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THE BOOK OF THE FORD CONSUL, ZEPHYR AND ZODIAC

By: Abbey, Staton

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, Pitman Publishing: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004756

ISBN: 0273422448

Condition: Good


viii, + 118pp., b/white frontispiece. Intext illustrations: halftone plates, line-drawings, schematics and wiring diagrams. Book clean. Spine firm. Former owner's name felt-pen obliterated on halftitle page, otherwise minor creases, flecks, and wavy text-block edges. Illustrated card wrapper abraded, creased and edgeworn on both front and back. Originally published in 1958, and running to four editions under a slightly different title to this fifth edition, contents of t... View more info

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RACE CAR CHASSIS: Design and Construction

By: Aird, Forbes

Price: $28.20

Publisher: Osceola, Wisconsin, U.S.A., MBI Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013242

ISBN: 0760302839

Condition: Very Good +


128pp., intext, b/white halftone plates, line-drawn diagrams and graphs throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour, photographically-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped and edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. From the rear panel: "From early ladder-type frames to modern composite sandwich structures used in Formula One cars, 'Race Car Chassis Design and Construction' explores the principles, design, and development of the race car chassis in intimate ... View more info

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BRITISH MOTORCYCLES OF THE 60's: A Detailed History of 50 Marques - From AJS to Wasp

By: Bacon, Roy

Price: $26.32

Publisher: U.K. and Australia, Promotional Reprint Co., For Bookmart Ltd. and Treasure Press: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012744

ISBN: 1856481662

Condition: Near Fine


237pp., b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout, including frontispiece (archival and other sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Listed alphabetically, this book is a fantastic reference to fifty British motorcycle brands (some long-forgotten) that graced British roads and race-tracks during the 1960's . ... View more info

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HOLDEN VS FORD : The Cars, The Culture, The Competition

By: Bedwell, Steve

Price: $22.56

Publisher: Dulwich Hill, NSW, Australia, Rockpool Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 011311

ISBN: 1921295287

Condition: Very Good +


222pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small corner crease to last few pages. Illustrated, textured card wrapper has a small, soft edge crease. From the rear panel: "With over 200 colour photographs, 'Holden vs Ford' goes straight to the heart of what it means to be Australian . . . Loyalty, faith, competition, love - all expressed through two brands of motor car. Get into the driver's seat, settle back... View more info

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AUSTRALIA ON WHEELS: Early Beginnings to the Present Day

By: Birney, Shane

Price: $30.08

Publisher: Silverwater, NSW, Australia, Bullion Books: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012698

ISBN: 0730205851

Condition: Very Good +


239pp., illustrated throughout: several colour plates, but mostly b/white halftone plates (archival and other sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel. Buff coloured boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. First published as 'A Nation on Wheels', 1984. Reprinted in 1986 by Dreamweaver Books. This retitled edition published in 1989. " . . . is the story of Aus... View more info

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THE PERFECT LINE: BMW Coupes - A Tradition of Elegance 1938-2006 (English Text)

By: BMW Mobile Tradition, Max Bauer

Price: $70.50

Publisher: Germany, BMW Mobile Tradition: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013330

Condition: Near Fine


111pp., illustrated throughout: b/white and colour plates (including double-page fold-outs). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated boards and textblock pristine. Similarly-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. For many people, BMW coupes are the epitome of timeless elegance in the world of automobiles. This beautifully-produced book, using conversations with experts, designers, BMW decision-makers and company history, te... View more info

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LAMBORGHINI

By: Bonsall, Thomas E.

Price: $15.04

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011290

ISBN: 0831754125

Condition: Very Good +


61pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Green textured boards lightly edge-bumped only. Several small, faint foxing spots to title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short. closed tear, minor tanning to reverse (inner) surface. Of the three greatest names in European sports/GT cars, Lamborghini has produced the fewest in number and created the most ex... View more info

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MONSTER-MOBILES

By: Brazier, Barry

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Sparkford, Somerset, England, Haynes Publishing Group: 1987

Seller ID: 012512

ISBN: 0 85429 5941

Condition: Very Good


159pp., pictorial laminated board, colour and b/white plates and illustrations. Cover and dustjacket have identical illustrations. One dog-eared leaf, else good. Minor edge-creasing, indentations and a tiny nick to loose-plastic protected dustjacket. A book for the fans of the Monster-Mobile Sport. Includes the story of "Big Foot", the first "Monster Truck". Weight approx. 770g. View more info

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CUSTOMIZING CARS

By: Burnham, Colin

Price: $16.92

Publisher: New York, Arco Publications: 1984

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010446

ISBN: 0668048883

Condition: Very Good +


93pp., b/white pictorial endpapers, Intext colour and b/white halftone plates, plus instructive line drawings and schematics. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock lightly flecked on head, else unmarked. Colour, pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. Customizing a car is a personal reflection of your taste and mood. In this offering, the author/photographer has packed... View more info

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MOTOR ENGINEERS' POCKET BOOK

By: Coker, A.J. and Hemmings, G. (Compilers)

Price: $11.28

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1951

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010027

Condition: Very Good


240pp. Book clean. Mildly canted spine firm, minor surface rubbing to backstrip, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of plain blue boards. Printed dustjacket has two areas of surface loss, and soiling specks, to front panel, and a larger area of surface loss to rear panel, short, clear tape repair to reverse. A Melbourne, Australia, previous bookseller's stamp to ffep., several small spots, else leaves clean. "This book has been designed to meet the requir... View more info

THE GUINNESS GUIDE TO GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING

By: Dymock, Eric

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Enfield, Middlesex, Great Britain, Guinness Superlatives Limited:

Seller ID: 002836

ISBN: 085112206x

Condition: Very Good +


No publication date [c. 1983]. 264pp., plus unpaginated supplement. Series side-view endpapers. Intext, b/w and colour, candid, action and archival halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. Contents include: Foreword [Stirling Moss], The formative years, 1950-1979, Anatomy of the Grand Prix. Index. 1980-82 Supplement. Book weight approx. 1300g.... View more info

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YAMAHA FJ600, FZ600, XJ600 and XY600 RADIAN OWNERS WORKSHOP MANUAL. Air-cooled Fours 1984 to 1992: 598cc

By: Edwards, John G., And Haynes, John H.

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Newbury Park, California, USA, Haynes North America, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008740

ISBN: 1563921006

Condition: Very Good


Sectional pagination throughout (212pp. in total). Illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates plus schematic and exploded view line drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour, pictorially-illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed and edgeworn. Text-block clean and unmarked. A stand-alone volume (#2100) in the Haynes "Owners Workshop Manual' series, models covered within: Yamaha FJ600. 598cc. US 1984 through 1985; Yamaha FZ600. 598cc. US 1986 through 1988,... View more info

THE MODERN CHASSIS

By: Elfrink, Hank

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Los Angeles, USA, Floyd Clymer: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001060

Condition: Fair+,


112pp., intext, b/w half-tone and line drawn illustrations throughout. Book square, spine firm. Leaves clean, small spot on title-page. Card wrapper mildly abraded, corner bumped with an original seller's sticker affixed, lower front. Contents include: Preliminaries, Chassis-Types of frames, Suspension, Shock dampers, Weight distribution, Brakes, Steering, Reference tables. Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packe... View more info

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PORSCHE 911 STORY

By: Frere, Paul

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Patrick Stephens: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012556

ISBN: 0850591759

Condition: Very Good


187pp., illustrated throughout: several colour plates, numerous b/white plates, sectional line-drawings and graphs. Book clean and square. Bright silver title over lightly bumped spine. A like silver Porsche emblem on front panel of slightly bumped black boards. Minor flecks on textblock edges, else leaves clean. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn, plus a closed tear on upper front fold. The story of the incredibly successful P... View more info

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V8

By: Frostick, Michael

Price: $33.84

Publisher: London, Beaulieu Books (Dalton Watson, in Association with the National Motor Museum Trust): 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012618

ISBN: 0901564400

Condition: Near Fine


112pp., illustrated throughout: numerous b/white halftone plates (archival and private sources), and facsimile advertisements. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn only. This is not a technical book about the V8 engine, rather, "it is a nostalgic survey of those cars which have employed engines of that configuration, wit... View more info

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VINTAGE DRIVERS CLUB 1958-85

By: Gabe, Peter [Ed.]

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, Vintage Drivers Club Limited: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001184

ISBN: 0959058001

Condition: Very Good +


156pp., historic, candid colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Book square, clean. Staples firm. Tiny spots on several pages, else leaves clean. Pictorial card wrapper slightly splayed, negligibly edgeworn. No 453 of a limited edition of . . . ? Sparsely texted, comprising predominantly of illustrations, mainly a retrospective of club events and rallies, and chronology of various competition winners. Book weight approx. 550g. View more info

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MOTORCADE: A Dictionary of Motoring History

By: Hammond, Maurice A.

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, G.Bell and Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005092

ISBN: 0713516097

Condition: Good


No publication date (1969). Profile illustrated endpapers, plus facsimile automotive sales advertisements throughout, including frontispiece. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. A nondescript inscription on verso of ffep., text-block edges lightly flecked. Colour-illustrated boards slightly bumped and also shelfworn. A similarly-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, price-clipped, and has several jagged tears. The entries within, enhanced by ... View more info

THE CASSELL BOOK OF THE VAUXHALL WYVERN [1951-1957]

By: Hawke, Ellison

Price: $15.98

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003514

Condition: Very Good


viii, + 248pp., b/white subject-profile frontispiece, plus intext halftone, and line-drawn illustrations, with schematic and exploded views. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves slightly tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn, soiled and scuffed. A stand-alone volume [16] in the 'Cassell Motoring Series' by Ellison Hawks, written for the owner-driver, and describing, in simple terms, the mechanical details of the Vauxhall Wyv... View more info

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WILLIAMS: Formula 1 Racing Team

By: Henry, Alan

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Somerset, U.K., Haynes Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 005216

ISBN: 1859604161

Condition: Very Good +


159pp., colour, plus several b/white, photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Front: Jacques Villeneuve, 1998 Williams FW20, et al. Back: Nigel Mansell, Formula 1) card wrapper has minor edgewear to foot of spine, light corner crease to rear panel. "The inside story of the supreme Wantage-based operation, from 1969 when Frank Williams entered F1 using an off-the-peg Brabham-Ford . . . looks at Williams design... View more info

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MCLAREN: Formula 1 Racing Team

By: Henry, Alan

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Somerset, U.K., Haynes Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 005217

ISBN: 1859604250

Condition: Very Good +


159pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Front: Mika Hakkinen, et al. Back: David Coulthard. 1999 Formula 1) card wrapper has minimal edgewear, light indentation, small corner crease to front panel. "Tells the inside story of the famous British team-the graft, the glory, and the culture. McLaren was first launched in 1966, with company founder Bruce McLaren in the driving seat. After his death in... View more info