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Automotive Simulation ' 91 Proceedings of the 3rd European Cars-Trucks Simulation Symposium, Schliersee, Germany, October 1991

By: Heller, Moshe R.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag: 1991

Seller ID: 15303

ISBN: 354054447X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


250 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, English throughout, red-orange boards, [x] + 250 pages, 20 chapters by various experts, 121 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, and illustrations; Organized by Asimuth. Topics include: Driving simulators. Finite element method for wheels and tires. Crashworthiness. Engine design. Drive line and control simulation. Computational fluid dynamics. Corrosion and ecology. More. ; Library marks minimal, confined to endpapers, plus library name stamped on top and bottom edge, and dewey decimal number sticker on heel. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwea... View more info

Front Row Center : Inside the Great American Airshow, Special Edition (Signed)

By: Hildebrandt, Erik; Illustrated by Erik Hildebrandt

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Clear Hot Media: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15349

ISBN: 0967404029

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


178 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large oblong hardcover, black boards, 178 glossy pages, tons of full-color photos including about 60 spectacular full-page action photos of aircraft performing precision flying stunts at airshows. Includes Blue Angels, Red Baron Squadron, Canadian Snowbirds, many more. ; Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author-photographer Erik Hildebrandt. ; Amazonbuyers please note: Image does not match this edition. Also, this edition published 2000 (same isbn though) ; Foreword by Sean D. Tucker. ; Light edgewear to jacket. No other defects. View more info

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Toledo Press Users Reference Book, The

By: Hinde, Henry

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Toledo Machine & Tool Company: 1923

Seller ID: 21103

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


240 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Title on front: The Toledo Reference Book. ; Small dark-brown leather book with flexible covers, 240 pages, index, dozens of tables of technical data, several parts lists, 175 b/w photos and line diagrams including 4 photos of the company's plants, over 100 parts diagrams, and about 50 photos of heavy industrial machinery. ; 'The last word in the design, construction and workmanship on presses, dies and kindred sheet metal working machinery.' Contents include photos and specs of industrial presses for punching, stamping, blanking, cutting, embossing, trimming... View more info

Grand Trunk Corporation : Canadian National Railways in the United States, 1971-1992

By: Hofsommer, Don L. ; Illustrated by Gil Reid

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19422

ISBN: 087013406X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


219 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark gray cloth, silver lettering, [xiv] + 219 glossy pages, index, bibliography, appendix of locomotives, chapter endnotes, main text in 2 columns, over 160 high-quality b/w photos and facsimiles. ; Many photos of vintage locomotives, vintage trains, terminals, stations, freight cars, route maps, more. History of numerous regional railroads (Detroit, Grand Haven and Milwaukee ; Central Vermont ; Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific ; Detroit and Toledo Shore Line, many others) which were consolidated in 1971 as the famous Grank Trunk Railroad. ; No d... View more info

Self Propelled Vehicles, 5e : (5th Edition, 1907) a Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of all Forms of Automobiles

By: Homans, James E.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Theodore Audel & Company: 1907

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 14830

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


598 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Red cloth, black and gilt spine lettering, glossy red endpapers, 399 b/w illustrations (mostly diagrams, a few photos) including three very nice tipped-in diagrams, including one gatefold. ; Very early book on automotive maintenance, published in the days when there were still steam and electric, as well as gasoline cars on the road. ; Copyright 1902. This is 5th Edition, Revised and Enlarged, 1907. Full sub-subtitle: 'With upwards of 500 illustrations and diagrams, giving the essential details of construction and many important points on the successful operati... View more info

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Shenandoah Saga : A Narrative of the U. S. Navy's Pioneering Large Rigid Airships

By: Hook, Thom; Illustrated by Merv Corning

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Airsho Publishers: 1989

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20927

Condition: Very Good+


208 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, [xiv] + 208 pages, bibliography, main text in 2 columns, map of flight routes of USS Shenandoah, 155 b/w photos with captions. ; Fascinating history of USS Shenandoah (ZR-1) the first rigid airship of US Navy, from its construction in 1922 to destruction in 1925 and aftermath. ; Copyright 1973. This is 4th printing, 1989. Front cover blurb: 'Spellbinding Drama for Motion Pictures / Television! Spectacular 20th Century Stand-up Aviation Adventure.' Foreword by Lt. Cdr. Frederick J. Tobin. Photos by Betsy Ross Lansdowne Caswell, J. Conway Hunt, aut... View more info

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Chesapeake & Ohio : Coal and Color

By: Huddleston, Eugene, with John Joseph, Everett Young

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20634

ISBN: 0939487284

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


120 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, [viii] + 120 glossy pages, about 200 full-color photos with detailed captions. ; 'Focuses on coal field operations of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in scenic southern West Virginia, eastern Kentucky, and southern Ohio, from the end of steam power in 1956 to the present [1996] CSX ownership.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. View more info

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Winchester Indiana Speedway Old Timers Club : Lot of 4 Issues, 1976-1978

By: Hunter, Bill; Illustrated by Rick Robtoy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Winchester Indiana Speedway: 1976

Seller ID: 14064

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Lot of 4 issues of Winchester Indiana Speedway Old Timers Club newsletter, 8 to 14 pages per issue. Contents include auto racing history, track history, bios of famous drivers, more. Many low- to medium-quality b/w photos. One issue has b/w cartoon by Rick Robtoy. ; Lot includes: Volume 5, number 1, May 1976. Volume 5, number 3, November 1976. Volume 6, number 1, June 1977. Volume 7, number 1, January 1978.; All issues have light edgewear. All are lightly creased horizontally, as issued. All have old address labels, stamps and cancellations on rear cover, in the correct p... View more info

Valve Gears, Mechanics of the Steam Engine, Steam-Engine Governors, Steam-Engine Design, Types of Steam Boilers, Boiler Fittings and Accessories, Boiler Settings and Chimneys, Boiler Piping and Auxiliaries, Fuels and Boiler Trials, Steam-Boiler Design : A Series of Textbooks

By: International Textbook Company

Price: $22.00

Publisher: International Textbook Company: 1922

Seller ID: 17282

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


600 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Beautiful hardcover bound in bright red buckram cloth over spine and corners, dark green cloth over boards, gilt lettering and rules, dark green marbled endpapers, all edges inked red, index, 11 chapters (or sections) chapter-paginated, about 600 pages, over 400 b/w figures and diagrams. ; Copyright 1908. This edition 1922.; A touch of shelfwear. Slight discoloration to fore-edges of last 30 leaves, not affecting text. No other marks or defects. Appears unused. ; Laid in: How to Open a Book, a bookmark-shaped instruction sheet published with book. ; International... View more info

Ideas, Invention : Professional Patent and Trademark Research

By: Invention

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Invention: 1968

Seller ID: 18007

Condition: Near Fine


28 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, black leatherette covers, silver lettering, 28 pages, 32 b/w illustrations, many being reproductions of illustrations from patent applications of famous inventions. ; Promotional item for company that filed and researched patents. Company founded in 1937. This item 1968. ; Affixed to front page, as issued, slip stating that US Patent Office has moved to Arlington, Virginia, and that Invention, Inc, has moved next door. A touch of foxing. No other defects. View more info

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Ironrite Ironer Company Advertising Card, 1937 : Detroit, Michigan

By: Ironrite

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ironrite Ironer Company: 1937

Seller ID: 6131

Condition: Very Good+


1 pages; ; Not a book. Small (63 x 111 mm) 2.5 x 4 inch bright orange stiff card, rounded corners, printed both sides, listing 5 points of superiority of company's line of ironers, 11 specific products with their features and prices over red line drawing of ironing machine with inbuilt folding table. ; Small note 'Glen 46%' in pencil on one edge. Old stain from removed paperclip. No other flaws. View more info

Irving Subway, Irving Safstep : Fireproof Ventilating Flooring Catalog 3A

By: Irving

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Irving Iron Works Company: 1921

Seller ID: 20564

Condition: Very Good+


72 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Softcover with textured glassine jacket, as issued. Pale green covers, 72 glossy pages, over 100 b/w photos and diagrams. ; All about grated flooring, nonskid steps, manufactured metal grates, etc, for outdoor stairs, fireproof ventilation, boats, streetcars, automotive radiator guards, streetcar platforms, etc. ; Almost no wear. No marks. Appears hardly used. View more info

Irving Subway, Irving Safstep : Fireproof Ventilating Flooring Catalog 4A

By: Irving

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Irving Iron Works Company: 1923

Seller ID: 20565

Condition: Very Good+


80 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Softcover booklet, pale gray embossed covers, 80 glossy pages, over 120 b/w photos and diagrams. ; All about grated flooring, nonskid steps, manufactured metal grates, etc, for outdoor stairs, fireproof ventilation, boats, streetcars, automotive radiator guards, streetcar platforms, etc. ; Almost no wear. Small dealerlabel (J. R. Fortune & Son, District Representative, Detroit) affixed to front. Small label on page 71 with corrections, as issued. Overall appears hardly used. View more info

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Pure Bentley, a Motoring Journal from Crewe, England : The Stories Behind the Story, Edition 1, September 2009

By: Jenkins, Melinda June

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bentley Motors: 2009

Seller ID: 12188

Condition: 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. View more info

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First Hundred Years, the : The Story of Whitman and Barnes, Makers of Fine Tools Since 1848

By: Kearins, M. J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Whitman & Barnes: 1948

Seller ID: 16756

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


28 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, beige unlettered cloth over spine, 28 pages numbered to 23, powder-blue boards, monochrome illustrated endpapers, dozens of b/w illustrations, 3 b/w photos, 2 full-page full-color illustrations of master toolmakers at work. ; History of Detroit tool manufacturer, founded 1848, makers of harvesting knives, reapers, mowers, drill bits, etc, later became a division of United Tool and Drill Corporation. ; Boards slightly bowed. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. ; Laid in: 1) W & B News Bulletin, May 28, 1948, 9 mimeograph pages. 2) W & B News Bu... View more info

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Nascar Winston Cup 2001 : 30th Anniversary Edition, with CD-ROM

By: Kelly, Bob, with Ward Woodbury

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UMI Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 19889

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


304 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red textured buckram cloth, 304 pages, over 500 full-color photos on glossy pages. ; Foreword by Bill France. 'The official chronical of the 2001 Nascar Winston Cup Series season.' ; No defects to book or jacket. Appears never read. ; Items laid in: 1) Official CD-ROM, as published with book, packed with stats for each driver. 2) flyer for Nascar 2002 press guide with business reply envelope. 3) Nascar Winston Cup renewal form and envelope. View more info

Holden Heritage, The, 11e : (11th Edition, 2003)

By: Kennedy, Ewan, with Alistair Kennedy and Tony Davis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Holden Limited: 2003

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 20521

Condition: Near Fine


112 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Black softcover, 112 glossy pages, tons of lists and stats, over 200 photos, most in full color. ; History of Holden, the All-Australian automobile, since 1948. Published by Public Affairs Department, Holden Limited. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. Scarce. View more info

Kidwell Two-Flow Ring-Circuit Water Tube Boiler, the : Containing a Lucid Explanation of the Principles Underlying Correct Boiler Design and Operation . . . a Book for Those Who Wish to Generate More Steam for Less Money

By: Kidwell, Edgar

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Kidwell Boiler Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10300

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


268 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Brown softcover, brown endpapers, 268 glossy pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, 5 brief sidebars by various authors, 14 tables, 1 two-color illustration, 208 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, graphs, cutaway views, etc, with captions. ; Copyright 1923, 1st impression stated. Front cover states 'Preliminary and Advanced Edition Only' (sic) ; Complete subtitle: 'Containing a Lucid Explanation of the Principles Underlying Correct Boiler Design and Operation, their Application to Boiler Analysis and How they are Correctly Applied in the Design of the Kidwell Boiler... View more info

Complete Guide to the Triumph TR7 and TR8 : 1e, 1st Edition, 1981

By: Kimberley, William; Illustrated by Bill Price

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Dalton Watson: 1981

Seller ID: 20281

ISBN: 0901564532

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


96 pages; Hardcover, black boards, metallic silver jacket, 96 glossy pages, appendix of stats, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams, 42 photos in full color. ; First edition, 1981, stated. Additional chapter and numerous photos by Bill Price. Love letter to the best two sports cars produced in the 1970s. ; No defects to book. Only a touch of wear to jacket. View more info

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Karmann Story, the : Germany's Coachbuilder to the World

By: Knust, Dieter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Verlag Meinders & Elstermann: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7500

ISBN: 3889268978

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


228 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; ENGLISH text. Hardcover, black boards, 228 pages, bibliography, index, endnotes, appendix list of Karmann-bodied production cars, 53 b/w and 49 color photos with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Isbn 388926897X. 2nd edition, 1996. Translated by Peter L. Albrecht. ; Biography of famed builder and designer of Porsche 356; VW convertible; VW Golf and Scirocco; VW-Porsche; Renault 19; Adler Primus; Opel Regent and Diplomat; Ford Taunus [sic] and Escort; BMW 635 CSi, Karo-As and Pik-As; Cheetah, Karmann-Ghia, etc. ; No flaws to book. Jacket has 5mm closed tear to upp... View more info