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Mercedes-Benz production models book, 1946-1995 Detailed descriptions, specifications, photos, production data and prices of all 1946-95 passenger automobiles

By Nitske, W. Robert

Osceloa, WI: Anderson House. F/Fair. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover; Fourth Printing. 0879381906 . No markings or names. ; A great resource for the hobbyist and collector of Mercedes Benz. Includes original pricing, where available, incredibly detailed drawings, measurements, descriptions and more. ; 1 x 9 x 6 Inches; 290 p. .



By Adam, Beki

London, England: Osprey Publishing Limited. F/NONE. 1989. First Edition. Softcover. 0850458099 . Fine; Color photos throughout; First; Softcover; 4to; 126 p.; No DJ .


Willys Owners Manual 4 X 475 Station Wagon And Sedan Delivery

By [Willys Motors]

Toledo, OH: Willys Motors. P/NONE. 1954. Stapled wraps. Poor condition, spine taped, large chips to ront and rear covers at top. Inked notes to title page, one interior page and last leaf, ; Nice interior photo of the Willys Owners Manual 4 x 475 Station Wagon and Sedan Delivery Vehicle ; 8vo; 51 p. .


Porsches for the Road
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Porsches for the Road

By Rasmussen, Henry

Osceloa, WI: Motorbooks Intl. VG/VG. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0879381523 . VG in a VG DJ, light edge wear only. No names or markings. ; Survivors Series; 11 X 8.50 X 0.70 inches; 148 p. .


Histoire De La Locomotion Terrestre La Locomotion Naturelle - L'Attelage - La Voiture - Le Cyclisme - La Locomotioin Mecanique - L'Automobile

By Saunier, Baudry De, Et. Al.

Paris, France: L'Illustration. VG+/NONE. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+, minor edge rubbing only. ; Full red leather binding with embossed buggy on the front cover. Color plates tipped onto heavy card stock pages. Illustrations are stunning. Rich history of locomotion, car companies and families (Daimler, Renault, Ford, etc. ) and much more. Text in French; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 443 p. .


Muscle Car Legends

By Zazarine, Paul, Et. Al.

Ann Arbor, MI: Lowe & B. Hould Publishers. NF/NONE. 2002. Hardcover. 0681890576 . Near fine, no names or markings; Covers Pontiac GTO 1964-1967, Shelby Mustang, Hemis. Great resource for the collector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 382 p. .


Mercedes Benz SL
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Mercedes Benz SL

By Heilig, John

Osceloa, WI: MBI Publishing. F/NONE. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 0760303282 . Fine condition. ; Well researched and well illustrated with photos. ; Sports Car Color History; 8vo; 128 p. .


Roadside America  The Automobile and the American Dream
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Roadside America The Automobile and the American Dream

By Lewis, Lucinda

New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams. F/NF. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0810944340 . Fine in a NF DJ very light sunfading to front cover of DJ near spine edge. ; Inscribed by the Author on the title page. Marvelous collection of photos by Lucinda Lewis, covering topics such as Reinventing the Buggy, the development of the American highway system, the car culture of the 30s, postwar boom cars, the era of flash and fins, muscle cars, and finally the decline and resurrection of the American automobile from 1971 to 1999. Also includes an index of the cars. A great resource! ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 271 p.; Signed by Author .


The World Encyclopedia of Cars The Definitive Guide to Classic and Contemporary Cars from 1945 to the Present Day

By Buckley, Martin & Rees, Chris

London, England: Hermes House. F/No dust jacket As Issued. 2002. First Edition. Softcover. 1840386118 . Fine condition, no names or markings; Great resource for the afficionado or for the collector. ; 11.60 X 9 X 1.40 inches; 512 p. .


Self Propelled Vehicles A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of all Forms of Automobiles.

By Homans, James E.

New York, NY: Theo. Audel & Company. Fair/NONE. 1911. Hardcover. Fair only. Covers worn and stained, front hinge cracked at endpapers, threads exposed, board still loosely attached. ; Classic work on this topic, first published in 1902. More than 500 illustrations andd diagrams of motor carriages driven by steam, gasoline and electricity. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 667 p. .


Porsche Prototype Era  1964-1973 in Photographs
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Porsche Prototype Era 1964-1973 in Photographs

By Oursler, Bill

Phoenix, AZ: David Bull Publishing. F/F. 2005. Hardcover. 1893618536 . Fine in a fine DJ; Marvelous copy of this book which chronicles an important piece of Porsche history ; 0.87 x 11.1 x 11.1 Inches; 168 p. .


Bourke Engine Documentary

By Bourke, Lois

North Hollywood, CA: D. D. Enterprises. 1968. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good; This is the first edition published by D. D. Enterprises. Important work documents the theory and workings of the Bourke engine; Stated First; Softcover; 4to; 148 p.; No DJ .


Hot Rods by Pete and Jake A Photo History of Two of Hot Rodding's Legendary Car Builders

Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International. F/NONE. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Fine; Great photos; First; Softcover; 4to; 128 p.; No DJ .


Arlen Ness Master Harley Customizer
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Arlen Ness Master Harley Customizer

By Remus, Timothy

Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0879384077 . Fine; Great resource; First; Softcover; 4to; 128 p.; No DJ .


Shelby American World Registry

By [Carroll Shelby]

Sharon, CT: Shelby American Automobile Club. 1987. Hardcover. 0961170816 . VG, owner name sticker and auto-related stickers on eps, VG+ DJ; This is a must for the Shelby enthusiast; Second Edition; Blue cloth; 4to; 563 p.; DJ .


Automotive Aerodynamics Car Styling 50 1/2 -- Special Edition

By Muto, Shinri

Tokyo, Japan: Osami Suzuki. 1985. First Edition. Softcover. Fine in fine plastic DJ; Very well illustrated and documented work on aerodynamic automotive design, includes Passenger, Concept and Racing Cars, Trucks, Buses, Motorcycles. Data analysis for the specialist; First; Softcover; Square 4to; 156 p.; Plastic DJ .



By McComb, F. Wilson

London, England: Osprey Publishing Limited. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0850453100 . VG in VG DJ, minor edge wear to both; Marvelous history of this sports car, production and export figures. ; First; Red cloth; 4to; DJ .