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Automobile in American Life, The

By: Adams, G. Donald, with Hamp, Mason, Wright; Illustrated by Robert Lightfoot

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village: 1989

Seller ID: 17690

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Softcover, blue pictorial covers, 32 glossy pages, full-spread color map of exhibit, 48 full-color photos with captions. ; Topics include: Automobile evolution. Automotive landscape. Designing the automobile. Advertising and promotion. Vintage campers. Antique bicycles. More. ; Guide book to massive exhibit launched in 1987 by Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan. This item copyright 1989. Written by G. Donald Adams, Steven K. Hamp, Randy Mason, John L. Wright. Edited by Margo MacInnes. Photos by Robert Lightfoot, Alan Harvey, Tim Hunter, R... View more info

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Chautauqua Lake Steamboats

By: Ahlstrom, Harold A.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Fenton Historical Society: 1971

Seller ID: 21371

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, 32 pages including covers, full-page table of small steamers, full-spread table of large steamers, map of Chautauqua Lake with cities and main steamboat route shown, 48 high-quality historical b/w photos of steamboats. ; Contributions by C. Malcolm Nichols, Victor E. Norton Sr, Victor E. Norton Jr and others. Concise history of steamboat tourism on this famous western New York lake. ; Owner name and city stamped inside front cover in small letters in old ink. No other defects. View more info

Engines Built by the Edward P. Allis Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin :

By: Allis, Edward P. ; Illustrated by A. L. Bradley

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Edward P. Allis Company: 1893

Seller ID: 18983

Condition: Poor


167 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Oblong softcover, 168 pages, 92 stunning b/w illustrations and photogravues, most showing magnificent engines, some four or five stories high, for mills, factories, railroad companies, mines, etc, with descriptive text. (Image shows illustration on pg 104) ; Engines designed by Edwin Reynolds, built by Edward P. Allis (now Allis-Chalmers Corporation). This book was published to accompany major exhibit at Chicago World's Fair of 1893, also known as Columbian Exposition. ; We have graded this item Poor. Exterior boards and title page are completely missing. Pages ... View more info

Engineers Data on Vento Heaters : Specifically Compiled for Architects, Heating and Ventilating Engineers and Contractor

By: American Radiator Company

Price: $16.00

Publisher: American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Corporation: 1938

Seller ID: 15110

Condition: Very Good+


51 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, 51 pages, hole-punched for binder insertion as issued, numerous charts and tables, 30 b/w photos and diagrams. Glossy throughout. ; Copyright 1938 by American Radiator Company. Published by American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Corporation, Chicago and New York. For use with Vento Cast-Iron Hot-Blast Heaters. ; Very light sunning to covers, minor wear, small chip to publisher's label on front cover. View more info

Ratings and Data of Discontinued American Standard Boilers and Radiators : Units Manufactured from 1898 to 1953

By: American Radiator Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Corporation: 1953

Seller ID: 15111

Condition: Very Good+


23 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Printed by mimeograph, as issued, and inserted in plain gray textured paper binder, 23 pages printed one side only, tons of lists and tables. ; Specs and ratings for these brands and products: Acme Fire Box Boiler, Corto Radiator, Ideal Arco Round Boiler, Ideal Arcoflash Boiler, Ideal Assembled Sectional Boiler, Ideal Coke Boiler, Ideal Cylindrical Steel Boiler, Ideal Downdraft Smokeless Boiler, Ideal Invicible Boiler, Ideal Junior Boiler, Ideal Magazine Boiler, Ideal Portable Round Boiler, Ideal Premier Round Boiler, Ideal Redflash Boiler, Ideal Return Flue P... View more info

Saab 9-5 : A Personal Story

By: Anders, Tunberg; Illustrated by Hans Christiansen

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Norden Publishing House: 1997

Seller ID: 20707

ISBN: 3907150813

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


144 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, 144 glossy pages, appendix of specs, over 200 full-color photos and illustrations. ; Translated by Len Lonnegren. Photos by and book designed by Hans Christiansen. ; Exhaustive history of the Saab 9-5, its early versions, designers, innovative features, engine design, instrument panel, speed and endurance records, much more. ; No marks or defects to book. Jacket has a few small dings to rear panel, not affecting any text or illustrations. Scarce. View more info

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Ship Masters Association Directory, 1909 : A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members

By: Ashley, Edward G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: American Publishers Company: 1909

Seller ID: 19726

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


463 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, black buckram over flexible boards, rounded corners, all edges red, floral endpapers, 463 pages, dozens of photos and illustrations, including 26 knots illustrated, some b/w, some in red and black. Many displayads with 2-, 3-, or 4-digit phone numbers. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members, Also a List of Vessels of the Great Lakes, American and Canadian, with Names and Addresses of Owners, Other Information of a Miscellaneous Nature of Interest in Shipping Circles of the Great Lakes.' Memoria... View more info

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Safety Song Book

By: Automobile Club of Michigan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Automobile Club of Michigan: 1945

Edition: Twentieth Edition

Seller ID: 21258

Condition: Near Fine


12 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small white softcover, self-wraps, 12 pages, pledge of allegiance, 19 songs with lyrics only, set to well-known tunes. No music. Names of tunes listed. ; 20th Edition, Revised, 1945, stated. AAA logo on front. Songwriters include Marie Funsch, Agnes Zkerski, Chester A. Parin, Floyd A. Webb, students of Bad Axe Public School, more. ; Only a touch of wear. Appears unused. Quite scarce. View more info

Speed Boat Kings : 25 Years of International Speedboating

By: Barrett, J. Lee; Illustrated by Morris Rosenfeld

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Arnold-Powers: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20300

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


144 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue buckram over spine, green cloth over boards, gold lettering and decor, 144 pages, green endpapers, index, appendix, 58 high-quality b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Photos by Morris Rosenfeld and others. ; From preface: 'The story of motorboat racing with its accompanying boat and engine development, for the last quarter of a century, cannot be told without dealing conspicuously with Commodore Garfield A. Wood, of Detroit, Michigan, known throughout the sporting world as Gar Wood, as well as the Detroit River Course where many of his ... View more info

Americans on Vacation : An Exhibition of the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, 1990

By: Braden, Donna R., and Judith E. Endelman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village: 1990

Seller ID: 18761

Condition: Near Fine


95 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, color pictorial cover, 95 glossy pages, bibliography, about 100 photos with captions, many in color. ; Fascinating pictorial history of leisure travel, including transportation (stagecoaches, trains, buses, etc) destinations, souvenirs, segregated facilities, etc. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks, no defects. View more info

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Alaska's Wilderness Rails : From the Taiga to the Tundra, a Pictorila Review of the Alaska Railroad

By: Brovald, Ken C.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 21207

ISBN: 0933126212

Condition: Near Fine


94 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, [x] + 94 pages, 6 lists and tables, 8 color photos, 155 b/w photos and small maps, many never before published. ; Copyright 1982. This is 2nd printing, 1984. Written by longtime veteran on construction crew that maintained the railroad. View more info

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National Air and Space Museum, The

By: Bryan, C. D. B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 1986

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 21346

ISBN: 0810981262

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


504 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Large thick heavy hardcover, black cloth, dark blue endpapers, 504 glossy pages, index, bibliography, chronology, appendix, many historical b/w photos, about 500 stunning full-color photos with captions. Includes magnificent centerpiece foldouts of Earthflight Mural and Space Mural plus several other foldouts. ; Copyright 1979. This is 6th printing, 1986. Book designed by David Larkin. Edited by Edith Pavese. Photos by Michael Freeman, Robert Golden, Dennis Rolfe. ; Complete history of American aviation and space exploration from pre-flight to 1980s. ; No def... View more info

Image for Instruction Manual for Installing the Buda Lanova Diesel Engine in Ford Trucks :  Model 4-DT-212, Fords from 1935 to 1939

Instruction Manual for Installing the Buda Lanova Diesel Engine in Ford Trucks : Model 4-DT-212, Fords from 1935 to 1939

By: Buda Lanova

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Buda Company: 1939

Seller ID: 21448

Condition: Good+


24 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Orange softcover, 24 glossy pages, 26 operations listed and explained, 53 parts shown in two large b/w photos, 18 additional b/w photos, 2 b/w diagrams including wiring diagram. ; Instructions and diagrams for Buda Lanova Diesel Engine Model 4-DT-212. Published May 1939.; Covers show several smudges, none greasy, none excessive. Two leaves lightly creased at tip. No other defects. Quite scarce. ; Bulletin Series; Vol. 962 View more info

Dossin Great Lakes Museum : A Guide Book

By: Bugbee, Gordon P.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Lakes Maritime Institute: 1958

Seller ID: 19879

Condition: Very Good+


44 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Blue softcover, 44 pages, 70 b/w photos with detailed captions. ; Foreword by curator Robert E. Lee. Published by the museum, which is located on Belle Isle, in the Detroit River. Many exhibits are magnificent large-scale models of famous Great Lakes ships, shown here. ; Covers show a touch of wear. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

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History of Hudson, the : The Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit

By: Butler, Don

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Motorbooks International: 1992

Seller ID: 21145

ISBN: 0879386967

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


336 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, purple boards, silver lettering and decor, 336 pages, main text in 2 columns, over 1200 b/w photos with detailed captions. ; Copyright 1982. This edition 1992. Written by Donald F. Butler. Edited by George H. Dammann. Cover art by William J. Hentges. ; History of the Hudson Motor Car Company (predecessor of American Motors Corporation) with every model year from 1909 to 1957 shown and described. ; No marks, no defects. No jacket, as issued. ; Crestline Series View more info

Chrysler Turbine Car : Camdale Precision

By: Camdale

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Camdale Precision: 1964

Seller ID: 18009

Condition: Very Good+


9 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover bi-fold brochure, 17 b/w photos, 1 b/w illustration of company headquarters. Laid in are three large real high-gloss b/w photos: 1) Chrysler Corporation Turbine Car and several precision-engineered components, 2) elliptical gears, 3) precision-ground fifty-six-inch gear-toothed rack. ; Promotional item for Camdale Precision, Inc, of Roseville, Michigan, makers of precision gears and custom-machined parts for automobiles, aircraft, missiles, submarines, etc. ; Item is clean and tight, with only some fading to exterior part of folded edge. All photos ... View more info

Auto Union, Die Grosse Rennen, 1934-1939 : Auto Union, the Great Race, 1934-1939 (Audi)

By: Cancellieri, Gianni, with Cesare de Agostini, and Martin Schroder

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Verlag Schroeder & Weise: 1979

Seller ID: 20283

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


186 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Tall hardcover, white boards, 186 glossy pages numbered to 164, appendix, over 200 b/w photos and diagrams, 6 photos in full color. ; Copyright 1979 by Editrice Grafische Zanini. Foreword by Robert Eberan-Eberhorst. ; Fascinating and detailed racing history of the Auto Union (combined team of Audi, DKW, Horch, Wanderer) from 1934 to 1939. ; A touch of shelfwear only. ; Items laid in: 1) 8x10 real photo in full color showing three men posing in front of a stock car (race car) with one man holding an Audi helmet. 2) award certificate give... View more info

Handsome Collection of Old Car Ads from Liberty Magazine, A

By: Cardozo, Buzza

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Buzza Cardozo: 1970

Seller ID: 20239

Condition: Near Fine


26 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Softcover, bound across top with white plastic comb, perforated with one small hole as issued, 26 unnumbered pages on stiff card stock, 12 beautiful full color illustrations of antique cars with descriptive text, most with original retailprices shown. ; Beautiful vintage calendar, artwork copyright 1927 by Liberty Magazine, copyright renewed 1969, reprinted in 1970 for calendar year 1971. ; Images are: 1) Studebaker Erskine Six. 2) Marmon Sedan. 3) Oakland All-American Six. 4) Chevrolet. 5) Oakland Eight. 6) Hudson Super Six. 7) Ford De Luxe Roadster. 8) Nash S... View more info

American Cars : The Automobiles That Made America

By: Cheetham, Craig

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Grange Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12265

ISBN: 1840136502

Condition: 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. View more info

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Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Time Tables : April 24, 1949

By: Chessie

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Chesapeake & Ohio Railway: 1949

Seller ID: 20616

Condition: Very Good-


36 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Orange softcover booklet, 36 pages, printed throughout in orange and black, station index, 14 small illustrations, 1 b/w photo, 1 large centerfold map, two small maps, 59 tables. ; Vertically creased, as issued. Exterior shows moderate wear. Small scar to rear cover affecting the word railway, which is still readable. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. View more info