. The emphasis throughout is on mass-produced miniatures and the methods by which they can be converted into authentic replicas of individual cars by the average enthusiast, rather than upon the rare and exquisite products of craftsmen. View more info

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Automobile Quarterly's Great Cars and Grand Marques

By: Kimes, Beverly Rae

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1976

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2278777

ISBN: 0517307278

Condition: Near Fine


Top edge of jacket very lightly bumped. Ink name on front endpaper. 1976 Large Hardcover. 239 pp. Illustrated with over 300 full color photographs and other illustrations. In celebration of 15 years of publishing, the staff of...brought together the most memorable features from the pages of the world's finest publication of automobile history. This magnificent reference work combines a photograph galaxy of GREAT CARS AND GRAND MARQUES with meticulous research and incisive writing. View more info

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Corvette: America's Sports Car

By: Koblenz, Jay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Beekman House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196985

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1984 Large Hardcover. 265 pp. Here is the 30-year evolution of the Corvette told in lively words and hundreds of original photographs, many taken from the files of Chevrolet Division and the General Motors Design Staff. A treasure trove of information, this carefully researched volume also provides many new insights and facts about the car's development.Keywords: TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOTIVE AUTO CORVETTE SPORTS CAR FIRST EDITION View more info

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Complete Book of Collector Cars: 1930-1980 (New Edition)

By: Langworth, Richard M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Beekman House: 1995

Seller ID: 2281534

ISBN: 0517479346

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine lightly faded, ink gift note. 1995 Hard Cover. What is a collectible car? What is it that makes one car desirable to today's collector, while a seemingly similar one languishes for lack of interest? Which automobiles are considered true classics, and which have been accorded Milestone status These and many more questions are most often asked by many of the more than half-million people who are actively involved in the old car hobby today. View more info

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The World's Veteran to Vintage Cars

By: Lloyd, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: MacDonald: 1960

Seller ID: 2206938

Condition: Very Good


Ink note to front endpaper.Jacket laminate beginning to peel, quarter-inch by half-inch tear to top edge of jacket, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1960 Small Hard Cover. 192 pp. Foreword by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. From 1886 Hammel to 1930 Alfa Romeo. Profiles and b/w photos of early automobiles.Each description is supported by brief technical details of the engine, transmission and chassis, and there is a special section of the book devoted to historic racing cars of the immediate Post Vintage years.KEYWORDS: TRANSPORTATION AUTO AUTOMOTIVE AUTOMOBILES VETERAN VINTAGE CARS ANTIQUES COLLECTI... View more info

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Competition Car Composites: A Practical Guide

By: McBeath, Simon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Haynes: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195764

ISBN: 1859606245

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2000 Hard Cover. The use of 'composites' is now an essential element in the construction of competition cars, so it is important that those involved in the sport have a thorough understanding of what they are, and how they can be employed. This practical guide covers all aspects of composite fiber reinforced plastic manufacturing techniques: wet and dry laminating techniques; pattern making and constructing moulds; material upgrades; vacuum consolidation and elevated temperature cure; pre-peg fabrics in the home workshop, and more. View more info

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T-Model Tommy (The Discovery Series)

By: Meader, Stephen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1940

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2281656

Condition: Near Fine


1940 2nd printing, following 1938 first edition. Lacks jacket. An exceptional copy. x, 309, [1] pp. 8vo. Woodcuts by Edward Shenton on endpapers and throughout. A juvenile novel featuring the Ford Model T, by the author of more than 40 novels for children. View more info

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Adventures in Restoring Antique Cars

By: Mills, Burt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267105

ISBN: 0396075851

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Half-inch tear along top edge of jacket rear, a few minor chips to jacket edges, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1978 Hard Cover. xiv, 265 pp. Illustrated with photographs. For over twenty-five years Burt Mills has been restoring old cars. During that time he has worked on a surprising variety, among them the 1935 Packard V-12, 1951 Kaiser, 1923 Franklin, 1926 Marmon, 1948 Hillman, 1941 Lincoln Continental Coupe, the Mark V Jaguar, and a Phantom III Rolls Royce. Here he provides an account of his experiences that is as delightful as it is informative. View more info

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British Highways and Byways from a Motor Car: Being a Record of a Five Thousand Mile Tour in England, Wales and Scotland

By: Murphy, Thos. D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263374

Condition: Fair


First edition. Front hinge repaired, seven color plates absent, other nine present, sixteen duogravures absent, other sixteen present, front and end matter lightly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1908 Hard Cover. [xii], 318, [2] pp. 8vo. An early account of a voyage by automobile through England, Scotland, and Wales, illustrated with color plates and duogravures. View more info

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New England Highways and Byways from a Motor Car: Sunrise Highways (The See America First Series)

By: Murphy, Thos. D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290355

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Front board very lightly rubbed. 1924 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 327 pp. Top page ridge gilt. The twenty-four color plates are from original paintings by well-known artists, while the halftones are from photographs taken... Map showing route was drawn especially for this volume. CONTENTS: A Few Generalities; A Jaunt Through the North Country; Plattsburg to Boston; Plymouth and Cape Cod; New Bedford and Providence; Concord--Lexington--Sudbury; The Old Sea Towns of Massachusetts; Portsmouth to Portland and Back; Whittier-Land; The Mil... View more info

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Autocross Performance Handbook (Motorbooks Workshop Series)

By: Newton, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Motorbooks: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194875

ISBN: 0760327882

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2007 Large Softcover. 160 pp. Autocross is open to just about anyone with a helmet and a car. Aimed at all those autocross drivers who race the cars they drive every day, this thorough and easy-to-follow handbook covers everything from choosing the best class and car for competing to tuning, modifying, and racing that car. Richard Newton, an ASE-certified Master Technician, talks in a reader-friendly fashion about what can be done, why it should be done, and what might need to be altered when conditions change. He discusses the rule book and driving techn... View more info

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Drag Strip Danger (A Whitman Novel)

By: Olney, Ross R.; Kidder, Harvey

Price: $4.00

Publisher: A Whitman Book: 1972

Seller ID: 2204663

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, pages toned. 1972 Hard Cover. 212 pp. Two high school students get involved in drag strip racing and foil a conspiracy to wreck a race.Keywords: ROSS OLNEY DRAG STRIP DANGER WHITMAN NOVEL HARVEY KIDDER RACING SPORTS TEEN YOUNG ADULT FICTION TRANSPORTATION View more info

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A Stereoscopic Presentation of Packard Superiorities

By: Packard Motor Car Company

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Packard Motor Car Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2263375

Condition: Very Good


'Macyscope' glasses manufactured 'for viewing sculptural printing (MacyArt pictures)' laid in. Spine a bit rubbed. 1925 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. Oblong, 6 x 9. Colorfully decorated stapled binding. A promotional piece with six stereoscopic images featuring Packard vehicles, and details about the eight-in-line motor, shock absorbing system, lubrication system, safety features, and ease of maintenance. Inside the rear wrapper is a price list for ten models. View more info

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Pilgrimage on a Steel Ride: A Memoir About Men and Motorcycles

By: Paulsen, Gary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201626

ISBN: 0151930937

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine.Near Fine. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 179 pp. Nearing sixty, diagnosed with heart disease and feeling his mortality, Gary Paulsen buys his first Harley-Davidson and rides from his home in New Mexico to Alaska-and from the present into his past, through the landmarks of a singular life. Paulsen's journey is peopled with familiar faces, from the tough cop who saved him from juvenile delinquency to the prostitute whose career advice stopped him from quitting the army. And the work he does while on his bike-the work of mapping his life t... View more info

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Sports Cars of the World

By: Peterson Publishing

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Peterson Publishing: 1971

Seller ID: 2281526

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1971 Soft Cover. A company-by-company profile of the many sports-car manufacturers of Europe and America. View more info

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Popular Mechanics Guide to Basic Auto Repair and Maintenance

By: Popular Mechanics

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hearst Books: 1976

Seller ID: 2120026

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Boards rubbed. 1976 Large Hardcover. Topics covered include knowing your car, body and interior maintenance, tires, and much more! View more info

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Dennis McGrath -- Autocrat and Other Horseless Tales Hanging Thereby

By: Porter, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Herbert B. Turner & Co., Boston: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2171985

Condition: Good


First edition. A bit musty, boards lightly rubbed. 1904 Hard Cover. 211 pp. 8vo. An adventure novel written shortly after the advent of the automobile, published just 11 years after the first American car manufacturing company opened, and just a year after the formation of Ford Motor Company and the release of the Model A. View more info

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BMC and Leyland B-Series Engine Data

By: Porter, Lindsay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Osprey: 1985

Seller ID: 2268169

ISBN: 0850455979

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, corners lightly bumped, ink name on front endpaper, address label on half-title page. 1985 Large Hardcover. 237 pp. Comprehensive data and how-to guide to the popular B-series 4-cylinder engine used by Austin, Morris, MG, Riley and Wolseley, 1954-1981. Nearly 350 photographs, with full specifications. View more info

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Vintage Cars: Motoring in the 1920s

By: Posthumus, Cyril

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1973

Seller ID: 2281525

ISBN: 0600391310

Condition: Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1973 Hard Cover. A look at the cars of the 1920s, from the sporty roadsters to the affordable Fords. View more info

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Competition Cars of Europe

By: Pritchard, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale & Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267090

ISBN: 0709112513

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped, sticker on front jacket flap, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1970 Hard Cover. 208 pp. Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Matra, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche--names that have a touch of magic for all motor racing enthusiasts--together with such fascinating projects as the little known Spanish Nacional Pescara and French S.E.F.A.C. cars are the theme of this entertaining and erudite book. Anthony Pritchard has chosen to examine in detail the development and racing history of sixteen different competition cars, some successful, other dismal failures, but all characterist... View more info

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Italian High-Performance Cars

By: Pritchard, Anthony; Davey, Keith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Ltd.: 1967

Seller ID: 2207033

ISBN: 1903088100

Condition: Good


Former library copy--usual marks. Large stain to page ridges.Former library copy--usual marks. 1967 Hard Cover. 374 pp. Maserati, Lancia, Ferrari and Alfa Romeo--the leading Italian sports cars and names to conjure with--are the main subject of this book. The history and development of these superbly constructed and beautifully engineered cars is carefully traced with a full narration of their racing history, their virtues and their faults and a balanced assessment of their merits. A comprehensive specification table is given for every important model. The full histories of the products of the... View more info

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The Magic of a Name: The Rolls-Royce Story, Part Two: The Power Behind the Jets

By: Pugh, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Icon Books, UK / Totem Books, US: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195772

ISBN: 1840462841

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2001 Hard Cover. x, 342 pp. The Magic of a Name tells the story of the first 40 years of Britain's most prestigious manufacturer - Rolls-Royce. Beginning with the historic meeting in 1904 of Henry Royce and the Honourable C.S. Rolls, and the birth in 1906 of the legendary Silver Ghost, Peter Pugh tells a story of genius, skill, hard work and dedication which gave the world cars and aero engines unrivalled in their excellence. In 1915, 100 years ago, the pair produced their first aero engine, the Eagle which along with the Hawk, Falcon and Condor proved themselves in battle in th... View more info

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Motor Troubles: The Tracing of Direct-Current and Alternating-Current Motor Troubles and the Testing of Direct-Current and Alternating-Current Machinery

By: Raymond, E.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1909

Seller ID: 2206536

Condition: Good


Smudges to front board, front and rear hinges starting, front endpaper missing. 1909 Hard Cover. 197 pp. Includes illustrations. CONTENTS: Starting up; Sparking; Brush troubles; Characteristics of the induction motor; Locating faults in induction motors; Winding faults; Balking of induction motors; Mechanical troubles; Troubles with synchronous motors; Testing generators; Testing direct-current motors; Alternating-current generators; Testing induction motors.KEYWORDS: MOTOR TROUBLES TRANSPORTATION AUTO AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE DIRECT-CURRENT ALTERNATING-CURRENT DIRECT ALTERNATING CURRENT MACHINE... View more info

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The Illustrated Evolution of the Grand Prix & F1 Car

By: Read, Simon

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Veloce Publishing PLC: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194878

Condition: Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An exceptional copy. 1997 Large Softcover. 112 pp. 126 illustrations, many in color. This text illustrates and describes the technical evolution of Grand Prix cars from 1895 to 1997 and includes a look into the future with a representation of the F1 car to 2005. Approximately 100 milestone cars are illustrated in great detail and the technical development represented by each described.Keywords: TRANSPORTATION RACING AUTOMOTIVE GRAND PRIX FORMULA ONE F1 CAR RACECAR View more info

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Road & Track: 50th Anniversary Issue, June 1997, Volume 48, Number 10

By: Road & Track

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 1997

Seller ID: 2278693

Condition: Near Fine


Surface tear on front wrapper from removal of address label. 1997 Magazine. 330 pp. Road & Track: 50th Anniversary Issue, June 1997, Volume 48, Number 10. Collector's edition. The best Ferraris ever! Celebrating 50 years of automotive enthusiasm: road testing, technology, racing, history, humor, art. And more. View more info

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The Post War Touring Car (Thoroughbred & Classic Cars)

By: Robson, Graham

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Haynes/A Foulis Motoring Book: 1977

Seller ID: 2206568

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy.Top edge of jacket very lightly bumped. 1977 Hard Cover. 129 pp. ...what is a Touring car? What is a Grand Touring Car? Is today's Grand Touring car, tomorrow's Touring car? Do the definitions change over a period of time? ...Graham Robson leads you through the Alvises, Aston Martins, Singers, Facel Vegas, Lanchesters, Ferraris and Maseratis. The Citroens, Alfa Romeos, Lotus Cortinas and Studebakers. How do they relate to each other, to their era and how are they seen in retrospect?KEYWORDS: POST WAR TOURING CAR THOROUGHBRED CLASSIC CARS AUTO AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE TRANSPORTATION View more info