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'71 Club Wagons by Ford. Club/Custom/Chateau. Promotional Booklet

By: No author Given

Price: $15.00

Publisher: No Place, Ford, Presumed Publisher, 1970


Wraps. Quarto, approximately 8 1/2 by 11 inches. 8 pp., including covers. Color photos and illustrations throughout. A promotional booklet advertising Ford Club Wagons (passenger vans), including conversion vans designed for camping or travel. Including basic specs for the vehicles, as well as optional custom features. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading and scuffing to the covers. Light edgewear. Minor soiling to the rear cover. View more info

1982 Ford Mustang Promotional Sales Booklet

By: No author given.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: No Place, Ford, presumed Publisher,


No place or date, presumed circa 1982. Color photo illustrated wraps. Square quarto. 19 pp. Color photos throughout. A promotional sales booklet advertising the various models of the 1982 Ford Mustang, including the GLX series, and providing a look at the technical aspects and features of the various modes. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading, rubbing and edgewear. A hint of a musty odor when opened. View more info

A Busy Man's Textbook on Automobiles

By: Faurote, F.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lansing, MI, R.E. Olds Museum Assn. Inc. Publisher,


Brown printed wraps. 48 pp. Black and white photos and illustrations throughout. A reproduction of the 1907 edition of this work, providing a detailed look at the components and mechanics of 1907 era cars/automobiles. With a section of Oldsmobile cars in the rear, as this was presumably issued to accompany new models from that company. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading. Light curling along the extremities. View more info

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Art of the Bobber

By: Drate, Spencer; Salavetz, Judith; Mardikian, Alex

Price: $70.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Motorbooks, 2006

Edition: First Edition


First edition. Red paper covered boards in unclipped dust jacket. Square folio. 224 pp. Color photos throughout. A primarily visual look at custom built and modified motorcycles that reflect the bobber style. Most are recently done, featuring work by Orange County Choppers, Covington's Cycle City, Fat City Cycles, Indian Larry, The Rat's Hole, Johnny Chop and many others. VERY GOOD condition. Minor toning, soiling, rubbing, wrinkling and edgewear to the jacket. Minor fad... View more info

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Automobile and Machinery Illustrations. Made by the Caxton Company Designers, Engravers, Printers and Photographers

By: No Author Given

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., William Feathers/ Printers Inc, 1975


Unpaginated. In stiff paper wraps, saddle sewn. A collection of illustrations of automobiles and machinery, originally printed by the Caxton Company in 1907, in an effort to showcase their printing capabilities. In VERY GOOD condition. Upper and lower fore edge corners bumped with diagonal creases. A few faint horizontal creases present emanating from the binding. Some scuffing along the extremities. Very minor soiling. Inner text clean and solid with the lower corner bu... View more info

Automobile Map of Eastern Massachusetts.

By: No author Given

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Walker Lith and Pub. Co, 1909


Single sheet, folded, about 27 by 34 inches unfolded. Paper mounted on linen. A color road map of Eastern Massachusetts, depicting the Boston area, as well as parts of the North and South Shore. GOOD condition. Heavy browning, with moderate to heavy scattered soiling and staining to the map and linen. Ink stain to the Lynn area. View more info

Corvette 1966-72 Shop Manual. Tune-up and Maintenance Guide

By: No Author Given

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Carbooks Inc.,


Un-paginated. With black and white photos and illustrations throughout. A manual to basic repairs, tune-ups, and maintenance for the 1966 to 1972 Corvette. GOOD condition with moderate soiling, minor staining and writing to the covers. General fading, scuffing and edgewear. Minor foxing and soiling to the page edges. Interior solid with minor scattered soiling. View more info

Ice Racing in the Monadnock Region in the 1940s

By: Longe, Al (compiler)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lower Ashuelot, Self Published, 1998


Spiral bound with clear covers. 8 ½ by 11 inches. Unpaginated. Reproduced photos throughout, some of poor quality. A collection of articles reproduced from newspapers that covers various auto ice races and news of ice racing in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire, spanning the 1940s. With a few reproduced full page photos from a private collection. This assembly mentions notable local racers, races, etc. GOOD+ condition. Some scuffing, soiling and wear to the clear co... View more info

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La Suisse Et La Savoie Guide de L'Automobiliste 7ieme Edition/Siebente Ausgabe. Fuhrer Fur Automobilfahrer Die Schweiz und Savoyen [Automobile Guide to Switzerland and Savoy Regions in europe]

By: Wagner, Otto Richard

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Bern, Wagnersche Verlagsanstalt, 1914


314 pages plus index, as well as a fold out map in the rear. All text in FRENCH and/or GERMAN. A guide for the years 1914 and 1915 for automobiling and touring in Switzerland and the Savoy region of Europe. With many in text small and large road maps, in color. Advertisements appear throughout for various car parts and autos, etc. In VERY GOOD condition. General fading to the covers, mostly the front cover and the spine. Minor soiling and scuffing. Minor to moderate bump... View more info

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Motor-Car Touring Society of the City of New York 1907-1919

By: Hellman, Geoffrey T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed at the George Grady Press, 1941


One of 125 copies. Brown paper covered boards. 41 pp., plus four black and white photos in the rear. A short work providing a brief history of the club and its members, as well as providing a chronologically arranged descriptive list of events. This includes menus, actions of members, etc. With a card laid in stating 'With A.E. Gallatin's Compliments,' Gallatin being one of the founders and president of the club. This is presumably Albert Eugene Gallatin, descendent of t... View more info

Original Vw Beetle. The Guide to European Models (1945-1978), Mexican Beetles and New Beetle

By: Meredith, Laurence;Hughes, Mark

Price: $100.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, MBI Publishing, 1994


Expanded and updated edition. Hardcover in unclipped jacket. Isbn#1901432270. A look at the history of the VW Beetle from its inception to the 1990's with in depth data on model specifications, production changes, innovations, options and accessories, information on buying and restoring, Mexican Beetles, etc. Well illustrated with photos. One of the best books on the Beetle. VERY GOOD+ jacket on a NEAR FINE book. Minor soiling to the jacket. Some scuffing and minor wear ... View more info

Porsche 911. Perfection by Design

By: Leffingwell, Randy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Motorbooks, 2005


Black cloth in unclipped jacket. Square folio. 352 pp. Color photos throughout. A history of the origins, design and evolution in design of the Porsche 911 automobile, discussing racing models, as well as those for use by the average consumer. VERY GOOD condition. Minor scuffing, a hint of toning and soiling to the jacket. Light edgewear. Minor fading to the book. View more info

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Studebaker Motoring Accessories Catalog

By: No author Given

Price: $45.00

Publisher: No Place, Studebaker Corporation, Publisher,


No place, perhaps 1946 based on the code on the rear cover '5-15-46.' Blue and brown wraps, with hood ornaments on the front. Small folio, oblong format. 20 pp., including covers. Black and white illustrations throughout. A catalog of various accessories available for the Studebaker cars, including electronic turn signals, hood ornaments and winguards, automatic windshield washer, new innovations in radio, locking gas cap, etc. GOOD condition. Faint business stamp on the... View more info

Superfinish: The Mark of Modernism. Developed by Chrysler

By: No author given

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No Place, Chrysler, Presumed Publisher,


No place or date, circa 1941. Wraps. 7 ¼ by 5 ¼ inches. 16 pp., including covers. Tan, black and white illustrations throughout, some cartoon style. A promotional booklet discussing the benefits and technical aspects of a new innovation in joining metal parts of a car, termed superfinish by Chrysler. VERY GOOD condition. Minor soiling. Small crease to the upper rear corners. Minor finger smudges to the rear cover. View more info

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The American Pickup Truck

By: Mueller, Mike

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Osceola, WI, MBI Publishing Company/Easton Press, 1999


Green leather with gilt ruling and decorations. Pastedown color photo of a truck on the front cover. Silk endpapers. 160 pp., including index. No publication information from Easton Press on the interior, but their logo is present on the lower spine. With color photos throughout. A history of the production and evolution of the American pickup truck, covering its pre-history, minitrucks, modified pickups of the 1950s, the Ford Ranchero and the Chevrolet El Camino and oth... View more info