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Six Pack (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

by Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray (starring); Daniel Petrie (director); Mike Marvin, Alex Matter (screenwriters)

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Published
1982
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$375.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982. Final Shooting script for the 1982 film. A race car driver rescues a gang of orphaned children from the clutches of the corrupt county sheriff in a small Texas town. Set in Sweetwater, Texas, and shot on location in Buford, Suwanee, Powder Springs, Atlanta, and Jefferson, Georgia. Orange… Read more
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$375.00
image of Dino the Little Ferrari: V6 and V8 Racing and Road Cars - 1957 to 1979 (First Edition)

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Milwaukee, WI: Motorbooks, 2004. First printing of this edition, originally published in 1979 by Osprey. Profusely photo-illustrated throughout in black-and-white. A historical analysis of and tribute to the legendary Ferrari engine, including technical specs and racing performance records. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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$200.00
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Sebring: The Official History of America's Great Sports Car Race (First Edition)

by Ken Breslauer

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Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780964972209
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$250.00

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Cambridge, MA: David Bull, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. Photo-illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
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$250.00
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Bugatti: Carlo, Rembrandt, Ettore, Jean (First Edition)

by Philippe; Dejean Jacques Boulay (photographs)

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Published
1982
ISBN
9780847804467
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$425.00

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New York: Rizzoli, 1982. First American Edition, preceded by the French edition published by Editions du Regard in 1981. Photo-illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. A superb history of the Bugatti family: Carlo (the father, a furniture designer), Rembrandt Bugatti (son, a sculptor), and Ettore and Jean (son and grandson, automobile designers). Fine and unread… Read more
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$425.00
image of Two original photo albums documenting Dean Van Lines racing team at the Indianapolis 500, 1955-1956

Two original photo albums documenting Dean Van Lines racing team at the Indianapolis 500, 1955-1956

by [Auto racing] Jimmy; yan Al Dean (subjects)

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Published
1956
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$2,450.00

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Indianapolis: O'Dell and Shields Studios, 1956. Two vintage photo albums documenting Dean Van Lines Indy car team before, during, and after the Indianapolis 500 in 1955 and 1956, with legendary driver Jimmy Bryan at the helm. Several photographs stamped on the verso by the O'Dell and Shields Studios of Indianapolis, longtime contract photographers for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. … Read more
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$2,450.00
image of Archive of 14 vernacular photographs of open wheel races at the Iowa State Fair, circa 1950s

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Archive of 13 vintage single-weight vernacular photographs and 1 vintage double-weight vernacular photograph of open-wheel racing events held at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, circa 1950s. The photographs in the archive show close-ups shots of races at the Iowa State Fairgrounds' original half-mile dirt track, with the idiosyncratic vehicle designs and paint… Read more
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$450.00
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The Trip Back Down (Original script for the 1977 play)

by John Bishop (playwright); Terry Schreiber (director); John Cullum, Jill Andre, William Andrews (starring)

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Published
1975
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$325.00

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New York: Philip Rose, 1975. Draft script for the 1977 play, which premiered at the Longacre Theatre on January 4, 1977 and played for 70 performances, closing on March 5, 1977, with annotations on two pages in holograph pencil and marker highlighting dialogue. Professional race car driver Bobby Horvath returns to his hometown after eight years away and… Read more
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$325.00
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High Performance: Deadly Performance (Original screenplay for an unproduced television episode)

by Gordon Dawson (screenwriter)

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Published
1983
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$75.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers Television, 1983. Second Draft script for an unproduced (or retitled) episode of the television series "High Performance," which aired for one season (and only 3 episodes) on ABC in 1983. A former race car driver turned racing instructor is approached by a former CIA operative with a plan to start a highly specialized… Read more
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$75.00
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John Fitch: Racing Through Life (Signed First Edition)

by James Grinnell

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Published
1993
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781870519212
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$225.00

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Minster Lovell, UK: Bookmarque, 1993. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the subject, auto racing legend John Fitch, on the half title page. Near Fine in a lightly soiled, Near Fine dust jacket.
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$225.00
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Hot Rod Pictorial featuring SCTA Dry Lakes Time Trials of 1946, 1947, 1948 (First Edition)

by Veda Orr

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Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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$375.00

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Los Angeles: Floyd Clymer, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. Photobook compiling images, illustrations, and information from the first three issues of Veda Orr's self-published, mimeograph "Lake Pictorial" Hot Rod annuals. With eight full page illustrations by artist Dick Teague, all dated 1947. In 1937, after being introduced to the sport by her husband, legendary drag racer Karl Orr,… Read more
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$375.00
image of Six original photographs of pre-War California midget car racing in Los Angeles, circa 1941

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Los Angeles: N.p., 1941. Collection of six vintage photographs of California midget car racing, each with the same decorative border, at the short-lived Atlantic Speedway in Los Angeles, circa 1941. Featuring an unknown race car with number 23 painted on the tail, and "Warner Spl." painted just below the cockpit, a few of the mechanics responsible on-hand. "X34" rubber-stamps… Read more
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Twenty-four vernacular photographs from the final NASCAR race on Daytona Beach, 1958

by [Daytona Beach] [Nascar]

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Published
1958
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$1,750.00

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Daytona Beach, FL: N.p., 1958. Collection of 24 vintage vernacular photographs documenting the final NASCAR race at Daytona Beach, Florida, 1958. Occasional holograph pencil annotations or rubber stamps to the versos. The photographs in this collection document the final year the iconic Daytona NASCAR race took place on two miles of flat beach and two miles of… Read more
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$1,750.00