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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

Condition: Near Fine


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 MACHINERY AVIATION 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 casino owner William F. Harrah, and so the museum is sometimes referred to as The Harrah Collection. The museum opened in 1989.K... 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

Condition: Very Good


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, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle-class Americans could afford. In doing so, Ford converted ... View more info

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Official Automobile Blue Book, Vol. 1, 1917

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Automobile Blue Book Publishing Co.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291944

Condition: Good


First edition. Two inch tear along top edge of rear joint, edges rubbed, ink stamp on front paste-down endpaper. 1917 Full-Leather. 1048 pp. Large fold-out map precedes text. Numerous maps throughout. Blue book users will find an improved arrangement of indexes in this volume. The list of cities and towns, hotels and garages and all routes, under terminals, are combined on the pages following the folded General Index Map, in the Index section (front of book). CONTENTS: How to Use the Blue Book; Maps; Index Section; Special Information. View more info

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Famous GM Car: A General Motors Family Album

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: General Motors: 1962

Seller ID: 2295885

Condition: Near Fine


Light general wear. 1962 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. This booklet has pictured some of the GM cars of yesteryear. On this cover you see a few examples of early competing makes which are now only memories. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 structural technology and concludes with an introduction to the 3.5 ATMO regulations. View more info

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Sports and Classic Cars

By: Borgeson, Griffith; Jaderquist, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1955

Seller ID: 2281527

Condition: Good


Jacket rubbed w/ edge wear. 1955 Hard Cover. This book features more information on more sports cars than any other book in any language, this fully illustrated volume brings you the complete and exciting natural history of the sports car; and is the first book to devote a special section to the classic car. View more info

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Putnam's Automobile Handbook: The Care and Management of the Modern Motor-Car

By: Brokaw, H. Clifford; Starr, Charles A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292773

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine very slightly faded with minimal loss of gilt. 1918 Hard Cover. xiii, 348 pp. CONTENTS: What to do on purchasing a car; Some things to avoid; What an automobile is; What makes the engine go; Equipment and accessories; If well slicked the engine runs; Where lubrication is neglected; Sometimes the car smokes; The carburetor and its failings; Getting the most out of a gallon of gas; Things which make gas bills high; Care of the Tires; Skidding may be minimized; Can't-slip Heels lessen skidding; Avoid newly oiled roads; Watch your brakes; Why the auto steers easily; The elusiv... View more info

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The Auto Album

By: Burness, Tad

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278446

ISBN: 0395339669

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges lightly foxed. 1983 Soft Cover. xiii, 174 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Antique Era (To 1909): 1894, Electrobat - 1903, White Steam Car - 1907, Thomas Flyer - 1908, Rapid Bus; A Time of Change (The 1910s): 1910, Ford Model T - 1911, Reeves Octoauto - 1912, Alldays & Onions - 1913, Garford - 1914, Packard - 1914, Richmond - 1915, Chevrolet Royal Mail Roadster - 1916, Dunn Cyclecar - 1916 1/2, Milburn Light Electric - 1919, Auburn Beauty-Six - 1919, Pan; Boom and Bust (The 1920s): 1920, Velie 48 - 1921, Reo Speed Wagon - 1922, ... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Good


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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MG Cars: 1948-1951

By: Clark, R.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brooklands: 1978

Seller ID: 2281524

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1978 Stapled Binding. A collection of newspaper and magazine articles on MG cars from 1948-1951. View more info

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Original MGB with MGC and MGB GT V8: The Restorer's Guide to All Roadster and GT Models, 1962-80

By: Clausager, Anders Ditlev

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bay View Books: 1994

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2278781

ISBN: 1870979486

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head and jacket spine base lightly rubbed. Ink name on front endpaper. 1994 Large Hardcover. 152 pp. Drawing from factory records, parts lists and catalogues, as well as the accumulated knowledge of respected restorers, dedicated enthusiasts and a meticulous author, this book provides the most comprehensive survey of the MGB ever published. Accompanying the authoritative text are 265 specially commissioned colour photographs showing every permutation of MGB specification in remarkable detail. 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

ISBN: 1575440873

Condition: Very Good


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 AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE AMERICAN HISTORY View more info

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Early Cars (Discoveries and Inventions)

By: Dale, Rodney

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1994

Seller ID: 2206964

Condition: Very Good


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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The Cruel Sport: The Drama of Grand Prix Auto Racing

By: Daley, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1963

Seller ID: 2292422

Condition: Good


Ink name on endpaper, edge wear to jacket. 1963 Large Hardcover. A look at Grand Prix auto racing, one of the most dangerous sports of all time! View more info

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Airbrushing Automobiles: Tips, Techniques & Projects

By: Duin, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books: 1989

Seller ID: 2281532

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1989 Hard Cover. A complete guide to car-painting with an airbrush, from total-body coverage to accents and highlight work. 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

Condition: Good


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 advertisements from each vehicle's first days on the new car market. 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

Condition: Very Good


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, playwright, artist, poet, and journalist. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana[1] to Edward Salisbury and Sarah Mills Hubbard Field... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 Ford was a household name due to its introduction of the Model T in 1908, and the invention of the assembly line in 1913. The ... 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

Condition: Good


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 Ghia-built show car in the 1950s. The Dart was refreshed for 1970 with front and rear changes designed to bring the car clos... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 Cristina Garcia, author of the novel Dreaming in Cuban, and fifty-three color photographs by Joshua Greene - is a visit to th... View more info

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Automotive Encyclopedia: Fundamental Principles, Operation, Construction, Service, and Repair (Instructor's Manual)

By: Gauthier, W. Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc.: 1995

Seller ID: 2295099

ISBN: 156637152X

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper verso, a few pages loose but included. 1995 Large Softcover. 346 pp. Automotive Encyclopedia is a complete automotive library in one easy-to-understand volume. In addition to exploring the many sciences involved in vehicle operation, electricity and electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.this comprehensive textbook details the design, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of today's cars and light trucks. Automotive Encyclopedias concise presentation gives students a thorough understanding of automotive technology, service, and repair without overwhelming them ... View more info

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Healey: The Handsome Brute

By: Harvey, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's: 1978

Seller ID: 2281529

ISBN: 0312365187

Condition: Good


Jacket lightly rubbed, spine sunned. 1978 Hard Cover. A history of the first consumer car that could go 100mph, and the critical applause and reaction that it received upon its release. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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Classic Cars

By: Hicks, Roger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bramley Books: 1991

Seller ID: 2281533

ISBN: 0831714719

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1991 Hard Cover. Depicts the history of the manufacturers and makes that have had the greatest impact throughout the history of the automobile industry, including such greats as the Pontiac GTO, the Jaguar XK40, and the Kaiser-Fraser Henry J. View more info

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Restoring the Model A Pickup

By: Hils, Mack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mack Hils: 1982

Seller ID: 2272298

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1982 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. Filled with more pictures than words, this booklet is a 'must have' for anyone attempting to restore a Model A pickup! Includes color and black-and-white illustrations. 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

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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: $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