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Image for Old Family Photos with Automobiles :  Herman Rohr, Bernita Rohr

Old Family Photos with Automobiles : Herman Rohr, Bernita Rohr

By: Rohr, Herman

Price: $14.00

Seller ID: 14658


Photograph; This is a lot of 4 old photographs, no dates but we estimate 1920s, no names apart from Herman Rohr and his granddaughter Bernita. Photos are: 1) young man with car. 2) young woman and young man with car. 3) little girl feeding ducks, with car. 4) group photo, exterior, 13 young men and women having a good laugh. (Image shows first 3 photos) ; Small corner nicks only, no major defects. View more info

Image for Diesel Monitor :  For Engineering Instruction on Stationary, Marine, Locomotive, Automotive, Aero, Tractors and Portable Diesel Engines

Diesel Monitor : For Engineering Instruction on Stationary, Marine, Locomotive, Automotive, Aero, Tractors and Portable Diesel Engines

By: Rosbloom, Julius

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Diesel Engineering Institute: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21253

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


528 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, green buckram cloth over flexible boards, gold lettering, 528 glossy pages, 2 indexes, appendix, chapter end questions and answers; 185 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, etc. ; 1st printing, 1940, stated. Complete subtitle: 'For Engineering Instruction on Stationary, Marine, Locomotive, Automotive, Aero, Tractors and Portable Installations and Preparation for Engineers Licenses, a Complete Course, on Diesel Engineering for Students, Throughout in the Form of Questions and Answers, Profusely Illustrated.' ; Very minor wear. Top edge sunned. Exterior le... View more info

More Than You're Asked to Do : A Personal Reminiscence, Ross Roy, 1898-1983

By: Roy, Ross

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ross Roy Inc: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15897

Condition: Very Good


83 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Square softcover, white and tan covers, 83 pages, 42 b/w photos and facsimiles, many showing automobiles of 1910s-1930s (Studebaker, Dodge, Plymouth, DeSoto, Chrysler) ; Biography and memoirs of innovative automotive dealer Ross Roy, 1898-1893, most successful car salesman in history, founder of Ross Roy Communications, famous Detroit advertising agency. ; Minor wear to exterior. Table of contents has owner name in ballpoint and two stray pieces of tape. Several pages lightly creased at tip. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Image for Involuntary Repossession :  In the Steal of the Night, Automotive Locksmithing

Involuntary Repossession : In the Steal of the Night, Automotive Locksmithing

By: Russell, John L. 3

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Paladin Press: 1979

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21228

ISBN: 0873643097

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover booklet, 64 pages, 80 b/w diagrams and illustrations. ; Copyright 1976. This is 3rd edition, 1979. ; Includes chapters on basic lock picking, vehicle entry, Ford, Chrysler, General Motors, locksmithing techniques for ignitions, repossession tips, more. ; No marks or defects of any kind. ; Laid in, How To Use the Jigglers, small sheet with 4 b/w diagrams. View more info

Railways of the Raj

By: Satow, Michael, and Ray Desmond

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Scolar Press: 1982

Seller ID: 17111

ISBN: 0859676587

Condition: Near Fine


120 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Oblong softcover, tan covers, 120 glossy pages, glossary, bibliography, small map, 97 high-quality b/w photos and illustrations, many full page, plus 3 full-page illustrations and 1 photo in full color. ; Foreword by Paul Theroux. Railroads, bridges, tunnels, rail travel, collisions, etc, etc, in India during the British regime. ; Slight fading to spine. No other defects. View more info

Image for Lehigh Valley Guide, Guide Book of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and its Several Branches and Connections :  With an Account, Descriptive and Historical, of the Places Along Their Route

Lehigh Valley Guide, Guide Book of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and its Several Branches and Connections : With an Account, Descriptive and Historical, of the Places Along Their Route

By: Sayre, William H.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Company: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12570

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


186 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Original dark brown cloth over flexible boards, list of officers and directors of Lehigh Valley RR Co and of Pennsylvania and New York Canal and RR Co, 27 pgs of company history, 121 pgs descriptive of cities and towns on the route, 3 appendixes, a few tables and footnotes, several b/w illustrations of scenery reproduced from engravings. Includes original 13 x 20 inch fold-out map, bound in, as issued. ; 1st edition, 1873. Complete subtitle: 'With an Account, Descriptive and Historical, of the Places along their Route, Including also a history of the Company ... View more info

When Eastern Michigan Rode the Rails, Book 2 : The Rapid Railway and Detroit-Port Huron by Rail-Ship-Bus

By: Schramm, Jack E, and William H. Henning

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Interurban Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20210

ISBN: 0916374750

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


223 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, 223 glossy pages, index, chronology, over 400 b/w photos and facsimiles including trains, streetcars, stations, maps, tickets, timetables, etc, etc. Also includes chapter on steamboat lines and chapter on buses. ; 1st printing stated. Subtitle on title page: The Rapid Railway and Detroit-Port Huron by Rail-Ship-Bus. Subtitle on jacket: Detroit to Port Huron by Rail, Water and Road. ; Minor wear to book. Boards slightly bowed. No marks. Jacket, which is too tall for book, has small chips along top edge, none affecting any text or i... View more info

Image for Illustrato Fiat :  100 Years On, Fiat Group Employees Magazine, Special Issue, Volume 47, Number 6, July 1999

Illustrato Fiat : 100 Years On, Fiat Group Employees Magazine, Special Issue, Volume 47, Number 6, July 1999

By: Settine, Roberto, and Giancarlo Riolfo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Satiz: 1999

Seller ID: 18408

Condition: Near Fine


114 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 144 glossy pages, tons of color and historical b/w photos, company history, racing, styling, advertising campaigns, technology, etc. English throughout. ; No defects. Appears unread. Includes supplemental 72-page volume, One Hundred Years of Fiat Cars, by Ettore Gregoriani, as issued. View more info

Image for Men and Motors of the Austin :  The Inside Story of a Century of Car Making at Longbridge

Men and Motors of the Austin : The Inside Story of a Century of Car Making at Longbridge

By: Sharratt, Barney

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Haynes Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21224

ISBN: 1859606717

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


272 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, gray endpapers, 272 glossy pages, index, appendix of stats, over 300 high-quality photos and illustrations, including 37 in full color, many never before published. ; 'This is the full behind-the-scenes story of the Austin in the words of those involved in the styling, design, testing and building of Austin motor cars at Longbridge, Birmingham, England, since the factory was established in 1905.' Includes history of Austin Seven, Austin Healey, Austin Mini, etc, not to mention taxis, limos, armored cars, etc, and affiliates Morris Mo... View more info

Freight Car Equipment of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway : August 1, 1937

By: Shaver, Carl W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20545

ISBN: 0939487136

Condition: Very Good+


173 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall softcover, [ix] + 110 + 20 + 18 + 12 + 4 pages, 173 total pages, lots of lists and stats, over 300 b/w illustrations including architectural diagrams (side-elevations and end-elevations) and historical photos with detailed captions. ; Material based on railroad's own 1937 publication. This publication copyright 1980. This is revised edition, 1989. ; Covers show light wear, one very small spot. Interior clean, binding tight. View more info

Image for Michigan Road Map :  Shell Highway Map of Michigan, 1936

Michigan Road Map : Shell Highway Map of Michigan, 1936

By: Shell Oil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: H. M. Gousha Company: 1936

Seller ID: 19859

Condition: Fair


8vo (9") 23 cm; Large. Two-sided, three-color folding road map. Lower Peninsula on one side, Upper Peninsula on other. ; Map of Michigan. Shell Oil Company. ; This map was clearly used and carefully folded but still shows wear, mainly small areas worn through where folds join. Exterior sunned and lightly spotted. Owner long ago marked route from Milan (near Ann Arbor) to Eastport (on Traverse Bay). Sold as is. View more info

Image for Michigan Road Map :  Shell, Tour with Confidence, 1938

Michigan Road Map : Shell, Tour with Confidence, 1938

By: Shell Oil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: H. M. Gousha Company: 1938

Seller ID: 19861

Condition: Good


8vo (9") 23 cm; Two-sided, three-color folding road map. Reverse has US highway map. ; Map of Michigan. 'Shell Oil Company. Tour with confidence.' Has a list of radio stations by state. ; Worn and lightly creased, with several small marks in pen or pencil, none actually on the map. All intact and readable. View more info

High Sulfur Fuel Tests on Detroit Diesel-Allison DDA 8V-71T Engine : With Fire Ring, Piston Ring, Steel Ring and Oil Flow Tests

By: Shepley, Paul E.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Detroit Diesel Allison: 1978

Seller ID: 17900

ISBN: 099894856X

Condition: Very Good+


400 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Lot of 8 confidential technical and engineering reports dated 1978-1981. All items bound in report-style folders or flat binders, with mimeograph pages printed one-side only, plenty of tables and stats, and tons of real photos tipped in or bound in. Approx 400 unpaginated pages. ; This is raw data from tests conducted on behalf of Detroit Diesel, Allison Division, General Motors Corporation, by 1) Research & Development Department, Koppers Company, Inc; 2) Piston Ring and Seal Development Division, Koppers Company, Inc; and 3) Perfect Circle Division, Dana Corpo... View more info

Image for C & O Power :  Steam and Diesel Locomotives of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, 1900-1965

C & O Power : Steam and Diesel Locomotives of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, 1900-1965

By: Shuster, Philip, with Eugene Huddleston and Alvin Staufer

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Alvin Staufer: 1965

Seller ID: 20631

ISBN: 0944513077

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


352 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, 352 glossy pages, over 600 historical and modern high-quality b/w photos with captions. ; Worn but intact. No marks but a touch of foxing here and there. Spine lettering rubbed and difficult to read. Lacks jacket. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image does not match our book. Our book has no jacket) View more info

Flivver King, the : A Story of Ford-America

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius Publications: 1937

Seller ID: 19704

Condition: Good+


119 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Green softcover booklet, 128 pages numbered to 119, text in 2 columns. ; Copyright 1937. This appears to be very early reprint. ; Upton Sinclair was an unabashed supporter of labor unions; Henry Ford dedicated himself to killing them. From blurb on front cover: 'What is Henry Ford? What has his billion dollars made of him? A dramatic labor struggle is under way. Will Ford recognize the union? Here, in story form, are the facts needed to understand events.' ; Minor edgewear. Covers tanned around edges, pages yellowed from age but not brittle. No scribbles or wri... View more info

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Flivver King, the : A Story of Ford-America

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $16.00

Publisher: United Automobile Workers of America: 1937

Seller ID: 21290

Condition: Good+


119 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Green softcover booklet, [ii] + 119 + 7 pages , text in 2 columns. Rear page has blurbs for 7 more books by Upton Sinclair. ; Copyright 1937. Later printing assumed. ; Upton Sinclair was an unabashed supporter of labor unions; Henry Ford dedicated himself to killing them. From blurb on front cover: 'What is Henry Ford? What has his billion dollars made of him? A dramatic labor struggle is under way. Will Ford recognize the union? Here, in story form, are the facts needed to understand events.' ; Edges worn and slightly tanned. No scribbles or writing. Binding t... View more info

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Funky Mopeds ! : The 1970s Sports Moped Phenomenon

By: Skelton, Richard

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Veloce Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 21256

ISBN: 184584078X

Condition: Near Fine


144 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover with inner flaps, 144 glossy pages, index, over 340 full-color photos. ; Focuses on the years 1971-1977 when, due to a certain UK law, the sports moped (50cc pedal-assisted motorcycle) was created. Includes models by Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki, Gilera, Fantic, Puch, Malaguti, Garelli, much more. ; Small sticker from distributor on rear cover. No other defects. Appears unused. View more info

Art Smith's Story : The Autobiography of the Boy Aviator, Which Appeared As a Serial in the News-Sentinel

By: Smith, Art, with Rose Wilder Lane

Price: $21.00

Publisher: News-Sentinel: 1974

Seller ID: 20230

Condition: Near Fine


99 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Orange softcover, 99 pages, b/w portrait photo on front cover. ; Oribinally published in newpaper form 1911 and 1926. This edition 1974. ; Title on front: Art Smith: His Own Story of his Thrilling Career. Edited by Rose Wilder Lee. Additional chapter by Bernard J. Losh. ; Autobiography of famous early stunt pilot, pioneer of skywriting, military test pilot, etc, etc. ; Rear cover, which is unprinted, and top edge, are very lightly foxed. No other defects. View more info

Ford Road, the : 75th Anniversary, Ford Motor Company, 1903-1978

By: Sorensen, Lorin; Illustrated by Patti Reeder Eubank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Silverado Publishing Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14567

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


191 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, brown buckram cloth (fake leather texture) over cushioned boards, gold lettering and decor, reinforced binding, chronology, main text in 2 columns, tons of historical b/w photos, many photos and illustrations in full color, all with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Later reprinted as isbn 0879380780. Special illustrations by Patti Reeder Eubank. Art director Ralph Colonna Jr. Foreword by Henry Ford II. ; Only very minor shelfwear. Appears unread. No jacket, as issued. ; Laid in: brochure for Edsel and eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe sh... View more info

Image for First Fifty Years of Clark Equipment, the :  The Story of an American Manufacturing Enterprise, 1953

First Fifty Years of Clark Equipment, the : The Story of an American Manufacturing Enterprise, 1953

By: Spatta, George

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Clark Equipment Company: 1953

Seller ID: 20282

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


76 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, metallic gold gloth, 76 glossy pages, dozens of b/w and monochrome photos and illustrations. ; Biography of Eugene Bradley Clark's company, Clark Equipment, manufacturers of truck and bus transmissions, axles, axle housings, steel wheels, fork lift trucks, drive units for tractors, etc, with plants at Buchanan, Battle Creek, and Jackson, Michigan. ; Light wear to tips. No other defects. Quite scarce. ; Item laid in: small card from publisher announcing this book. View more info