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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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