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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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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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WHO WANTS TO LIVE?

By: Burge, Neil

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, The Campion Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012844

Condition: Very Good


80pp., two unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections containing some very confronting vehicle accident scenes. Intext sketch-illustrations by Ken Maynard. Book clean and square. Graphically-illustrated, montage-style card wrapper slightly edgeworn and bumped, else very good. Textblock unmarked. The aim of the author of this book is to clearly remind us of our obligations as drivers to fully understand and at all times obey road rules. " . . . the majority of accid... View more info

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STEAM ON THE ROAD

By: Burgess Wise, David

Price: $15.48

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing: 1974

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 006424

ISBN: 0600380181

Condition: Good+


96pp., illustrated throughout in full colour and b/white halftone plates. Book clean. Silver title on mildly askew spine. Leaves clean. Original brown cloth boards lightly faded along foot. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nipped and edgeworn on head of spine, some colour loss to text on same, together with a short cut. In 'Steam on the Road', David Burgess Wise recalls the story of steam vehicles, and their various uses, be it agriculture, heavy haulage, ... View more info

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ADVANCED MOTORCYCLING

By: Carless, Geoff

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, EP Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006149

ISBN: 0715807765

Condition: Very Good


128pp., intext illustrations throughout; b/white halftone, and line-drawn, demonstrative and instructional. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Published in the U.K. with road law references that may not be relevant in other countries. Art-illustrated (Arthur Saluz) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Written by an experienced motorcyclist/journalist, this book is designed to provide a natural progression for the motorcyclist who has just passed his test, or... View more info

CHOPPED HARLEYS: 50 Years of Rebellious Motorcycles

By: Carroll, John

Price: $17.03

Publisher: London, Salamander Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 004340

ISBN: 086101958X

Condition: Very Good +


128pp., colour frontis plates, and a stunning array of intext colour plates [photography by Garry Stewart]. Book clean. Spine firm, bright silver title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated [replica of Peter Fonda's Captain America Panhead Chopper, originally seen in the movie 'Easy Rider'], loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "From the years immediately following World War Two, there emerged a new type of motorcycle, one completely ... View more info

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FLOYD CLYMER'S ALBUM OF HISTORICAL STEAM TRACTION ENGINES AND THRESHING EQUIPMENT No. 1

By: Clymer, Floyd

Price: $32.90

Publisher: Lancaster, P.A. 17604, U.S.A., Stemgas Publishing:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013147

Condition: Good +


No publication date (70s facsimile reprint). B/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates, line-drawings, and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and bumped, with a minor sticker ghost on front. Textblock bumped on foredge corners (upper corner worst), else unmarked. First published by Floyd Clymer (1895-1970) in 1949 as a facsimile album of historical steam traction engines. This edition is a f... 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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A REGIONAL HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN. Volume V: The Eastern Counties

By: Gordon, D.I.

Price: $26.32

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, U.K., David & Charles: 1977

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006295

ISBN: 0715374311

Condition: Very Good +


256pp., illustrated throughout; 39 b/white halftone plates, 8 facsimiles, 8 maps, plus a flecked, tipped-in fold-put map affixed to rear pastedown. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Black boards nominally bumped. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, lightly edgeworn, and U.V. affected (sunned) on spine. This stand-alone volume in the 'Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain' series include... 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 GOLDEN ARROW

By: Hasenson, A.

Price: $24.44

Publisher: London, Howard Baker Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003150

Condition: Very Good +


208pp., 2 x 8 page, unpaginated b/w half-tone plate sections, one of historic illustrations, the other of contemporary plates. Intext maps and tables throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Boards bumped on lower foredge corner. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, creased and abraded, re-inforcing with clear tape affixed to inner folds. The fully-documented story of one of the world's most gla... View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE: Volume 2

By: Haut, E.J.G.

Price: $51.70

Publisher: La Jolla, California, A.S. Barnes & Co., Inc.: 1981

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 013305

ISBN: 0498024660

Condition: Very Good


(xi), + 180pp., unpaginated colour plates, intext b/white halftone plates, schematic and sectional drawings, plus tables throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain brown boards undamaged. Textblock edges flecked, else leaves unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. 'A History of the Electric Locomotive, Volume 2' is a convincing, colourful and comprehensive examination of the nature and potential of... View more info

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THE OVERTYPE STEAM ROAD WAGGON

By: Kelly, Maurice A.

Price: $41.36

Publisher: Norwich, England, Goose and Son: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008032

Condition: Very Good


147pp., intext, b/white halftone plates and schematic line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over minimally bumped spine. Plain black boards like bumped on foredge corners. Text-block randomly splotched throughout, else clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. "This book is the first work entirely devoted to a particular form of extinct road vehicle known as the Overtype Steam Waggon . . . &... View more info

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WHERE RAILS MEET THE SEA: America's Connections Between Ships and Trains

By: Krieger, Michael

Price: $26.32

Publisher: New York, Metro Books (Friedman/Fairfax Publishers): 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 013314

ISBN: 1567795977

Condition: Near Fine


176pp., illustrated throughout (including endpapers and frontispiece): colour, duotone, and monochrome halftone plates. Book clean and square. Gilt title over firm backstrip. Plain grey boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Monochrome, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. From the rear panel: "Region by region, 'Where Rails Meet the Sea' chronicles the fascinating history of America's railroad and maritime developm... View more info

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THE CANALS OF ENGLAND

By: Mare, Eric De

Price: $17.03

Publisher: Gloucester, United Kingdom, Alan Sutton: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006497

ISBN: 0862994187

Condition: Very Good +


124pp., numerous b/white halftone illustrations, prints, line-drawings, maps, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Light foxing to endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn and scuffed, mild foxing to inside front and rear covers. First published in 1950, this 1987 reprint includes a new introduction written by the author, who explored, in his own boat, 600 miles of English canals from London to Llangollen and back,... View more info

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DREAMERS, DOERS AND DAREDEVILS : Celebrating 100 Years of Aviation

By: Marshall, David and Harris, Bruce

Price: $32.79

Publisher: Rowville, VIC, Australia, Five Mile Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008847

ISBN: 1741240174

Condition: Very Good +


232pp., oblong (landscape) format. Illustrated throughout: colour-art (David Marshall), plus monochrome halftone plates. Book clean. Spine firm. Gloss, art-illustrated (David Marshall) boards nominally bumped only. Text-block unmarked. Art-illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with a short, closed tear. " . . . tells the story of the amazing people behind aviation's greatest moments. These men and women - aviators, navigators,... View more info

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RITES OF PASSAGE : A Canadian Railway Retrospective

By: McDonnell, Greg

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 008804

ISBN: 1550463306

Condition: Near Fine


119pp. Oblong (landscape) format. Pictorial colour plates throughout. Book clean. Vivid silver title over firm and square spine. Plain black boards undamaged. Text-block pristine. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. A resident, professional firefighter in Ontario, Canada, the author has spent a lifetime observing, photographing and writing about railroads. In this book his truly magnificent photography of Canadian freight ... View more info