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Detroit: Packard Motor Car Company, 1955. Collection of 13 vintage photographs of a Packard Patrician 400, taken over the course of a factory endurance test drive to California, circa 1955. Included with the photographs is a copied "Design Analysis" sheet, noting the various mechanical issues experienced over the course of the trip, along with the business card of Packard… Read more
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$675.00
cover of Original vernacular photograph album documenting the vehicle ownership history of Greg Wildrick of Peru, Indiana, 1955-1966

Original vernacular photograph album documenting the vehicle ownership history of Greg Wildrick of Peru, Indiana, 1955-1966

by Greg Wildrick [Vernacular photography] [Automobile]

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Published
1967
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$1,850.00

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Peru, Indiana: N.p., 1967. Vintage stringbound vernacular photograph album documenting the vehicular obsessions of one Greg Wildrick of Peru, Indiana, who would ultimately kill four people in a motor vehicle accident and later die himself in the same manner while speeding. Approximately 150 black-and-white photographs and 50 color photographs, with holograph ink annotations captioning most of the images. … Read more
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$1,850.00
cover of Archive of 59 original photographs of automobile accidents, circa 1930s-1940s

Archive of 59 original photographs of automobile accidents, circa 1930s-1940s

by R. Werner (photographer)

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Published
1940
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$1,275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Archive of 59 photographs of automobile accident scenes or damage to vehicles in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, circa late 1930s through late 1940s. All photographs with holograph annotations to the rectos or versos, or stamps on the verso, indicating their use in legal proceedings, and occasionally with dates or locations. Also included is a brown… Read more
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cover of Archive of 24 vernacular photographs from a Depression-era road trip through the badlands of South Dakota, Idaho, and Wyoming

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N.p.: N.p., 1935. Archive of 24 vernacular photographs documenting a 1935 summer road trip through the badlands of South Dakota, Idaho, and Wyoming. Each photograph with holograph ink annotations identifying location to the margins, and holograph pencil annotations to the verso noting locations and dates, along with the stamp of Rays photography studio in LaCrosse, WI. Captured… Read more
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$625.00
cover of Original poster for the 1978 Daytona 500

Original poster for the 1978 Daytona 500

by [Auto racing]

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Published
1977
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$300.00

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N.p.: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, 1977. Vintage poster for the 1978 Daytona 500, held on February 19, 1978 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster is cross promotion for the 1978 Daytona 500 and Winston Cigarettes. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Winston Cigarettes sponsored the NASCAR Cup Series from 1971 to 2003. The 1978 NASCAR Grand… Read more
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$300.00
cover of Original oversize photograph of four women employees at a Buick plant, circa 1940s

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage oversize borderless photograph of four women workers at a Buick plant, posing on an in-process Buick on the assembly line, circa 1940s. As with many manufacturers, General Motors would convert a large percentage of their production lines to manufacture munitions for the military as a result of Franklin D. Roosevelt's establishment of the War… Read more
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$675.00
cover of Lamborghini: The Cars from Sant'Agata Bolognese (First Edition)

Lamborghini: The Cars from Sant'Agata Bolognese (First Edition)

by Rob; de la Rive Box Richard Crump

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Published
1981
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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London: Osprey, 1981. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine, with a small bruise to the bottom front edge, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket spine lightly faded, with light toning to the flaps.
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cover of AC Cobra: The Complete Story (First Edition)

AC Cobra: The Complete Story (First Edition)

by Brian Laban

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1991
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852234591
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$75.00

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Wiltshire, UK: The Crowood Press, 1991. First Edition. First Edition. Photo-illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. Fine and unread in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly edgeworn, with light rubbing to the rear panel.
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cover 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
cover of Hot Rods and Customs of the 1960s (First Edition)

Hot Rods and Customs of the 1960s (First Edition)

by Andy Southard

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Published
1997
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780760303290
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$125.00

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Osceola, WI: Motorbooks, 1997. First Edition. First Edition. Profusely photo-illustrated in color throughout. Holograph ink price annotation on the front wrapper, else Near Fine.
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$125.00
cover of Sebring: The Official History of America's Great Sports Car Race (First Edition)

Sebring: The Official History of America's Great Sports Car Race (First Edition)

by Ken Breslauer

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Royal Books, Inc.
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
cover of Bugatti: Carlo, Rembrandt, Ettore, Jean (First Edition)

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
cover of Corvette Summer [Stingray] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

Corvette Summer [Stingray] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

by Matthew Robbins (director, screenwriter); Hal Barwood (screenwriter); Mark Hamill, Annie Potts, Eugene Roche (starring)

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Published
1977
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$875.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1977. Revised Final Shooting script for the 1978 film, here under the working title "Stingray." A teenage boy (Mark Hamill) heads to Las Vegas, determined to track down his high school shop class' stolen project car, a tricked-out Corvette. Set and shot on location in Southern California and Nevada. … Read more
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$875.00
cover of Archive of material relating to drag racing events in Southern California, 1951-1964

Archive of material relating to drag racing events in Southern California, 1951-1964

by [Auto racing] [San Diego Timing Association] [Americana]

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Published
1964
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$8,500.00

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San Diego: San Diego Timing Association, 1964. Archive of vintage programs, bulletins, flyers, and newspaper clippings published by and relating to the San Diego Timing Association, a foundational sanctioning organization in US drag racing. In postwar America, the return of risk-loving, unmarried ex-GIs with advanced mechanical skills and extra money to spend led to the rise in popularity… Read more
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$8,500.00
cover of Archive of 163 vernacular photographs of speed runs at Bonneville, 1960-1963

Archive of 163 vernacular photographs of speed runs at Bonneville, 1960-1963

by [Auto racing] [Speed runs] [Bonneville Salt Flats] [Americana]

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Published
1963
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$3,000.00

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Tooele County, UT: N.p., 1963. Archive of 163 vernacular photographs, including 145 in color and 18 in black-and-white, capturing the 1960-1963 National Speed Trials (commonly known as Speed Week) at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Housed in 17 yellow envelopes, with dates and names of racers written in holograph ink annotation to the rectos. Offered with… Read more
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cover of Archive of two photo albums documenting Dean Van Lines racing team at the Indianapolis 500, 1955-1956

Archive of two 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
cover of Archive of ten vintage photographs of a full-size clay model Pontiac, circa 1970s

Archive of ten vintage photographs of a full-size clay model Pontiac, circa 1970s

by [Automobiles] [Pontiac]

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Published
1970
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$750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Archive of ten vintage photographs of a full-size clay car model, which appears to be a prototype of a mid-1970s second generation Pontiac Firebird. Two photographs with holograph touch-up work to the images, all with annotations in holograph pencil noting catalog numbers on the verso. The photographs in the archive do not explicitly identify… Read more
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$750.00
cover of Original flyer for a remote radio-controlled Ford Motors automobile event, 1934

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Pompton Lakes, NJ: Chivers Motor Company, 1934. Original flyer for a remote radio-controlled Ford Motors automobile event sponsored in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey on August 16, 1934. The event was sponsored by the Chivers Motor Company, featuring three Ford cars operated from a distance on the grounds of a local high school. "Magic car" or "phantom auto" shows… Read more
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$300.00
cover of Archive of 120 vernacular photographs of the Detroit Grand Prix, 1986-1988

Archive of 120 vernacular photographs of the Detroit Grand Prix, 1986-1988

by [Auto racing]

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Published
1988
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1988. Archive of 120 vernacular borderless color snapshot photographs of the Detroit Grand Prix, taken in 1986, 1987, and 1988. In the summer of 1982, the US became the first country to host three World Championship Grands Prix in one season, with the older Grand Prix West races in Long Beach and Las Vegas joined by… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Archive of 31 photographs of the General Motors Motorama, 1961

Archive of 31 photographs of the General Motors Motorama, 1961

by [Automobiles] [GM Motorama]

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Published
1961
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$850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1961. Archive of 31 vintage photographs of the final General Motors Motorama auto show, likely taken for press or publicity purposes, in San Francisco, CA in 1961. Housed in a brown paper sleeve with a holograph pencil annotation detailing the location and year. The GM Motorama originated as a small-scale auto show in 1949 at the… Read more
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$850.00