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Speed Power and Economy Handbook For All Cars

By: Newhouse Automotive Industries

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Newhouse Automotive Industries: 1953-01-01

Edition: 14th Revised Edition

Seller ID: 190506004

Condition: Very Good


Vintage Softcover, (Stated High Mileage Edition) 1953 14th Revised Edition Newhouse Automotive Industries 136 pages. Very Good, in illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear, a few small spots and some age-toning to covers. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and unmarked. Subtitled - Revealing Hi-Mileage Tricks of the Master Mechanics, Secrets of the Speedway Champions and Speed Shop Methods. Handsome and scarce early Hot-rodder publication. LOC SSS-02 View more info

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Antique and Classic Cars from the James C. Leake Collection - Auction held Ma...

By: No Author Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Christie, Manson & Woods: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: HQ-50V7-IV1C

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, 1974 Christies 77 pages. Very Good, in wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers and edges-only flaw is a faint sticker shadow on the front cover at the upper r/h corner. No notes or writing-all pages are clean and crisp. 71 beautiful B&W photographs plus 7 in color- all with comprehensive descriptions of the automobile being sold. This catalogue (published by Christies) was required for admission to the Auction which was held in Arlington,Texas. LOC-SSS-16 View more info

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Rolls-Royce The Living Legend [Hardcover] by Post, Dan R.

By: no author stated

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Post Motor Books: 1962-01-01

Seller ID: JP-4ENL-EZHE

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover Limited Edition 1962 Post Motor Books 383 pages. Near Fine, no DJ. Dark Gold boards with deep blue titles. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to boards - corners sharp. Previous owner stamp on inside covers keeps this book from being Fine. No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. LOC SSS-04 View more info

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Volkswagen Beetle: The Rise from the Ashes of War by Parkinson, Simon

By: Parkinson, Simon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Motorbooks Intl: 1996-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JL-OZT7-V0J8

ISBN: 1874105472

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, First Edition Simon Parkinson/Veloce Publishing 128 pages. Very Good+, in a VG+ DJ. Minor shelf wear/rubbing and edge wear to Dust Jacket-now in a Brand New Mylar Cover. Red Cloth boards with two tiny bumped corners...previous owner name and stamp on FFEP. No notes or highlighting-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. Very Scarce. The little known story of how the British restarted production of Hitler's people car after World War II. Over 180 B&W photos. ISBN-1874105472. LOC SSM-03 View more info

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The Design and Tuning of Competition Engines

By: Philip H. Smith

Price: $45.00

Publisher: G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.: 1957-01-01

Seller ID: 190327001

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, 1957 G. T. Foulis London 399 pages. Very Good, no DJ. minor shelf/edge wear and rubbing to green cloth boards with gilt and black spine accents - corners sharp with some wear. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and unmarked. The last page of the book which is blank has age-toning. 27 chapters and appendices and 75 illustrations. A classic in its field. Nice vintage copy. LOC SSE-07 View more info

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Shop Manual 1941 and 1942 Models Pontiac Motor Division

By: Pontiac Motor Division/GM

Price: $50.00

Publisher: General Motors Sales Corporation: 1942

Seller ID: 190120001

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with scarce Pontiac Body/Chassis Lubrication Chart, 1942 Pontiac Motor Division/ GM Sales Corporation 414 pages. Very Good, in illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear to covers. Front panel has a few faint creases and the spine cloth (actually cloth tape) is loose at the bottom edge for about a half inch. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and intact. Binding solid and tight. Loaded with photos and diagrams. Laid in is the scarce fold-out Pontiac Lubrication Chart - one side is the body and the reverse is the chassis. This is the cleanest copy I've seen in 25 years. ... View more info

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The principles of self shifting gear transmissions for automobiles

By: Powell, Clarence Henry

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Edwards brothers, inc.: 1934-01-01

Seller ID: 140826002

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, 1934 Edward Brothers, Inc Ann Arbor, MI 66 pages. Very Good in brown wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear and a few dents to covers. No notes or writing-All pages are clean, and crisp. Early treatise on automatic transmissions for automobiles six years prior to their introduction. (first automatic transmission using hydraulic fluid was developed in 1932 by two Brazilian engineers, Jos�© Braz Araripe and Fernando Lehly Lemos and subsequently the prototype and plans were sold off to General Motors who introduced it in the 1940 Oldsmobile as the "Hydra-Matic" transmission). LOC BF--SSS-... View more info

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Porsche 356 - 1952-1965

By: R.M.Clark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brooklands Book DistributionLtd: 1966-01-01

Seller ID: 190607003

ISBN: 0946489246

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, UNDATED Motorbooks International 100 pages. Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers/edges. NOTE: This copy has a very different front cover. (Green cover with Yellow Titles and White Porsche in middle of front cover) No notes/writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp. A collection of 29 different articles on the Porsche 356 from all the leading specialist auto publications/magazines in the US and Overseas from 1952 to 1983. A treasure trove of information for the owner/enthusiast, including driving reviews, road tests and specifications. ISB... View more info

Image for 1958 58 August ROAD and TRACK Magazine, Volume 9 Number # 12 (Features: Road Test On Austin Healey Sprite, Borgward TS Isabella Coupe, & Lincoln Continental Mark III)

1958 58 August ROAD and TRACK Magazine, Volume 9 Number # 12 (Features: Road Test On Austin Healey Sprite, Borgward TS Isabella Coupe, & Lincoln Continental Mark III)

By: Road and Track

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Enthusiasts Publications, Inc.: 1958-08-01

Seller ID: 150614014

Condition: Very Good


Single Issue Magazine, Road & Track Aug 1958 Enthusiasts Publications, Inc. 76 pages. Retail copy-no address label. Very Good, in wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner marks, no notes or writing-all pages are clean and crisp with a touch of toning, (3 pages have a fold that have been straightened). Articles on: Austin-Healey Sprite Road Test, Borgward TS Isabella Coupe, Lincoln Continental Mark III, Crosley Special (page 16), Bentley Classic Road Test, 1938 Bentley Sports Tourer and more. Plus ads for vintage cars and accessories. A very nice copy. LOC SSM-03 View more info

Image for 1959 59 January ROAD and TRACK Magazine, Volume 10 Number # 5 (Features: Road Test On Corvette Super Sport & Goliath Tiger)

1959 59 January ROAD and TRACK Magazine, Volume 10 Number # 5 (Features: Road Test On Corvette Super Sport & Goliath Tiger)

By: Road and Track

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Enthusiasts Publications, Inc.: 1959-01-01

Seller ID: 150614013

Condition: Very Good +


Single Issue Magazine, Road & Track Jan 1959 Enthusiasts Publications, Inc. 76 pages. Retail copy-no address label. Very Good+, in wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. No previous owner marks, no notes or writing-all pages are clean and crisp with a touch of toning. Articles on: 1959 Corvette Road Test, paris Show and London preview, Goliath Tiger Road Test, Ice Racing, Alvis Speed 20 and more. Plus ads for vintage cars and accessories. A very nice copy. LOC SSM-03 View more info

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (Progress in Technology) by Sae Powerplant Activity

By: Sae Powerplant Activity

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers Inc: 1981-12-01

Seller ID: 39-SZM0-G63A

ISBN: 0898831083

Condition: Used: Like New


Hardcover, in Like New Condition, just a touch of shelf wear to boards and edges...no previous owner marks... no notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...ISBN-0898831083...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-7 View more info

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Automobile sheet metal repair (Chilton's automobile mechanics' series)

By: Sargent, Robert L

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chilton Co., Book Division: 1961-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190828003

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Stated First Edition 1961 Chilton 423 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. just a touch of shelf/edge wear to red cloth boards with gilt titles and blue accents - corners lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear and rubbing to original unclipped Dj - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and unmarked. Best primer on the basic metallurgy and techniques of straightening sheet metal. Here is where you learn how to use body solder (Lead), not Bondo. A classic in its field an a necessary reference for any serious auto restorer. A very handsome copy in DJ. LOC SSS-28 View more info

Image for History of Mercedes-Benz motor vehicles and engines by Schildberger, Friedrich

History of Mercedes-Benz motor vehicles and engines by Schildberger, Friedrich

By: Schildberger, Friedrich

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Daimler-Benz AG: 1972-01-01

Seller ID: DZ-RGWZ-TN6O

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, 1972 Stated Fifth Edition Daimler Benz 278 pages. Near Fine, in a Good+ DJ Tan cloth boards with brown and white titles and design- corners sharp. Moderate shelf/edge wear to DJ with a small tear to DJ at edge of spine. Previous owner stamp on inside covers. No other notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Also laid in is an article from the Detroit News Aug 18, 2000 about the Mercedes SLK 320. LOC SSS-02 View more info

Image for Volkswagen Beetle: Coachbuilts and Cabriolets 1940-1960 by Seume, Keith; Shai...

Volkswagen Beetle: Coachbuilts and Cabriolets 1940-1960 by Seume, Keith; Shai...

By: Seume, Keith; Shaill, Bob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bay View Books: 1993-09-01

Seller ID: CI-YV5M-MTTU

ISBN: 1870979338

Condition: Very Good+


Large Oversize Softcover, 1993 Bay View Books 127 pages. Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. Previous owner name and address on inside front cover (was a member of the Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Club) All pages are bright, clean and crisp. The first-ever book on special-bodied Volkswagens built on the beetle floor pan. Who knew that the beetle was this versatile and yes--great looking. NOTE: As of July 11, 2019, it is official - The last Volkswagen Beetle rolled off an assembly line into eternity in Puebla, Mexico. The VW Beetle is no more. ISBN-18709... View more info

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Henry Ford;: His life, his work, his genius,

By: Simonds, William Adams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill company: 1943-01-01

Seller ID: 150928008

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover, Signed by the Author, 1943 Bobbs-Merrill 365 pages. Very Good+ in a Good+ DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to terra cotta boards with gilt titles and accents - corners sharp. Moderate shelf/edge wear and some chipping to unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Author Simonds claimed "almost twenty years of association with Mr. Ford in various capacities," and based his biography on personal knowledge as well as the printed record and "testimony of those who have known him best." 14 pages of B & W photos. (note: Simonds was also the biographer of Thomas Alva Edison) Warm inscription to the previous ow... View more info

Aspects of Internal Combustion Engine Design (SAE Detroit section, Junior Act...

By: Society of Automotive Engineers, Detroit Section Junior Activity Staff

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers Inc: 1983-03-01

Seller ID: RV-YYET-MI87

ISBN: 0898833035

Condition: Used: Good


Softcover, in Good Condition, minor shelf wear to covers and edges...no previous owner marks... no notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp... ISBN-0898833035...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-7 View more info

Allstate Scooters & Cycles 1951 1961

By: Somerville

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Cushman Publications: 1990-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140815005

Condition: Used: Like New


Softcover, 1990 Cushman Publications 56 pages..Near Fine in pictorial wraps..just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers..no notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp..A comprehensive guide to the history of Allstate Scooters and Cycles that were made by The Cushman Motor Company of Lincoln, Nebraska and sold by Sears in their retail stores and catalogs..filled with vintage B&W photographs, vintage ads, specifications, prices and more..Scarce..LOC SSM-5 View more info

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The Classy Ford V8

By: Sorensen, Lorin

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Silverado: 1982-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190607005

ISBN: 0942636007

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, First Edition 1982 Silverado Publishing/Motorbooks International 239 pages. Very Good+, no jacket as-issued. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to chocolate brown padded leatherette boards with a color paste-down on the front panel, small scuff and tiny bump to rear panel-corners sharp. No previous owner markings, no notes-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Excellent book detailing the history of the Ford V-8's from 1932 to the last of the Flathead Fords. Loaded with hundreds of vintage B&W photographs and a few in color. Published as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Ford V-... View more info

The Album of Early American Gas Tractors

By: T. H. Smith

Price: $69.00

Publisher: T. H. Smith: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140307002

Condition: Used: Good


Plastic comb-bound Softcover, 1955 1st Edition T.H. Smith Joliet,IL unpaginated...in Good+ condition...minor shelf/edge wear to covers, a few pages have corner folds and one page at the rear has a moderate size double crease at the bottom...all pages are clean and crisp with a touch of age-toning...over 215 pages of classic ads and descriptions (with pictures) of American Gas Tractors. A treasure trove of information on manufacturers with detailed specifications on each pictured model...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-5 View more info

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Lincoln Classic Legend of Excellence (Collector's Series, 3)

By: T.L. Osborn [Foreword]; Mitch Mayborn [Editor]; Ted W. Mayborn [Editor];

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Highland Enterprises: 1973-01-01

Seller ID: 181031013

ISBN: 0913490024

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, 1973 Highland Enterprises unpaginated (approx 52 pages). Very Good+, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. Photographs, advertising and sales brochures tell the story of Lincoln Automobile from 1921 to 1973. Handsome vintage copy. LOC SSS-26 View more info