Category: Automotive: History


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Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]

By: N/A

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Clermont-ferrand, France, Michelin & Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7629

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 Rheim... View more info

Dodge Military Vehicles Collection No. 1 1940-1945

By: Richards, T.

Price: $36.75

Publisher: England, Brooklands Books: 1980

Seller ID: 8696

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 Arse... View more info

Cruisin' Woodward [m1] 30 Minute Video of the 2005 Event

By: N/A

Price: $23.25

Publisher: Detroit [?], Blue Sky Productions: 2005

Seller ID: 8986

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... View more info

Automotive Handbook 3rd Edition/Third Edition

By: Adler, U., and Bauer, H., Dipl. -Ing, and Robert Bosch GmbH

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Robert Bosch GmbH: Distributed in the U.S.A. by Society of Automotive...: 1993

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9640

B&W Illustrations; 4 1/2 x 7 x 1; 852 pages; Soft cover is in vinyl cover, made for this volume. Blue vinyl with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. This is the 3rd/Third edition from 1993. Illustrated with hundreds of b/w drawings and diagrams. Index. View more info

Proceedings, 30th Annual Conference Montreal, Quebec, October 6-8, 1986 : American Association for Automotive Medicine in Cooperation With McGill UN

By: American Association for Automotive Medicine

Price: $39.75

Publisher: Arlington Heights, IL, Assn for the Advancement of: 1986

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8870

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 1... View more info

Bertoioa Auctions Presents a Century of Toys Sale, April 9 and 10, 1999

By: Auctions, Bertoia

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Vineland, NJ, Bertoia Auctions: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8519

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 vario... View more info

Trans-Am Racing, 1966-85 Detroit's Battle for Pony Car Supremacy

By: Bochroch, Albert R.

Price: $161.75

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8315

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 persp... View more info

Automotive Handbook

By: Bosch, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: SAE Automotive Society of Engineers: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9383

B&W Illustrations; 6.90 X 4.40 X 1 inches; 707 pages; Plastic flexibound book, blue spine with white lettering, previous owner's name neatly written inside front cover, and on page 1. Pages are clean and tight, no markings. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings, diagrams, tables and charts. View more info

Diesel Fuel Injection

By: Bosch, Robert

Price: $38.50

Publisher: Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9619

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 impo... View more info

The Fords of Dearborn

By: Bryan, Ford R.

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State Univ Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 9542

B&W Illustrations; 8.94 X 5.76 X 0.86 inches; 301 pages; Hard cover is tan with brown lettering on spine. Faint rubbing to covers. DJ has light rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w maps and 130+ b/w pictures. 'The subject matter pertains principally to the period before the first of these Fords reached America, until after the death of Henry Ford the industrialist who was by far the most noteworthy member...' View more info

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Motor City Mafia A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit

By: Burnstein, Scott M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Arcadia Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 7513

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. Vale... View more info

The High Wind The Story of NASCAR Racing

By: Butterworth, W. E.

Price: $21.75

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1971

Seller ID: 8833

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 Rul... View more info

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Triumph TR2 TR3-GP

By: Clarke, R.M. & R. M. Clarke

Price: $72.75

Publisher: Surrey, England, Brooklands Books: 0

Seller ID: 9113

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 ca... View more info

The Technology Century 100 Years of ESD - The Engineering Society 1895-1995

By: Davis, Mike

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, E S D-The Engineering Society: 1995

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7210

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 ... View more info

Eyes On Design 2014: Sunday June 15, 2014 Automotive Design's Influence on Popular Culture

By: Department Of Opthamology, Henry Ford Health System

Price: $19.95

Publisher: No Place, Henry Ford Health System: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7931

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 2... View more info

Hard Runners On the Road With America's Long-haul Truckers : A Tribute to the American Truck Driver

By: Di Salvatore, Bryan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Dearborn, MI, Ford Motor Company: 1988

Seller ID: 8473

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-j... View more info

Ducatisupersport Owner's Manual: 4 Language Manual [italian, English, French, German]

By: Ducati Motor Holding

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Bologna, Italy, Ducati Motor Holding, S. P. A.: 0

Seller ID: 7897

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. View more info

25th Proceedings American Association For Automotive Medicine

By: Edward A. Moffatt and Donald A. Nagel, Co-Chairmen

Price: $35.25

Publisher: Park Ridge, IL, American Association for Automotive Medicine: 1981

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8877

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 Adviso... View more info

Brake Shoes, Disc Pads, Complete Disc Brake Ktis 1972-1973 Catalog No.873 For Domestic, Foreign Cars and Trucks

By: Guardian Corporation

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Allston, MA, The Guardian Corporation: 1972

Seller ID: 7225

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. View more info

OEM Service Manual: 00-01 Electrical Troubleshooting Passport Part #61S3L06EL

By: Honda Motor Co. , Ltd

Price: $33.75

Publisher: Honda Motor Co. , Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 8679

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. View more info