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1 Arceneaux, Marc >> 50 Years of Cars to Color, Fold and Display
San Francisco: Troubador Press; 1975 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Timothy Gauss 
32 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 32 pages, of which 12 pages have illustrated instructions and 20 pages (10 leaves) have b/w line diagrams to be cut out and assembled (scissors, glue, colored pencils, etc, not included) ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Isbn 0912300582. Designs by Marc Arceneaux. Illustrations by Marc Arceneaux and Timothy Gauss. ; Not for children or beginners. ; Includes paper materials to build seven classic American cars, which are: 1934 Chrysler Airflow, 1940 La Salle, 1946 Pontiac Torpedo, 1951 Hudson Commodore Eight, 1964 Studebaker Avanti, 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Super Bird, 1984 Lectra. ; Covers show a touch of edgewear and a few small spots. Old pricesticker inside rear cover. No other defects. Interior is clean. Nothing cut out or colored in. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Cheetham, Craig >> American Cars : The Automobiles That Made America
Hoo, England: Grange Books; 2004 1840136502 / 9781840136500 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
448 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Large oblong hardcover, white boards, gray endpapers, 448 glossy pages, index, detailed specs, production milestones and other data, each vehicle shown from top and all four sides, over 2500 full-color photos. ; 'Looks in detail at over 200 of the most spectacular, powerful and beautiful American cars'. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Light wear to jacket. No other defects. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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3 Goodwin, George, and Elfrida Norden >> Songbook Collection for Wurlitzer and Lowrey Organ : 1957-1971
0998355879 / 9780998355870 Softcover Very Good 
4to (12") 31 cm; Lot of 18 tall softcovers, which are: 1) Hits from Broadway for Wurlitzer Organ, 15 Songs arranged by Louis Hollingsworth, 1957. 2) Songs for the Wurlitzer Organ with the Pointer System, Book 3. 3) Same series, Book 7. 4) Book 18. 5) Book 19. 6) Book 20. 7) Book 22. 8) Book 24. 9) Wurlitzer Organ Model 4100 Series Owner's Manual. 10) Criterion Organ Hits for All Wurlitzer Organs, with 19 Songs arranged by Mark Laub. ; 11) Hawaii at the Wurlitzer Organ, 25 songs arranged by Mark Laub, 1960. 12) Hawaii at the Lowrey Organ, same 25 songs. 13) Fun at the Lowrey, Part 1, Featuring Minit Music. 14) Lowrey's Wonderful World of Music: Complete Registration Guide. 15) Same series, Exploring the Special Effects. 16) Same series, Sight and Sound Organ Course, Phase 2, Learning Guide. 17) Same series: Minit Music, the Easy Way to Play Instantly. 18) Audion Organ Key Selector Method, with 45 Beloved Songs of the 1890s, edited by George Goodwin and Elfrida Norden. ; All are Very Good or better. Over 325 pages in total. All are softcovers with fold-and-staple bindings. Some have easy play systems but only two have big notes. All show minor edgewear, one has very faded bookdealer stamp on front cover, one has leaf creased at upper tip, otherwise no writing or marks, all bindings tight. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Pure Bentley, a Motoring Journal from Crewe, England :  The Stories Behind the Story, Edition 1, September 2009, Jenkins, Melinda June >>
4 Jenkins, Melinda June >> Pure Bentley, a Motoring Journal from Crewe, England : The Stories Behind the Story, Edition 1, September 2009
Crewe, England: Bentley Motors; 2009 Softcover Fine 
120 pages; Folio (14") 36 cm; Very large softcover, 14 inches tall, 36 cm tall. Green pictorial covers, 120 glossy pages, tons of photos, some historical b/w, over 100 in full color including an amazing gatefold centerpiece. ; Giant stunning promotional book for Bentley Motors, in particular the Bentley Mulsanne, a luxury car that consists of over 50% handcrafting. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; No defects. Crisp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Jensen, Phil >> Bulletin, The, International Association of Automotive Modelers, Lot of 8 Issues : Volume 17, Number 1, Jan-Feb 1967 to Vol-17, No-6, Nov-Dec 1967 ; Plus Vol-15, No-5, Sep-Oct 1966
Newport News, Va: IAAM: International Association of Automotive Modelers; 1967 Softcover Near Fine 
4to (11") 28cm; Newsletter-style publication. Each issue hole-punched and placed in loose-leaf binder by subscriber. ; 12 to 20 pages per issue, plus front and rear covers. Numerous b/w photos and line drawings, several fold-out illustrations. ; This lot from collection of Peter Foss, founder and vice president, Toy Car Collectors Club, author of several articles. Also includes original carbons of 7 hand-written pages of draft article by same, dated 1968. ; No defects apart from minor edgewear, tiny holes from removed staples. Binder worn but intact. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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6 Lehmann >> LGB, the Big Train : Lehmann Gross Bahn, Model Train Catalogue, 1980
Nürnberg (Nuremberg): Ernst Paul Lehmann Patentwerk; 1980 Softcover Near Fine 
160 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Large oblong softcover, 160 glossy pages, hundreds of full-color photos, English text throughout. ; Wonderful catalog of Lehmann model trains in all gauges (1, 0, H0, TT, H0e, N, Z) plus models of famous German trains and locomotives (steam, electric, diesel) plus starter sets, tracks, passenger cars, freight cars, control boxes, signals, catenary systems, accessories, etc. ; Only a touch of edgewear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Lemaster, Richard (Le Master) >> Wildlife in Wood : And Duck Carver's Handbook
Chicago: Contemporary Books; 1978 0809273365 / 9780809273362 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
244 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large oblong hardcover, tan cloth, gold lettering, 244 pages, chapter on duck behavior and psychology, chapter on duck anatomy, over 500 high-quality b/w photos and diagrams, 9 photos in color. ; Written by 30-year veteran of carving and high-quality model work, with keen eye for detail who, for this book, invented new techniques for photographing real ducks at extreme close range. This book is not aimed at the decoy carver (decoys do not have to have realistic detail) but will appeal to anyone, including decoy carvers, who wishes to carve, model or paint realistic ducks. ; Book shows light shelfwear. Small address label on front endpaper. Light foxing here and there. Jacket is quite worn, edges have many small chips, everything is readable. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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8 Peckham, John M. >> Fighting Fire with Fire : A Pictorial Volume of Steam Fire-Fighting Apparatus and Related Equipment
Newfoundland, N. J. : Walter R. Haessner & Associates; 1972 0877990263 / 9780877990260 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
231 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, red textured boards, 231 pages, main text in 2 columns, index, over 250 high-quality b/w photos and illustrations reproduced from historical sources, with detailed captions, many also with all their original stats. ; A stunning pictorial history of early firefighting equipment, mainly horse-drawn steam-powered fire engines, but also lamps, helmets, hydrants, etc, made in Germany, UK, France, Canada and the US from the 1830s to the 1890s. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, founding president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; Book shows light foxing to top and fore-edge. Jacket quite worn, with small edge chips. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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9 Russell, Ray M., and Ronny J. Coleman >> Fire Truck Toys for Men and Boys, Volume 2 : (Volume II)
San Clemente, Calif: Phenix Technology; 1982 Softcover Fair 
180 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, red covers, list of dealers, hundreds of b/w photos with detailed captions, 6 photos in full color. Glossy throughout. ; Isbn 0910105014. Covers toy fire engines, rescue vehicles, firemen, as well as collectible helmets. Authored by two collectors who happen to manufacture fire fighting helmets. ; We have graded this book only Fair. Both covers edgeworn. Inside front cover, front b/w photo of Jonathan Winters, inside rear cover, and last page (blank table to list your toys) are all affected by juvenile scribbles. Rear cover has long closed tear neatly repaired with masking tape. Binding is intact. Sold as is. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Tekno, Made in Denmark :   (Model Car Catalog, 1961), Takno
10 Takno Tekno, Made in Denmark : (Model Car Catalog, 1961)
Denmark: Tekno; 1961 Softcover Good+ 
12 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small color glossy catalog, 12 full-color pages. ; Includes model fire engines, cars, trucks, motorcycles, airplanes, etc, with item numbers. Very little text but it is in Danish, Dutch, English, German, French and Spanish. ; This item is from the collection of Peter H. Foss. ; Worn but intact. Many pen marks including exchange rate (USdol to Danishkroner) on front, date (June 1961) on front, and retailprices in USdols penned under each toy. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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