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Detroit Edison's Extra Services : Get Them Freely to Get the Most from all Your Electricity

By: Detroit Edison

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Detroit Edison: 1950

Seller ID: 21696

Condition: Very Good-


12 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Orange softcover, 12 pages, small map showing every Edison office in Detroit area, list of average cost per month to run 34 different appliances, 16 b/w illustrations. ; Illustrated by RK. Published in era when many households were switching from coal or other fuels to electricity. This item lists amazing free services offered by Detroit Edison including light-bulb delivery, light-bulb exchange, appliance repair, electrical cord repair and replacement, wiring design, more. ; Covers show light spotting. No other defects. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. View more info

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Oldsmobile's Great Tradition of Print Advertising : 1900s-1990s

By: Detroit Motor Press

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Detroit Motor Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15375

ISBN: 0998355801

Condition: Near Fine


110 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, red wire spiral binding, red leatherette rear cover, front clear plastic cover, 110 unnumbered pages printed one side only, 45 classic Olsdmobile print ads, reproduced full-page, 14 in original b/w, 31 in full color, with at least three from each decade of the 20th century. No text apart from the ads themselves. ; No discernible wear. Quite scarce. View more info

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Diesels from Eddystone : The Story of Baldwin Diesel Locomotives

By: Dolzall, Gary W, and Stephen F. Dolzall

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Company: 1984

Seller ID: 20639

ISBN: 0890240523

Condition: Very Good


152 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall blue softcover, 152 glossy pages, index, appendix of stats, about 300 high-quality b/w photos with detailed captions. ; Edited by Bob Hayden. Photos from collection of H. L. Broadbelt and others. Complete history of Matthias W. Baldwin and the Baldwin Locomotive Works with special emphasis on locomomtives of the diesel era 1920s-1984. ; A touch of edgewear. Very small sticker scar on front. No other defects. View more info

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Fram : Published by the Committee for the Preservation of the Polar Ship Fram

By: Domaas, Knut; Illustrated by Jakob Dybwad

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Committee for the Preservation of the Polar Ship Fram;: 1961

Seller ID: 17098

Condition: Near Fine


68 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; White softcover booklet, 68 glossy pages, 25 b/w photos and facsimiles, 2 small maps, color photo on front. English throughout, except for brief summaries in German and French. ; Text by Knut Domaas. Introduction by Henning Sinding-Larsen. Photos by Jakob Dybwad and others. History of the Norwegian ship Fram, built for arctic exploration and sailed the arctic and antarctic between 1893 and 1912, and its restoration and preservation. ; No defects. View more info

Paddlewheels on the Frontier : The Story of British Columbia and Yukon Sternwheel Steamers

By: Downs, Art

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19802

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


160 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, brown boards, 160 glossy pages, index, over 200 high-quality historical b/w photos, many never before published, with detailed captions. ; History of 100-year era from 1850s to 1950s when 300 mighty steam paddlewheelers tranversed the lakes and rivers of British Columbia and Yukon Territory. ; No defects to book. Jacket very lightly worn at edges. View more info

District Heating Service in Detroit : A History and Description of the Central Heating System of the Detroit Edison Company

By: Dubry, Ernest E.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Detroit Edison Company: 1951

Seller ID: 15119

Condition: Very Good+


52 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover booklet, blue-gray textured leatherette covers, [vi] + 46 pages, bibliography, 2 small maps, 16 b/w diagrams, graphs and tables, 44 b/w photos, all with captions. Glossy throughout. ; 'Printed by the Company for private circulation'. Copyright 1946. This printing 1951. ; Part technical and part promotional, this booklet describes the first large-scale steam-heating system in Detroit, installed and operated by Central Heating Company, division of Detroit Edison, from its beginning in 1903. ; Covers show very light sunning and a touch of shelfwear. Thre... View more info

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Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia, 14e : The Elementary Principles, Construction, Operation and Repair of Automobiles, Trucks, Tractors and Motorcycles, 14th Edition, 1926

By: Dyke, A. L.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Company: 1926

Edition: Fourteenth Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 21169

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1233 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Thick hardcover, blue cloth, white lettering, pale yellow endpapers, [xii] + 1233 + 11 pages of suppliers and ads. Extensive index. Illustrated with over 3000 b/w diagrams with detailed captions. Includes 3 fold-out illustrations in black and red. ; This prized publication was the longtime standard text in its field. Originally published 1910. This is 14th edition, with new preface, 1926, 2nd printing, 1926. ; Complete subtitle: 'The Elementary Principles, Construction, Operation and Repair of Automobiles, Gasoline Engines and Automobile Electric Systems, Inclu... View more info

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Setting the Pace : Oldsmobile's First 100 Years

By: Earley, Helen Jones, and James R. Walkinshaw

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oldsmobile Division of General Motors: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21114

ISBN: 0785319581

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


496 pages; Large heavy hardcover, red buckram cloth, gray endpapers, 496 glossy pages, index, appendix of stats, over 1500 photos including b/w historical and modern full color. ; 1st edition, 1996. Forewords by Robert C. Stempel and John D. Rock. Beautiful coffee-table book packed with many never-before-published photos. Every model year (1897-1997) illustrated. Special chapter on winning World War 2. ; No marks or defects to book or jacket. ; Item laid in: Introductory letter from August R. Buenz, communications director of Oldsmobile. View more info

La Fiat ; Istruzioni Per La Costruzione Dell'automobile : (Cut and Assemble a Fiat Automobile)

By: Editori Costruzione

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Editori Costruzione: 1980

Seller ID: 5888

Condition: Near Fine


; ITALIAN text. Oversized 7-panel accordion-folded color glossy card with parts to cut out and instructions to built your own classic Fiat. ; Not for children. ; Only a faint touch of wear. No major defects or flaws. Nothing cut out or missing. Scarce. View more info

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Packard " Thirty " Touring Car 1908 : A Motor Car Catalogue

By: Estep, E. Ralph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Gaylord Printing Company: 1976

Seller ID: 19566

ISBN: 1294479393

Condition: Near Fine


36 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, textured blue-gray covers, 36 unnumbered pages on stiff card stock, full-color frontispiece illustration, 13 b/w illustrations including 6 models with original (1908) retailprices. ; Originally published by Packard Motor Car Company in 1908. This is a beautiful high-quality facsimile reprint by Gaylord Printing Company, Detroit, 1976. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No major defects. Amazonbuyers please note: This book has no isbn. We apologize for the fact that amazon's system requires us to list it under an isbn. View more info

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Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, the : West End -- PM District, Chicago Division, Cincinnati & Russell Divisions

By: EuDaly, Kevin N., and Eugene L. Huddleston

Price: $56.00

Publisher: White River Productions: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20544

ISBN: 0965904059

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


111 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, black boards, 111 glossy pages, index, several small color maps, over 200 color photos with detailed captions. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows just a touch of edgewear. View more info

History of the Buccaneers of America, the : Containing Detailed Accounts of Those Bold and Daring Freebooters, Chiefly Along the Spanish Main, in the West Indies, and in the Great South Sea, Succeeding the Civil Wars in England

By: Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier, with Montauban, Ringrose, Perkins

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sanborn, Carter & Bazin: 1856

Seller ID: 19995

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


484 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, 484 pages on rag (cotton-fiber) paper, dark brown cloth, gilt spine lettering and decor, blindstamped boards, several b/w engravings in text, a few footnotes. ; Complete subtitle: 'Containing Detailed Accounts of Those Bold and Daring Freebooters, Chiefly Along the Spanish Main, in the West Indies, and in the Great South Sea, Succeeding the Civil Wars in England, New Edition, With Some Introductory Notices of Piracies on the Coast of New England, to the Year 1724.' ; Written in 1678 by Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin. This edition, with preface from 16... View more info

Instructions to Light-Keepers

By: Farquhar, Norman H, with Edward P. Kraynak

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association: 1989

Seller ID: 20620

ISBN: 0940767023

Condition: Very Good+


157 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; [xii] + 55 pages of instructions plus 39 plates printed one side only with b/w photos and diagrams of apparatus and equipment plus 11-page index, 157 total pages, margin headers, several lists and tables. ; Facsimile reprint of 1902 edition of Instructions to Light-Keepers and Masters of Light-House Vessels. Original edition edited by Norman H. Farquhar. This edition sdited by Edward P. Kraynak with foreword by LuAnne Gaykowski Kozma and introduction by Gary F. Kurylo. ; Minor shelfwear. Three leaves light crease at tip. No other defects. View more info

How to Install, Operate and Enjoy Your New Fedders Air Conditioner

By: Fedders Quigan

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Fedders-Quigan Corporation: 1956

Seller ID: 20270

Condition: Fine


32 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Set of two oblong softcover booklets, 32 pages total, 27 b/w illustrations total, in original envelope, as issued, 1956. ; Vol-1, How to Install, 16 pages, 19 diagrams. Vol-2, How to Operate, 16 pages, 8 photos and diagrams. ; Both booklets are in Fine condition, no visible defects. Envelope is worn, spotted, with small corner chips, but all readable. View more info

(Auto Racing) Waterford Hills Digest : Volume 7, Number 5, September 1966, with Ephemera

By: Fischer, Elaine; Illustrated by Al Bizer

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oakland County Sportsmens Road Racing Corporation: 1966

Seller ID: 11294

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, brown covers, 32 glossy pages, current top ten racers listed, other stats, plenty of b/w photos. ; Official periodical of Waterford Hills Road Racing Track, Waterford, Michigan, near Detroit. Includes info on local sports car clubs and several local ads. ; Only a touch of wear. Stapled binding intact. Quite scarce. ; Items laid in: 1) Program of Events, Fall Classics, September 24-25, 1966, listing events and race officials, 8.5x11-inch sheet printed one side. 2) List of Entries, Fall Classics, September 24-25, 1966, giving driver, car number, car, cl... View more info

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1970 Ford Mustang Automotive Catalog, January, 1970

By: Ford Motor Company

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1970

Seller ID: 19149

Condition: Very Good-


16 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover marketing brochure, 16 glossy pages, tons of stats, 6 small b/w diagrams, 31 full-color photos. ; Minimal edgewear, except to lower front corner, which is curled, with small creases affecting tips of pages. View more info

Ford Has a Better Idea : For 1967

By: Ford Motor Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1967

Seller ID: 20627

Condition: Near Fine


36 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Blue softcover, 36 pages plus covers, several tables of specs, 42 full-color glossy photos. ; Ford LTD, Ford XL, Lincoln Continental, Country Squire Station Wagon, Thunderbird, Mustang, Falcon, Fairlane, Mercury, Cougar, Cortina, more. ; Only a whisper of wear. View more info

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Drive a Ford and Feel the Difference : Ask Your Dealer for a Ride in the 49 Ford (Advertising Blotter)

By: Ford Motor Company

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1948

Seller ID: 21252

Condition: Near Fine


Promotional blotter. Oblong, 3.25 x 6.25 inches, color ad on front showing woman with blonde flowing hair and black driving gloves with hands on steering wheel. Captions: Drive a Ford and Feel the Difference / Ask Your Dealer for a Ride in the '49 Ford. ; No marks, no defects. Appears unused. View more info

Ford Rouge Center : Legacy for the Future Built on the Past

By: Ford, Bill

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 2004

Seller ID: 20499

Condition: Very Good+


134 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong gray softcover, 134 glossy pages, tons of full-color photos, brief text and captions throughout. ; History of famous Rouge Plant (Ford River Rouge Complex) of Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, built 1917-1928, largest factory in world, extensively rebuilt and remodeled 1999-2004. ; No major defects, minor edgewear only. View more info

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Statement by Henry Ford II, a : Before the Subcommittee on Automobile Marketing Practices of the U. S. Senate Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, 1956

By: Ford, Henry II

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1956

Seller ID: 19749

Condition: Near Fine


20 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 20 pages, small b/w photo of author. ; Testimony of president of Ford Motor Company before US Senate, 1956, where he said, in effect, his company never engaged in political campaigning or fund raising for any candidate, and describes other business factors relating to Ford dealerships, marketing, profit producing, cost control, termination of dealership owners, etc. ; No defects. Clean and square. Scarce. View more info