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The Big Healey's: A Collector's Guide

By: Robson, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Motor Racing Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281521

ISBN: 0900549556

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A valuable resource for anyone looking to purchase or restore a Big Healey. View more info

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The MGA, MGB and MGC

By: Robson, Graham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Motor Racing Publications: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2281522

ISBN: 0900549734

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. More than 100 photographs depict the cars in detail. Development and competition histories and performance and production information are also included. View more info

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Veteran and Edwardian Motor Cars

By: Scott-Moncrieff, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Batsford: 1963

Seller ID: 2274401

Condition: Very Good


Pages faintly toned. 1963 Mass Market Paperback. A look back at the earliest English automobiles. View more info

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Safety Fast: The Magazine for Those Who Practise Driving As An Art (July 1968)

By: Seager, Stuart

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Safety Fast: 1968

Seller ID: 2274420

Condition: Good


Crease to front wrapper, pages lightly toned. 1968 Magazine. We have more books available by this author!. Includes articles on production car trials, the Austin-Healey 100, and much more! View more info

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Safety Fast: The Magazine for Those Who Practise Driving As An Art (September 1968)

By: Seager, Stuart

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Safety Fast: 1968

Seller ID: 2274421

Condition: Good


Crease to front wrapper, pages lightly toned. 1968 Magazine. We have more books available by this author!. Includes articles on the MGCC, Whitney Straight, and much more! View more info

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The Austin Healey Year Book, 1978

By: Skilleter, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Magpie Publishing Company: 1978

Seller ID: 2278780

ISBN: 0906234018

Condition: Near Fine


Two inch chip to front jacket flap along hinge, small chips to jacket corners. 1978 Large Hardcover. 116 pp. A full comprehensive pictorial record of all Austin Healey models, combined with many pages of useful information to make an important and entertaining source of reference for enthusiasts. It covers: A history of the Healeys, with reminiscences from Gerald G. Coker designer of the '100's body shape: Reports from the 100/4 Register and the Sprite Register; News of overseas activities; How to keep your Healey healthy; A Guide with all performance and production data and a list of speciali... View more info

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The Cable Car Book

By: Smallwood, Charles; Miller, Warren Edward; DeNevi, Don

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1987

Seller ID: 1789165

Condition: Very Good


Jacket price clipped. 1987 Large Hardcover. 149 pp. The Cable Car Book, with its unique collection of over 150 black-and-white photographs, traces the history of the cable car and its ability to survive to the present day. View more info

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Skyliner: The Birth of the Retractable

By: Smith, Ben J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Taylor Publishing Company: 1987

Seller ID: 2276009

Condition: Near Fine


1987 Large Hardcover. 212 pp. The Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner (Retractable) is a two-door American full-size car with a retractable hardtop which was produced by Ford in the United States for the model years 1957, 1958 and 1959. In 1959 the model name changed to Ford Galaxie Skyliner very shortly after the production of 1959 models had started. The retractable roof mechanism - also known as Hide-Away Hardtop -[1] was unique to Ford branded products, and was not offered on Continental, Lincoln, Mercury, or Edsel branded vehicles during this time period. The Ford Skyliner Retractable was only the... View more info

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The Cycle Jumpers

By: Spiegel, Marshall

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley Medallion: 1973

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2283961

ISBN: 0425023621

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. 174 pp. He's the tops. He's the winner. He's the King! He's Evel Knievel, daring cycle jumper. Veteran of hundreds of successful death0defying leaps over the tops of cars, trucks, busses. Veteran, too, of the failed leap over the Snake River Canyon. Yes, Evel failed at Snake River, but no one else has even tried to make that jump. What made Evel the daredevil cyclist he became? What persuaded him to devote years of practice and study to such a dangerous sport as cycle jumping? What gave him the stre... View more info

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Pointed Questions and Direct Answers covering the Stanley Car, Twenty-Seventh Year

By: Stanley Motor Carriage Company

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanley Motor Carriage Company: 1924

Seller ID: 1686411

Condition: Fair


Top corner chipped, pages discolored around edges, some staining to cover & pages... this saw extensive use. 1924 Stapled Binding. No date. 24 pp. Based on foundation of company in 1897 and the reference to the 27th year in the title, this is a 1924 imprint. The company ceased operation in that year, so it seems unlikely it was issued later. Some of the questions are blatant lead-ins to descriptions of spec, etc., which one might expect from a promotional publication masquerading as an informational resource. Nonetheless, there is very useful information here, including descriptions of why the... View more info

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Vintage and Classic Cars

By: Stein, Ralph

Price: $5.00

Publisher: A Ridge Press Book/Bantam Books: 1977

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2277371

ISBN: 0553115693

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. A nice copy. 1977 Mass Market Paperback. 159 pp. Automotive treasures in full color. Presents the most distinctive cars to have graced the world's roadways since the automobile's invention. Each of the cars described here, from the stately Daimlers of the 1890's, to the phenomenally popular Model T Fords, to the superbly designed Pegasos and Bugattis so highly prized by collectors, has a unique style and character. Ralph Stein discusses technical features, recounts the history of each car, and describes with skill and authority the pleasures--and problems--of driving the classi... View more info

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The American Automobile

By: Stein, Ralph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: A Ridge Press Book/Random House: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278779

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink gift note on front paste-down endpaper. 1971 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 252 pp. The American Automobile relives what Mr. Stein calls that wonderful era when many American cars were still built with care and precision, and were still designed by men who put the stamp on their own genius on the rich variety of their machines. In the author's opinion, 22 marques deserve this description, plus electric cars and steamers--most of which Mr. Stein has personally driven or ridden, and all of which he has photograph... View more info

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Car (Eyewitness Books)

By: Sutton, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1990

Seller ID: 2278989

ISBN: 0679807438

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to page ridge. 1990 Hard Cover. Dramatic cutaway photos of engines, brakes, and other moving parts are among the intriguing captioned illustrations in this comprehensive overview of the history, development, workings, and far-reaching impact of motor vehicles. View more info

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The Technique of Motor Racing

By: Taruffi, Piero; Fangio, Juan Manuel; Tubbs, D.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert Bentley, Inc.: 1966

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2287402

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Half-inch by half-inch chip along top edge of front jacket panel, Half-inch by half-inch chip along top edge of rear jacket panel, one-cinch chip along bottom edge of rear jacket panel, stain along bottom edge of rear jacket panel. 1966 Large Hardcover. 125 pp. In his prophetic foreword to The Technique of Motor Racing, Fangio anticipates the importance Piero Taruffi's book would have for a generation of new drivers. Trained as both a racing driver and an industrial engineer, Taruffi provides a unique perspective on the art and science of motor racing. He drove for the work te... View more info

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Knight in Shining Armor: Our 1923 Trek in a Model 1917 Willys Knight Touring Car

By: Taylor, Bess

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267133

ISBN: 0533037131

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and inscribed by author: May 1979 For Connie--A Wonderful ____ adventures--adventures with this Knight__. To my ADK Sister Love, Bess. Light water damage to rear jacket, half-inch tear along top edge of jacket front, jacket front faintly foxed. 75 pp. Willys-Knight is an automobile that was produced between 1914 and 1933 by the Willys-Overland Company of Toledo, Ohio. John North Willys purchased the Edwards Motor Car Company of Long Island, New York, in 1913, moving the operation to Elyria, Ohio, where Willys owned the plant that had previously manufactured the Garford au... View more info

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Riley RM-Series

By: Taylor, James

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Motor Racing Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273780

ISBN: 0947981365

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1990 Hard Cover. 192 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. The Riley RM Series is an executive car which was produced by Riley from 1945 to 1955. It was the last model developed independently by Riley prior to the 1952 merger of Riley's still new owner Nuffield, with Austin to form BMC. The RM series was originally produced in Coventry, but in 1949 production moved to the MG works at Abingdon. The RM models were marketed as the Riley 1½ Litre and the Riley 2½ Litre.[1] There were three types of RM vehicles produced. The RMA was a large saloo... View more info

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Automobile Quarterly's World of Cars

By: The Editors of Automobile Quarterly

Price: $10.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1971

Seller ID: 2278778

ISBN: 0525060006

Condition: Very Good


Minor chip along base of front jacket panel, a few minor chips to jacket spine head and top edge of rear jacket panel, ink price on front jacket flap, jacket lightly toned. Pages faintly toned. 1971 Large Hardcover. 223 pp. This authoritative selection of articles and full-color photographs derived from Automobile Quarterly represents an international honor roll of the world's most significant automobiles of all classes - antique, classic, special-interest and sports/racing cars. View more info

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Cars of the 40s (Classic Car Quarterly Spring 1979)

By: The Editors of Consumer Guide

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Louis Weber: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1806217

Condition: Very Good


Collector's Edition. 1/2 date stamp on front wrapper. 1979 Magazine. 98 pp. Cars of the 40s (Classic Car Quarterly Spring 1979) View more info

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Henry Ford: Highlights of His Life (Men Who Made History)

By: The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village: 1954

Seller ID: 2206090

ISBN: 1258164302

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1954 Stapled Binding. 20 pp. Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American industrialist, 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 he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle class Americans could afford. In doing so, Ford converted the automobile from an expensive curiosity into a practical conveyance that would profoundly impact the landscape of the 20th Century. His introduction of the Model T ... View more info

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The Science of Formula 1 Design: Expert Analysis of the Anatomy of the Modern Grand Prix Car

By: Tremayne, David

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Haynes Publishing: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2194872

ISBN: 1859609996

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 2004 Hard Cover. 160 pp. Leading F1 journalist David Tremayne unravels the mysteries of modern Grand Prix car design in this fascinating all-color book. Using information gleaned from the sport's leading designers, the authoritative, extensively illustrated text, written with the armchair enthusiast in mind, explains just how a Formula 1 car works. The philosophy and technology behind the chassis, engine, transmission, electronics, steering, suspension, brakes, tyres and aerodynamics are analyzed, and the important question of how these parts and systems interact is explored. An... View more info

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Art and the Automobile

By: Tubbs, D.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Seller ID: 2281530

ISBN: 0448164256

Condition: Good


Jacket rubbed. 1978 Hard Cover. An examination of artistic depictions of automobiles through the years, and the many ways in which automotive-era transformed its representation. View more info

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Motor Land

By: Way, Barnard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd: 1939

Seller ID: 2196374

Condition: Good


Front board loose from spine, ink note on front endpaper, cover and pages toned, pages foxed. 1939 Small Hard Cover. 63 pp. An illustrated story about various forms of transportation and motor vehicles. View more info

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Stop at Nothing (Simon Herald, Book 2)

By: Welcome, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206762

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good.Jacket edges lightly rubbed, half-inch tear to top edge of jacket front, light stain to bottom edge of jacket rear, a few minor chips. 1960 Hard Cover. 205 pp. A variety of things combine to persuade one-time amateur racing driver Simon Herald that his life has reached a turning point. All at odds with himself, his wife, and her friends, he goes to the elaborate party given by the mysterious multimillionaire Mr. Mantovelli only because he has nothing better to do. By accident he finds himself inextricably enmeshed in a web of intrigue. The excitement then moves rapidly... View more info

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Power (The Spirit of America, Book 3)

By: Whited, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2264734

ISBN: 0553231065

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine creased, general shelf wear, pages lightly toned. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. 423 pp. The dramatic tale of one magnificent family forging a glorious future for a growing America. America was surging toward the 20th century with astonishing energy and growth. Across a restless land, daring pioneers led an entire nation roaring down undreamed roads and soaring into limitless skies. As the automobile and airplane became symbols of America's indomitable power, the country offered wealth and success to all who were bold enough to see the future...and to claim it as their own. Th... View more info

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Motor Transports in War (The Pocket Books, Illustrated)

By: Wyatt, Horace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1914

Seller ID: 2273808

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips. 1914 Hard Cover. vi, 192 pp. First published in 1914 as part of The Daily Telegraph War Books series. The author was advisor on heavy motors to The Autocar, consulting editor of Motor Traction, and Honorable Secretary of the Imperial Motor Transport Council. With an introduction by the editor of The Autocar and illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings. View more info