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Monte Carlo or Bust!; Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies

by Davies, Jack (With Allen Andrews, Ken Annakin & Ronald Searle.) (Illustrations by Ronald Searle.)

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London: Dennis Dobson [0-234-77341-3] 1969, 1st printing. (Square 4to) np. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations. "Based on the Paramount film, MONTE CARLO or BUST!, this remarkable rally of the principal participants and, in the last stages, a commentator. The characters portrayed in the film...are… Read more
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Great Cars of the Forties

by Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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9780517479322
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Skokie: Publications International [0-517-47932-X] 1985. (4to) 80pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Color illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. "Car enthusiasts seem forever fascinated by the Forties. There are many reasons. World War II rendered this short decade automotively speaking, with a high number of rare and unusual models… Read more
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Trans-Atlantic Trimaran

by Piver, Arthur

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Mill Valley: Pi-craft 1961, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 152, 30pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Photographs, plans. The dust jacket is toned and a bit rubbed and creased on the back panel. "An engrossing adventure story as well as a tale of the evolution of a newly-developed type of sailboat based on… Read more
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New York: Arco Publishing 0-668-061464 [0-668-061464] 1984. (Small 4to) 145pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Reviewer's copy. Photographic frontispiece, photographs, diagrams, graphs. The dust jacket is price-clipped. "Few cars have caused as great a sensation as did the Porsche 944 when it burst into the racing scene at le Mans in 1981.… Read more
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New York: Arco Publishing [0-668-06145-6] 1985, 1st edition. (Small 4to) 137pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Reviewer's copy. Photographs, illustrations. The covers and spine are lightly faded along the top edge and the dust jacket is price-clipped. "The modern car owes more in its design roots than anything else to two of… Read more
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New York: Arco Publishing 0-668-061448 [0-668-061448] 1984. (Small 4to) 156pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Reviewer's copy. Photographs. The dust jacket is price-clipped. "Dominating the rally world in recent years has been one name - Audi Quattro. This revolutionary high performance coupe has been an outstanding success from every standpoint". Book about… Read more
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Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson [0-85174-241-6] 1976, 2nd printing. (Small 4to) 392pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Map endpapers, tables, photographs, illustrations, appendix, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped and edgeworn with a 1-1 / 2-inch chip to the top of the front panel near the spine. "Of all the sea trades… Read more
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New York: Crown Publishers [0-517-58702-5] 1997. (Hardcover) 418pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. Lightly shelfworn and the dust jacket has shallow chipping to the edges and corners. "The automobile was once seen as a boon to American life, eradicating the pollution caused by horses and granting citizens… Read more
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Automobiles of the World

by Lewis, Albert L. (With Walter A. Musciano.)

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9780671224851
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New York: Simon and Schuster [0-671-22485-9] 1977. (Hardcover) 731pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, glossary, index. Ex-library. "This magnificent encyclopedia of automobiles, featuring over 1,000 examples, tells the story of man's enduring fascination with the car and provides every collector and enthusiast with a unique illustrated record of the history and… Read more
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 978-0307-26478-7 [978-0307-26478-7] 2008, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 402pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Notes, index. "Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society? Or that most crashes happen on sunny, dry days? That our minds can trick us into thinking the next lane is… Read more
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New York: W.W. Norton & Co. [0-393-04904-3] 2000, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 240pp. Very good in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, diagrams, glossary, chronology, index. "This is the story of Dorothy Elizabeth, a 28-foot schooner. Particularly, it is the story of why to build a traditional wooden sailing vessel that relies on age-old methods… Read more
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New York: Public Affairs 978-1-61039-179-5 [978-1-61039-179-5] 2012, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 397pp. Very good in near fine dust jacket. Maps, illustrations, photographs, notes, index. "America was made by the railroads. The opening of the Baltimore & Ohio line - the first American railroad - in the 1830s sparked a national revolution in the way that… Read more
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Reading: Helix Books [0-201-62722-1] 1995, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 337pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, bibliography, index. "Between the mythical flights of Icarus and Daedalus and the establishment of the airplane as practical transportation lie centuries of inspired failure and dogged technological advancement. The Shoulders of Giants brings to life this… Read more
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New York: Arno Press 1981. (Hardcover) 304pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, diagrams, maps, appendices, glossary, index. Lightly edgeworn. "Comprehensive, detailed and fascinating reading for both professional military strategists and armchair buffs, AIRMOBILITY in VIETNAM: Helicopter Warfare in Southeast Asia is an exciting, eventful survey of the history and… Read more
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Hamilton: Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club 1982. (Hardcover) 255pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Color frontispiece, illustrations, tables, photographs, appendices, index. "The history of sail racing in Bermuda has been published by the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club to mark its centennial in 1982....The book chronicles the events and proceedings of… Read more
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London: Hermes House 978-1-84309-481-4 [978-1-84309-481-4] 2010. (4to) 256pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, black and white and color photographs, tables, diagrams, index. "The ultimate book for every tractor enthusiast, with a detailed portrait in words and pictures of the machine and its history". (Transportation, Agriculture, Encyclopedia, Farm Equipment, Farming, Tractors,… Read more
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Bath: Parragon Publishing [1-40545-326-5] 2006. (4to) 320pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, black and white and color photographs, bibliography, index. "Tractors of the World includes more than 220 of the world's greatest, and rarest, tractors. Beginning with the Froelich, first manufactured in Iowa in 1892, the book features all the best-known… Read more
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$42.00
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The Magic of a Name

by Nockolds, Harold

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London: G.T. Foulis & Co. 1959. (Hardcover) 283pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Color frontispiece, color illustrations, index. The covers are lightly splayed, and the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and has a chip missing from the top of the spine. "How suitable is the title the MAGIC of A NAME for… Read more
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New York: Lorenz Books [0-7548-0357-0] 1999. (4to) 256pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Patterned endpapers, frontispiece, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, index. "Tractors are an everyday sight and are taken for granted as an essential farming tool. However tractors were not always so ubiquitous and the complete mechanization of farming… Read more
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Man and Motor Cars; An Ergonomic Study

by Black, Stephen

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company 1966. (Hardcover) 373pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Diagrams, tables, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. There is a previous owner's book stamp on all edges and the front free endpaper and the dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn. "Prevention of death by automobile has… Read more
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