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Emperor of the North [Pole] (Original photograph from the set of the 1973 film)

by Robert Aldrich (director); Mac Julian (still photographer); Christopher Knopf (screenwriter); Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyler (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1973
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$450.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1973. Vintage reference photograph taken on the set of the 1973 film, showing actor Lee Marvin to the far left, with a camera crew capturing the shot to the right. With the stamps of Warner Brothers and still photographer Mac Julian to the verso. Director Robert Aldrich's portrait of the hard-boiled men who made their reputations… Read more
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$450.00
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Original poster for the 1978 Daytona 500

by [Auto racing]

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Royal Books, Inc.
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 National Winston… Read more
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$300.00
image 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 Production Board… Read more
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$675.00
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Lamborghini: The Cars from Sant'Agata Bolognese (First Edition)

by Rob; de la Rive Box Richard Crump

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1981
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$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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$75.00
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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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$75.00
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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Hot Rods and Customs of the 1960s (First Edition)

by Andy Southard

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Royal Books, Inc.
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 to the front wrapper, else Near Fine.
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$125.00
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The Le Mans 24-Hour Race 1949-1973 (First Edition)

by Christian Moity

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
ISBN
9780801962905
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$75.00

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Radnor, PA: Chilton Books, 1975. First American Edition, preceded by the Swiss edition published the previous year by EDITA S.A. Photo-illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. Published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the race. A few small bumps to the rear board, else Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Ink annotation to the rear pastedown.… Read more
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$75.00
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Sebring: The Official History of America's Great Sports Car Race (First Edition)

by Ken Breslauer

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1995
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780964972209
Item Price
$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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Royal Books, Inc.
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 in a Near Fine… Read more
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$425.00
image 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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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1964
Item Price
$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 of illegal… Read more
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$8,500.00
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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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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1963
Item Price
$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 the archive… Read more
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$3,000.00
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Big City (Original photograph from the 1937 film)

by Frank Borzage (director); Dore Schary, Hugo Butler (screenwriters); Luise Rainer, Spencer Tracy (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1937
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$375.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1937. Vintage reference photograph from the 1937 film, showing actors Spencer Tracy and Luise Rainer at a street sign for Times Square. With holograph annotations on the verso. A gang bombing is wrongly blamed on a taxi driver's pregnant wife, leading New York city officials to threaten to deport her. Set and partially shot on location… Read more
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$375.00
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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Royal Books, Inc.
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. Dean,… Read more
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$2,450.00
image of Archive of 32 photographs and a reward poster for a train accident in Raytown, Missouri, 1970

Archive of 32 photographs and a reward poster for a train accident in Raytown, Missouri, 1970

by [Missouriana] [Train accidents] [Rock Island Railroad] [Pacific Railroad]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
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$950.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Archive of 32 vintage photographs documenting the October 20, 1970 collision of two trains along the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad line in Raytown, Missouri. Also included in the archive is a single broadside reward poster offering $5000 for information pertaining to the accident. According to a contemporary newspaper article which appeared in nearby Jackson… Read more
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$950.00
image 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 became popular… Read more
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$300.00
image 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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Royal Books, Inc.
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 the newly… Read more
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$450.00
image 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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Royal Books, Inc.
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 Waldorf Astoria… Read more
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$850.00
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 schemes of… Read more
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$450.00
image of Archive of 12 vernacular photographs of a tractor pull at the Boone County Fair in Indianapolis, circa 1964

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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Archive of 12 vintage vernacular photographs of a tractor pull at the Boone County Fair in Indianapolis, circa 1964. Tractor pulls became popular in the Midwest in the 1950s and 1960s, and endure to this day. Pulls generally consisted of tractors in varying weight classes competing in towing a drag, which was either composed of dead… Read more
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$475.00