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American Autobahn

By: Rask, Mark

Price: $52.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Vanguard Non-Fiction Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7278

ISBN: 0966913604

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 296 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED. Hard cover is blue with grey spine, silver lettering on spine. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Blue end papers. Embossed on same page as author signature with numbered [443] stamp which reads 'Vanguard Non-Fiction Books--First Edition'. Full number line on copyright page. Illustrated with b/w photographs and charts. Appendix of statistics; bib... View more info

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Water-Cooled Volkswagen Performance Handbook

By: Raven, Greg

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks: 1999

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 10393

ISBN: 0760304912

Condition: Near Fine


Motorbooks Workshop Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 224 pages; Soft cover has a white spine with yellow lettering. Covers have slight rubbing. Book appears as If unused. Illustrated with b/w pictures. Introduced in 1974, Volkswagen's water-cooled four- and six-cylinder engines have seen duty in the Rabbit, Golf, Scirroco, Jetta, Passat and Corrado. The huge aftermarket that has arisen from the wake of this quarter-century of production, proves that it's possib... View more info

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Volkswagen Sport Tuning For Street and Competition

By: Schroeder, Per

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Bentley Publishers: 1997

Seller ID: 10391

ISBN: 0837601614

Condition: New


Engineering and Performance Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 3/4 x 10 1/2; xviii, 221 pages; Soft cover has blue spine with white and red lettering. Ilustrated with b/w photographs, drawings. "Volkswagen Sport Tuning for Street and Competition" by Per Schroeder takes owning a water-cooled VW to a new and exciting level. Interested in learning how to tune and modify to get the most out of your Volkswagen? You will find valuable tips on how to hop-up your car to maxim... View more info

L'automobile Dessins De Claude Serre

By: Serre, Claude

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Grenoble, Editions Jacques Glenat: 1978

Seller ID: 7796

ISBN: 2723404854

Condition: Very Good


French Edition/french Language Series; B & W and Color; 9.21 X 7.48 X 0.47 inches; Unpaginated pages; Harc cover is glazed boards with rubbing/scuffing and bumping to bottom corners. White spine with black lettering. Pages not numbered, ca. 60 pages. Printed in French. Illustrated with b/w and color cartoons on virtually every page. Claude Serre 1938 – 1998) was a French cartoonist. He started drawing cartoons and became an illustrator for many French journals, includi... View more info

Jaguar The Sporting Heritage

By: Skilleter, Paul

Price: $45.25

Publisher: London, Virgin Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7499

ISBN: 1852278897

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color & b/w Photographs; 253 pages; Hard cover has very slight bumping, black silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. DJ has faint shelf wear, in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of b/w and color photographs, some of them covering 2 pages. Published in association with the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust. "From the SS100, whch established Jaguar's international credentials in the 1930s, to the phenomenal C-type and D-t... View more info

Detroit An Industrial Miracle

By: Stark, George W.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Directory of Business and Industry: 1951

Seller ID: 8470

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 96 pages; Hard cover has white spine. Some rubbing, edge wear, sunning, bumping. Few pages have creases. Laid in is letter from J. E. Hancock, VP of Associates Discount Corp. Book was written to commemorate Detroit's 250th birthday. Says a limited copy book, no amount listed. Scarce title. Lavishly illustrated with b/w pictures of people and places important in the history of the 'Motor City.' oversized, 3#. View more info

THE FORD 1954 ALMANAC for FARM, RANCH AND HOME

By: STROHM, JOHN

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, SIMON AND SCHUSTER: 1953

Seller ID: 8676

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; 5 1/4 x 8; 208 pages; Hard cover is illustrated boards. Grey spine with black lettering. Light rubbing and bumping; small pen mark on front end page. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with color and green/white pictures. "...the 208 pages of this book are crammed with the latest developments in all phases of agricuture, as well as tips for th part-time farmer, and gardener..." terrific blast from the past of the lat... View more info

A home for our heritage The building and growth of Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum, 1929-1979

By: Upward, Geoffrey C

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Dearborn, MI, Henry Ford Museum Press: 1979

Seller ID: 8787

ISBN: 0933728298

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; 10.50 X 8.30 X 1 inches; xi, 180 pages; Soft cover is oblong shaped. Brown spine with white lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers. Previous owner's name neatly written on front paper, paralllel to spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with ca. 450 b/w pictures. Hundreds of previously unpublished photographs and illuminating text passages stunninglly trace the story from Ford's earliest visions through the latest maj... View more info

OEM Wiring Diagram 2010 Supplement S40, V50 2010 Supplement; C30, L70 2011 Supplement Volvo C30, S40 (04-) , V50 & C70 (06-)

By: Volvo Car Company

Price: $41.25

Publisher: Sweden, Volvo: 2009

Seller ID: 8883

Condition: New


TP 39167202 Late Design Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 139 pages; OEM SERVICE MANUAL. Soft cover has holes near spine, to put in binder. This is a NEW service manual, the one the car companies and dealers use, to repair, and fix, your cars. No oily prints or greasy stains. Lavishly illustrated with b/w diagrams, drawings, charts, etc. Bound into back is a fold out of Volvo parts. View more info

OEM Pocket Data 2011: S60 (11-) ; S80 (07-) ; S80l; V60; V70 (08-) ; XC60; XC70 (08-) ; C30; C70 (06-) ; S40 (04-) ; V50; XC90 Part #TP0329201

By: Volvo Car Company

Price: $55.75

Publisher: Goteborg, Sweden, Volvo Car Company: 2010

Seller ID: 10377

Condition: As New


B&W Illustrations; 4 1/4 x 6; 345 pages; SCARCE OEM Volvo pocket data reference. Minor shelf wear. Pages are clean and tight. No oily stains or finger prints. Illustrated with b/w drawings and diagrams. Covers 12 models. Excellent refernce source for all kinds of maintenance and repairs. View more info

The New BMW guide

By: Wakefield, Ron

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit, PA, Tab Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8082

ISBN: 0830698264

Condition: Very Good+


Modern automotive series Series; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 222 pages; Hard cover is grey with gold lettering on front and spine. Previous owner's name neatly written on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and drawings. Covers the history of BMW, from post WW2 to current day [1979]. Wakefield is an auto engineer and author in car magazines. Index. View more info

Racing Engine Preparation A Complete Performance Guide from Building to Tuning

By: Wilson, Waddell & Steve Smith

Price: $73.25

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, Steve Smith Autosports: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9642

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 10 X 7 X 0.40 inches; 144+ pages; Soft cover has white spine with black lettering. Covers have rubbing, scuffing, bumping, sunning. Overall, pages are clean and tight; a few have some spotting, show light signs of use. Extensively illustrated with b/w pictures. At rear of book are several pages for 'engine building log'. Scarce title in this edition. View more info

Detroit, American Urban Renaissance A pictorial and entertaining commentary on the growth and development of Detroit, Michigan

By: Woodford, Arthur M

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Tulsa, OK, Continental Heritage: 1979

Seller ID: 10430

ISBN: 0932986056

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The American portrait series Series; B & W and Color and Map; 9 1/4 x 12 1/2; 240 pages; Hard cover has faux leather binding with gold lettering on spine. Light rubbing, scuffing and bumping to boards. No DJ. Previous owners name neatly written on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with color and b/w photographs and maps. Covers the history of Detroit from beaver hunting days through to 1979, when Detroit was the Autom... View more info

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Asian American Dreams The Emergence of an American People

By: Zia, Helen

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Seller ID: 8921

ISBN: 0374527369

Condition: Near Fine


B & W photographs; 8.20 X 5.40 X 1.10 inches; x, 356 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, shelf wear. Some b/w photographs. Pages are clean and tight. ...is about the transformation of Asian Americans from a few small, disconnected, and largely invisible ethnic groups, ito a self-identified racial group that is influencing every aspect of American Society". View more info

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Asian American Dreams The Emergence of an American People

By: Zia, Helen

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Seller ID: 9836

ISBN: 0374527369

Condition: Near Fine


B & W photographs; 8.20 X 5.40 X 1.10 inches; x, 356 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, shelf wear. Some b/w photographs. Pages are clean and tight. ...is about the transformation of Asian Americans from a few small, disconnected, and largely invisible ethnic groups, ito a self-identified racial group that is influencing every aspect of American Society". View more info