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1 Cruisin' Woodward [m1] 30 Minute Video of the 2005 Event
Detroit [?] Blue Sky Productions 2005 DVD Fine 
7.50 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; Jewel box has light rubbing on it. CD is like new, plays great! 30 minute run time. A terrific video for any car enthusiast. The Dream Cruise started out small and amateur. It's now become a huge, annual event with countless corporate sponsorships, and tens of thousands of people attending every year. No ticket needed, just bring a chair [or stand] and sit and watch. The official cruise is on a Saturday in August. But the week before is when it all starts. Each day there are more and more cars out cruising and people having fun with it. Huge news and event in metro Detroit. 
Price: 23.25 USD
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2 Dodge Military Vehicles Collection No. 1 1940-1945
England Brooklands Books 1980 0946489270 / 9780946489275 Paperback New 
B&W Illustrations; 70 pages; Soft cover has a red spine with white lettering. Cover and pages still tight and crisp. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photos, drawings and charts. Drawings of markings of misc. Dodge vehicles. Dodge and Chrysler were big suppliers of military vehicles during World War II; to this day they make tanks, 'Tank Command' is in greater Metro Detroit. The equipment made included the 'Battle Wagon' and 'Fighting Trucks.' an important part of 'The Arsenal of Democracy' during the war, as was most of the greater Detroit area. These were used in Asia as well as in America and Europe. 
Price: 36.75 USD
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3 Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]
Clermont-ferrand, France Michelin & Co. 1919 First Edition (?) Soft Cover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
1914-1918 Series; B&W maps & photographs; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4; 176 pages; Soft cover looks like stiff boars, but is flexible. Has bumping, rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages have sunning, bumping, some light corner creasing. DJ has many small tears and nicks, sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are overall, clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w maps and photographs, many of them showing the destruction wrought by the recently concluded war. 2 page color map of Rheims, and a b/w floor plan of the ancient cathedral. Very interesting view of touring France, very shortly after the conclusion of World War I, which was devastating to France. The book is dedicated "In memory of the Michelin employees and workmen who died gloriously for their country". One of a series of Michelin Guides to the Battlefields 1914-1918. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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4 American Association for Automotive Medicine Proceedings, 30th Annual Conference Montreal, Quebec, October 6-8, 1986 : American Association for Automotive Medicine in Cooperation With McGill UN
Arlington Heights, IL Assn for the Advancement of 1986 9996538222 First Edition (?) Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 91/4 x 1 1/2; ix, 454 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with silver lettering on front and spine. Light shelf wear, rubbing. No DJ, as issued. Interior looks as if unused; pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams, charts, etc. This is the official proceedings report of the 1986 annual conference of the American Association for Automotive Medicine, an education and research organization founded in 1957 by the Medical Advisory committee to the Sports Car Club of America. It is the first and premier professional multidisciplinary organization dedicated entirely to the prevention and control of injuries from motor vehicle crashes. Contains ca. 32 different contributions by various authors. 
Price: 39.75 USD
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5 Auctions, Bertoia Bertoioa Auctions Presents a Century of Toys Sale, April 9 and 10, 1999
Vineland, NJ Bertoia Auctions 1999 First Edition (?) Hardcover New 
Color Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 111 pages; Hard cover is glazed boards. Light blue spine with black lettering. Catalogues is in pristine condition. This auction includes collections from Bob Lyons, John & Adrian Haley, Stuart Cropper, 'Indian' Al Liebowitz, Diane and Even Lenk. Laid in are a 2 page section from the Detroit Free Press, with an article on bob Lyons' collection. Lyons is from Ypsilanti, MI. Lavishly illustrated with 1300+ color photographs of the various wonderful toys up for sale. Oversized. 
Price: 22.75 USD
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6 Bochroch, Albert R. Trans-Am Racing, 1966-85 Detroit's Battle for Pony Car Supremacy
Osceola, WI Motorbooks International 1986 0879382295 / 9780879382292 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 9.70 X 7.50 X 0.80 inches; 208 pages; Hard cover is glazed blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping. DJ has faint rubbing, scuffing, bumping, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. "foreward by Parnelli Jones. ." ..offers race reports, politics, personal anecdotes, technical analysis, driver and team manager interviews and a wealth of inspired historical perspective. Above all else it thrusts into view a stunning array of contemporaray photography, the likes of which has never been assembled before". Appendix; index. 
Price: 161.75 USD
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7 Bosch, Robert Diesel Fuel Injection
Warrendale, PA Society of Automotive Engineers Inc 1994 1560915420 / 9781560915423 First Edition (?) Softcover Very Good+ 
Bosch Technical Instruction Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 6.30 X 0.39 inches; 199 pages; First english edition. Soft cover is green with white lettering on front and spine; cover has light shelf wear and shallow vertical crease on cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Exhaustively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, diagrams, charts and photographs. Originally published in Germany in 1994. "This reference book is compiled from the most important manuals in the publicatioin series "Bosch Technical Instruction" insofar as they are relevant for the subject matter concerned. It is intended to satisfy the 'thirst for knowledge' of a broad circle of technically interested readers". It is intended to satisfy the 'thirst for knowledge' of a broad circle of technically interested readers". It is intended to satisfy the 'thirst for knowledge' of a broad circle of technically interested readers". It is intended to satisfy the 'thirst for knowledge' of a broad circle of technically interested readers". It is intended to satisfy the 'thirst for knowledge' of a broad circle of technically interested readers". It is intended to satisfy the 'thirst for knowledge' of a broad circle of technically interested readers". It is intended to satisfy the 'thirst for knowledge' of a broad circle of technically interested readers". It is intended to satisfy the 'thirst for knowledge' of a broad circle of technically interested readers". 
Price: 38.50 USD
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Motor City Mafia   A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit, Burnstein, Scott M.
8 Burnstein, Scott M. Motor City Mafia A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit
San Francisco, CA Arcadia Publishing 2006 0738540846 / 9780738540849 Paperback Near Fine 
Images of America Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.20 X 6.40 X 0.40 inches; 127 pages; Soft cover has white lettering in black box on spine. Faint shelf wear, rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. One of the most interesting, and ruthless of the Detroit mobs was the notorious Purple Gang. They had a deal with al Capone, he'd stay out of Detroit, and they'd stay out of Chicago, although they may have been hired to do the infamous 'St. Valentine's Day Massacre'. There are still open murder cases that are believed to have been carried out by the Purple Gang. Also has a section on Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa, who's disappearance in 1975 has never been solved [personally, I believe he's buried under an interchange of the Jeffries and Southfield freeways]. Interesting view of Motor City underworld. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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9 Butterworth, W. E. The High Wind The Story of NASCAR Racing
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1971 0448261898 / 9780448261898 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
I; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 1 inches; xv, 93 pages; Hard cover has rubbing, bumping, shelf wear, typical former library book markings to covers and book. DJ has rubbing, scuffing, library stickers, In a mylar cover. Back of cover has a big black X across the top half. DJ is taped to book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and layouts of some race tracks. This volume contains the complete 1971 Nascar International Stock Car Racing Rule Book. NASCAR sanctions over 1,500 races at over 100 tracks in 39 of the 50 US states as well as in Canada. 
Price: 21.75 USD
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Triumph TR2 TR3-GP, Clarke, R.M. &  R. M. Clarke
10 Clarke, R.M. & R. M. Clarke Triumph TR2 TR3-GP
Surrey, England Brooklands Books 1855202425 / 9781855202429 Paperback Near Fine 
Gold Portfolio Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 x 10 3/4; 172 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with gold lettering. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. No date of publication, but perhaps mid 1990s? ? Lavishly Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. Road tests, new model introductions, specifications, buying used, racing, driving reports, performance data, touring, history, model profiles. For those who love the sporty triumph cars, this is a wonderful reference source. 
Price: 72.75 USD
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11 Davis, Mike The Technology Century 100 Years of ESD - The Engineering Society 1895-1995
Detroit, MI E S D-The Engineering Society 1995 1563780224 / 9781563780226 First Edition (?) First Printing; Hardcover 
B & W and Color; 11 X 8.50 X 0.70 inches; x, 262 pages; Hard cover has light bumping. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. Cover is navy blue with white lettering on front and spine. DJ and title page show a section of the world famous Diego Rivera mural 'Detroit Industry' from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with color and b/w drawings and photographs. Sections are: Engineering Endeavor; Automobiles: Picking Up Speed; Implications: the 'People Side of Progress'; Technology and Enterprise; Fast Fowrard: the Future; contributors; sponsors. Extra heavy, 4#. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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12 Department Of Opthamology, Henry Ford Health System Eyes On Design 2014: Sunday June 15, 2014 Automotive Design's Influence on Popular Culture
No Place Henry Ford Health System 2014 First Edition First Printing; Soft Cover New 
Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 114 pages; Official event program. Soft cover has a white spine with black lettering. Includes advertising. Lavishly illustrated with color and b/w photographs and a map of the magnificent grounds of the historic Eleanor and Edsel Ford Estate, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. "...The Eyes on Design Show is the world's only car show to focus on the emotion and character of automotive design. Bringing together some 250 concept cars in one place is the secret of the show's success that has been driven by the enthusiastic assistance of automotive design executives. In addition to vehicles from various automakers, the event also features concept cars by invitation from some of the world's most renowned vintage automobile collectors and restorers. The vehicles shown at the annual event are by invitation. Judging in numerous classes is "based not on the quality of the restoration or authenticity"; rather it is on the basis of their "the design character, emotional appeal and artistic excellence of the vehicle." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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13 Di Salvatore, Bryan Hard Runners On the Road With America's Long-haul Truckers : A Tribute to the American Truck Driver
Dearborn, MI Ford Motor Company 1988 Hardcover New Illustrated by Elmer Garcia 
Photographs; 16 X 12 X 1 inches; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is black with a white DJ with black lettering, white spine. NEW, sealed in shrinkwrap. Pages not numbered, ca. 30 pages. Illustrated with photographs. Text and photos as a result of two road trips taken with Lonnie Umphlett, a tractor-trailer driver. What was it like? Well, there's garden-variey road weariness, floods in Chicago, blizzards in Colorado, road-obliterating thunderstorms in western Kansas, bone-jarring stretches of interstate in Pennsylvania and cities in general. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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14 Ducati Motor Holding Ducatisupersport Owner's Manual: 4 Language Manual [italian, English, French, German]
Bologna, Italy Ducati Motor Holding, S. P. A. Paperback As New 
B & W diagrams, figures; 6 X 5; 272 pages; Oblong shaped. Soft cover has slight rubbing on it. Red cover with white lettering on spine and front. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW manual. No fingerprints, oily stains or other markings on it. Each of the four languages has a 68 page section of information with 78 b/w diagrams and figures. Scarce manual. No year listed. 
Price: 34.50 USD
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15 Edward A. Moffatt and Donald A. Nagel, Co-Chairmen 25th Proceedings American Association For Automotive Medicine
Park Ridge, IL American Association for Automotive Medicine 1981 First Edition (?) Hardcover Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; xix, 483 pages; Hard cover is silver with blue lettering on the spine. Light bumping, rubbing. Pages are clean and tight, still crisp. Laid in is cover letterfor the mailing of the book, plus an Errata page. Illustrated with b/w drawings and diagrams. 37 articles by various authors. The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) , is a non-profit education and research organization founded in 1957 by the Medical Advisory committee to the Sports Car Club of America [SCCA]. It is the first and premier professional multidisciplinary organization dedicated entirely to the prevention and control of injuries from motor vehicle crashes. 
Price: 35.25 USD
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16 Guardian Corporation Brake Shoes, Disc Pads, Complete Disc Brake Ktis 1972-1973 Catalog No.873 For Domestic, Foreign Cars and Trucks
Allston, MA The Guardian Corporation 1972 Softcover Very Good 
B&W charts; 8 1/2 x 11; 31 pages; Hole punched insert has sunned and scuffed cover. Laid in is a page for 1975-73 Catalog Supplement. Breaks down between front and rear axle needs. Looking to restore that vintage car? This is a great resource for you. Inside front cover is an exploded diagram of break replacement. 
Price: 21.50 USD
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17 Honda Motor Co. , Ltd 1996 Honda Civic Electrical Troubleshooting Manual OEM
USA Honda 1996 Paperback New 
B&W Illustrations; 204+ pages; Part # 61SO300EL. Soft cover is teal with white lettering on front and spine. Slight shelf wear; book is NEW, never used, absolutely pristine pages. 240+ pages of b/w photographs, drawings and diagrams. This is the service manual the dealerships use to repair your vehicles. Written by Honda, this book has the most in-depth wiring diagrams available. Information on how to troubleshoot electrical problems, this manual includes circuit schematics, power distribution schematics, ground distribution schematics and component locations to accurately repair electrical problems. ETMS are model and model year specific, and their schematics are far more detailed than the wiring diagrams in the Service Manual. 
Price: 36.50 USD
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18 Honda Motor Co. , Ltd 1996 Honda Civic Service Manual OEM--first Edition Part #61SO300
USA American Honda 1995 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11 x 1 1/4; 500+ pages; Soft cover is teal with white lettering on spine. Some grey scuff marks to sides of text block and light shelf wear. This is a new book, pages are pristine. No markings, sticky or oily fingerprints. This is the OEM service manual the dealer uses to repair YOUR car. OUT OF PRINT. Pagbes numbered by sections. 500+ pages of detailed repair instruction and diagrams written by Honda service professionals make this the best manual available for accurate repair. Each Section includes a Table of Contents, and many have a Component Location Index showing parts disassembly sequence, bolt torques, thread sizes, and page references to descriptions in text. Book includes Maintenance Schedules, Specifications, Troubleshooting, Special Tools, Removal/Installation, Disassembly and Adjustment. Repair instruction on Engine Electrical, Engine, Cooling, Fuel and Emissions, Transaxle, Steering, Suspension, Brakes including ABS, Body, Heating/Air Conditioning/Ventilation, Body Electrical and Restraints. Over sized/4#. 
Price: 41.25 USD
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19 Honda Motor Co. , Ltd OEM Service Manual: 00-01 Electrical Troubleshooting Passport Part #61S3L06EL
Honda Motor Co. , Ltd. 2000 Soft Cover New 
B/w diagrams, drawings, illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 150+ pages; OEM service manual, still in original shrinkwrap. NEW, never used. This is the same reference manual that the dealers use to repair vehicles. Lavishly illustrated with b/w drawings, diagrams, illustrations. Ca. 150 pages. Brown spine with white lettering. 
Price: 33.75 USD
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20 Kimes, Beverly Rae Automobile Quarterly Volume 19 , Number 1 First Quarter 1981
Princeton, NJ Automobile Quarterly Inc. 1981 Hardcover Near Fine 
XIX Series; B & W and Color; 10 3/4 x 8 3/4; 112 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover is brown cloth with gold lettering on spine, brown/white paste down on the front. Slight bumping. Brown endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Laid In envelope for subscription or change of address. Lavishly illustrated with color and b/w photographs. Automobile Quarterly was a hardbound, advertising-free periodical publication which focuses on cars. The publication has been well known for quality writing and photography about automobiles, personalities and related subjects. It was in print from 1962--2012. Articles on: AMX and the Javelin; AMX at Nurburgring; Land-Rovers; Chevy; Millers; Renault Fuego; Barrie Price & the Lea-Francis. I'm in love with the 1931 Independence Series AE Roadster on pages 62/63. 
Price: 16.25 USD
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