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Sowerby's Road: Adventures Of A Driven Mind (Inscribed copy)

By Sowerby, Garry

Halifax: Odyssey International, 2004. (CAD) SIGNED BY AUTHOR, no other markings, Fine. Wraps, 235pp. Mostlyt colour photos throughout doucument Sowerby's 25 years of motoring mania: trying to our drive the clock in a race around the world; dodging bullets in Kenya; tying his delirious partner to his seat on a flight over the Iran-Iraq war.... (1.9 JM FO 7/1. Signed by Author. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.99

THE IMPERIAL WAY, By Rail from Peshawar to Chittagong

By THEROUX, Paul; McCurry, Steve

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. USA) First Printing Owner's name stamp to corner of end paper, no other markings, Fine in unclipped Very Good Dj with small tear to rear flap fold corner Stated first printing. Red boards gold spine letters, 143 pp. Profusely illus. with colour photos by Steve McCurry. A heavy book. [2.5 JM FO 29/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.99

The Little Traction Line to Nowhere: The Springfield, Charleston, Washington & Chillicothe Railway 1904-1922 (Inscribed copy)

By Kirkpatrick Douglas B.

Medford OR: Kirkpatrick Publishing , 2012. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: "To D----/ From Doug", no other markigns, Fine. Wraps, 155pp, 56 B&W photos nad illus; 9 maps. This is a history of inteurban and municipal electric railways or "traction lines'. This book is devoted to the minisule Springfield and Washington Railways built almost overnight on a path across mud and ice from one small village to another. (1.5 JM FO 10/A1. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$24.99

MUSTANG Forty Year History (missing the DVD, Book only)

By Newhardt, David; Dzierzak, Lou

USA: Crestline, 2006. (USA) No DVD, Book only, No markings, Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Boards, 192pp, index, over 200 colour photos show 40 years of Ford Mustage history. A heavy book. (3.3 JM FO 31/0. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.00

The S & X Traction Line: The Springfield & Xenia Electric Railway 1902-1934 (Inscribed copy)

By Kirkpatrick Douglas B.

Medford OR: Kirkpatrick Publishing , 2010. (USA) 1st printing. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: "To D----/ A strong man/ Doug", no other markigns, Fine. Wraps, vi, 238pp, 96 B&W photos nad illus; 8 maps. This is a history of inteurban and municipal electric railways or "traction lines'. This book is devoted to the muinisule Springfield and Xenia Electric Railway in Ohio . (1.9 JM FO 10/a1. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$25.99

The Star and the Laurel: The Centennial History of Daimler, Mercedes, and Benz, 1886-1986

By Kimes, Beverly Rae

Montvale NJ: Mercedes Benz of North America, 1986. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, patterned end papers, 368pp, index, 32pp colour illus; lots of B&W photos and illus. This history is produced by Harris Lewine, the book producer and art director. A heavy book, (5.6 JM FO 58/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$38.99

Original Austin-Healey: The Restorer's Guide to 100, 100-Six and 3000

By Clausager, Anders Ditlev

UK: Bay View Books, 1990. (UK) 6th printing , 1996. No markings, Fine in unclipped Near Fine dust jacket with small tear to head of spine. Boards, 96pp, colour photos. Big Healey models covered in depth with bodywork, interior and mechanical details illustrated, original specifications and equipment. (2.5 JM FO 31/0. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$48.99

Murals from a Great Canadian Train/De L'Art Dans UN Grand Train Canadien

By Thom, Ian

Canada: VIA Rail Canada, 1986. (CAD) Presued 1st edition, No markings, Fine. Wraps, 191pp, colour reproductions of murals created for each of the 18 Via Rail dome cars in the 1950s; B&W photos. The text is in Englisha and in French. (2.0 JM FO 57/1. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.99

Casey jones' Locker: Railroad Historiana

By Shaw, Frederic

San Francisco: Hesperian House, 1959. (USA) Presued 1st edition. No markings, Near Fine; in unclipped worn dust jacket with rear flap detached from main body of Dj; DJ is in mylar sleeve. Green cloth, 192pp, index, line drawing and B&W photos from the age of Steam. (1.8 JM FO 19/2. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

Railways : A Pictorial History of the first 150 years

By Ellis, C. Hamilton

NY: Peebles Press, 1974. (USA) 1st American edition.(The book was first published in Britain). No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jackect with small hole punched through the corenr of the front panel. Blue leatherette, 18pp, then 408 B&W illus, then pages of index. Over 400 illus. A heavy book. (2.4 jM FO 32/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$15.99

100 Years of the Isle of Man TT: A Century of Motorcycle Racing - Updated Edition covering 2007 - 2012
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100 Years of the Isle of Man TT: A Century of Motorcycle Racing - Updated Edition covering 2007 - 2012

By Wright, David

UK: The Crowood Press, 2013. UK) Updated edition. No markings, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacketg with 1" tear to the base of spine of DJ. Boards, 288pp, index, 250 B&W and colour photo and illus. This is a history of the Isle of Man TT in which I believe thaere have been numerous deaths of the racers over the years. A heavy book. (2.6 JM FO 16/a5. 2nd. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$27.50

In the Ditch: Stories of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway 1929-65

By Stathers, Eric Prince

Bellevue WA: Stathers & Associates, 2016. (USA) 1st printing No marking, tiny scuff mark to back cover, otherwise Fine. Wraps, 176pp, index, B&Wphotos. The auhtor w Wrecking Foreman at the Squamish shops of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway. These are his experiences of going out with his crews to recover wrecked locomotives, cars and equipment all along the tough line between Squmish and Prince George, British Columbia. (1.8 JM FO 1/2. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$18.18

Vespa:  Style in Motion
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Vespa: Style in Motion

By Mazzanti, Davide

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2004. (USA) 1st printing. Remainder mark to bottom edge of pages, no other markings, hint of spine slant Very Good used copy. Wraps with flaps, 334pp, index, colour and B&W photos and illus. This is a history of theVespa scooter with specs and daigrams of all the 41 scotter models, plus comprehensive overviews of 15 classic models. A heavy book. (3.5 JM FO 28/2. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Remainder.

$33.49

CANADA LINE: Building the Canada Line Rapid Transit Project

By Canada line Rapid Transit Inc.

Vancouver: Canada Line Rapid Transit Inc., 2009. (CAD) This is book number 136 of 750 copies. No markings, Fine; no dust jacket as published. Leather with colour photographic pastedown, 34pp, colour photos of the tunneling, engineering works for the elevated guideways, the bridge, the stations and the trains of this light rapid transit project in Vancouver in 2009. (2.0 JM FO 57/2. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$27.50

LORDS OF THE LINE, The Men who Built the CPR (Signed copy)

By CRUISE, David and GRIFFITHS, Alison

Markham ON: Viking Penguin, 1988. (CAD) First Printing SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS to the title page, no other markings, very faint spot to leading edge of pages, Very Good in Very Good Dust jacket with a 1/2" tear and ctease to top edge of rear panel; Dj is in mylar sleeve. Black boards, xviii, 486 pp, index. Map endpapers. 3 maps in text and B&W illus. in text. A history of the men who builtthe CPR. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 15/5. Signed by Authors. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.95

The Big Race: The Story of Motor Racing

By Rosemann, Ernst; Demand, Carlo

Frankfurt: Nest Verlag, 1955. (GER) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, page edges toned, the hinges are good but the cloth spine has split down the length where it meets the front cover and has been repaired, thus Good only used copy; no dust jacket perhaps as published. Illustrated boards, cloth spine, 88pp, then 128 B&W plates, then vii, list of illustrations. This is a history of European motor racing to the early 1950s. The great glory of this book are the wonderful B&W illustrations of racing action by Carlo Demand. (2.0 JM FO 16/3. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$20.99

British Columbia Guide to Safe Driving

By Province of British Columbia

Victoria: Province of British Columbia, 1970. (CAD) No date, a guess at late 1960s. There are some checkmarks in ink to the examination questions pages, otherwsie about Very Good. Card cover, side-stapled, 55pp, road signage illustratiosn and small B&W illus. (1.0 JM FO 55/3. Staple Bound. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.50

Petersen's Basic Auto Repair Manual, 8th Revised & Updated Edition

By Spencer, Murray, Editor

Los Angeles: Petersen Publishing, 1977. (USA) No markings, a but of rubbing to edges of covers, Very Good. Wraps, 384pp, B&W photos. (2.1 JM LVR 200/3. 8th. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$18.90

Westwood: Everyone's Favourite Racing Circuit

By Johnston, Tom

Vancouver: Granville Island Publishing, 2006. (CAD) 1st edition. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 116pp, index, colour and B&W photos. This i a history of the Westwood Racing Circuit and the Sports Car Club of British Columbia. (2.2 JM FO 16/3. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$34.99

The Orient Express: A Century of Railway Adventures

By Des Cars, Jean ; Caracalla, Jean-Paul

London: Grand Express Books / Baton Transport, 1987. (UK) First English language edition. No markings, hint of spine slant, Very Good in unclipped Very Good dust ajcket with a bit of rubbing to panels and to edges. Boards, 160pp, B&W and colour photos and illus. This is a complete look at the history of the Orient-Express from the design of the train cars, uniforms, history of travel during the First Belle Epoque, the period duing WWI, to the Cold war. Many photos showing the inside of the cars, design details, posters and guides. A heavy book. (4.0 JM FO 59/0. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$26.50

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