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The Plymouth-DeSoto Story

By: Butler, F. Donald

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Crestline Pub Co: 1978

Seller ID: 52003

ISBN: 0912612142

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Tiny bump at the tip of the top front corner. Bit of bumping to spine head. Very light surface rubbing to rear board. Else binding and pages are clean. This is a fairly heavy book; Priority and/or International may require shipping over and above standard costs. ; B&W Photographs; Crestline auto books; 11.25" x 9"; 405 pages View more info

Standard Catalog Of Oldsmobile 1897-1997

By: Chevedden, John; and Ron Kowalke

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Iola, WI, Krause Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 59066

ISBN: 0873414845

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Oversized paperback. Front cover is curling up somewhat on the fore-edge. Light bumping to the corners and spine extremeties. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. ; Vol. 25A; B&W Photographs; 11" x 8.5"; 267 pages View more info

Floyd Clymer's Historical Motor Scrapbook No. 4

By: Clymer, Floyd

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Floyd Clymer: 1952

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 59142

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Paperback. 1952 4th printing. Light bumping and rubbing to the corners and spine extremeties. Light surface soiling. Spine is lightly sunned. Small stains on page edges. "Photos - ads - specifications of long forgotten cars." Copy no. 256272.; Vol. 25A; 8-1/4" x 5-1/4"; 223 pages View more info

Floyd Clymer's Historical Motor Scrapbook

By: Clymer, Floyd

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Clymer Motors: 1953

Seller ID: 59143

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Paperback covering "250 early cars and motorcyles." 1953, 13th printing. Copy No. 272483. VG - . Light bumping and rubbing to the corners, spine extremeties and edges. Light surface soiling. ; Vol. 25A; 8-1/4" x 5-1/4"; 160 pages View more info

Conoco Touraide [1941]

By: Conoco Travel Bureau, Continental Oil Company

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Conoco Travel Bureau, Continental Oil Company: 1941

Seller ID: 50798

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This is similar to a AAA Trip Tik, but larger format. Provides routes and travel info for a trip from Appleton, Wisconsin, south to Oklahoma, on to California, up the coast to Washington and into British Columbia, then to Yellowstone, then back to Appleton. Trip taken in 1941, with some pencilled-in details on mileage & expenses on the first 2 pages. Oblong format: 9 x 12". Metal spiral binding. Covers clean, with a bit of bumping at corners. Couple short tears on rear cover at binding rings. Faint crease across front cover. Pages clean, but for expense notes at front. ; Maps; 9 x 12" View more info

90 Years of Ford

By: Dammann, George H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1993

Seller ID: 59035

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Hardcover with no dust jacket. Bright, clean boards with very light rubbing. Couple tiny tears to the edges of the spine heel and head. Small bump to bottom edge of front board. A small dimple in the rear board. Previous price inked out on front flyleaf. This is a large, heavy book; Priority and/or International may require shipping over and above standard costs. ; Vol. 25A; 11-1/4" x 8-3/4"; 608 pages View more info

Fill 'Er Up The Glory Days of Wisconsin Gas Stations

By: Draeger, Jim; & Mark Speltz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 59164

ISBN: 0870203932

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Both the book and DJ are clean & bright. Appears to be signed & inscribed by one of the authors (Speltz).; Vol. 25A; Places Along The Way; 10.0 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches; 194 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Gasoline Automobile

By: Elliott, Ben G. ; & Earl L. Consoliver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill Book Company: 1939

Edition: Fifth Edition; 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 57673

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Hardcover. No dustjacket. 1939. Fifth Edition. Ex-library copy with no exterior library markings. A pocket and stamps on the paste-downs and fly leaves only. Corners and spine extremeties are rubbed. Some light rubbing to the boards. Several light, small spots on the spine. Lightly shaken. Page edges are age-darkened, with a small ink mark on the fore-edges. Else pages are clean except for library markings. Solid book with bright gilt. Prepared for the Extension Division of the Univ. Of Wisconsin. ; Vol. 22D; 9-1/4 x 6-1/4"; 754 pages View more info

Der Kafer III Die Vielfalt des Kafers: Eine Dokumentation

By: Etzold,

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Verlag Alfred Bucheli/Motorbuch Verlag: 1986

Seller ID: 52911

ISBN: 3716816604

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Text in German. VERY light bump on fore-edge and bottom edge of rear board. Else binding clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations & Photographs; 9.75 x 8.5"; 215 pages View more info

Wankel: The Curious Story Behind The Revolutionary Rotary Engine

By: Faith, Nicholas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1975

Seller ID: 52934

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Remainder mark on page top edges. Light rubbing to spine extremities. Spine tail and lower corners are lightly bumped. DJ spine extremities and corners are rubbed, chipped. 1/4" - 1/2" tears in spine extremities. Chipping at DJ corner tips, and along front flap fold. 1/2" x 3/4" chip in rear top DJ edge. 1/4" and couple of 1/8" tears in front flap fold. Some light surface rubbing to DJ. ; 249 pages View more info

American Motors The Last Independent

By: Foster, Patrick R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Iola, WI, Krause Publications, Inc.: 1993

Seller ID: 51968

ISBN: 0873412400

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Hardcover. Very light bumping on spine extremities and board corners. Else binding clean. Pages clean. ; B&W Photographs & Illustrations; 11 x 8.5"; 304 pages View more info

The Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles

By: Georgano, George (editor)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Motorbooks Intl: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52001

ISBN: 0873410246

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light bumping to spine tail and corners. Else binding and pages are clean and bright. Light rubbing to DJ spine extremities and corners. A few short tears at the DJ edges, with some associated creasing. Light rubbing along DJ front spine edge. Else DJ clean. This is a large, heavy book; Priority and/or International may require shipping over and above standard costs. ; Color and B&W photographs; 11.25" x 8.75"; 704 pages View more info

Standard Catalog of Pontiac 1926-2002 Second Edition

By: Gunnell, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Iola, WI, Krause Publications: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 59039

ISBN: 0873492633

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Oversized paperback. 2002 SECOND EDITION. VG+ book. Very light bumping to the corners and spine extremeties. Covers have a tendency to curl up a little on the right edge. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. ; Vol. 25A; 11" x 8-1/2"; 368 pages View more info

55 Years of Mercury: The Complete History of the Big "M"

By: Gunnell, John A. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Iola WI, Krause Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 59068

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Oversized paperback. Corners and spine extremeties are bumped. Tiny tear at spine head. Faint, short crease to front cover. Light surface rubbing and light bumping to rear bottom edge. Faint , short surface scratch to rear cover. Remainder marks to bottom page edges. ; Vol. 25A; 11" x 8-1/2"; 272 pages View more info

Mustang: America's Favorite Pony Car 2nd Edition

By: Gunnell, John A. and Brad Bowling

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iola WI, Krause Publications: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 59043

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Oversized paperback. Second edition, Krause, (2001.) Corners and spine extremeties are lightly bumped. Couple very light bumps to the edges. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. ; Vol. 25A; 11" x 8-1/4"; 335 pages View more info

The Automobile Handbook A Reference Book Dealing with Automobiles, and of Interest to Owners, Chauffeurs, , Salesmen

By: International Correspondence Schools

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John C. Winston: 1923

Seller ID: 59183

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Flexible boards with dust jacket. Water damage has warped the covers and sealed the DJ to the covers and there is heavy transfer of red ink from the covers to the DJ. DJ has edgewear, chips, tears and rubbing. Moisture stains to the page edges and end papers. Endpapers are soiled. ; Vol. 25A; 5-1/2" x 3-3/4" View more info

The American Automobile Dealership: A Picture Postcard History

By: Ketelle, Jay

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Amarillo, TX, Jay Ketelle Collectables Inc.: N.D.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 51971

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No date; circa 1980s. Appears to be signed by the author on title page. Advertisement sheet for the book laid-in. Spine sunned. Very light rubbing on tips of board corners. Else binding clean. Bit of light freckling on page top edges. Else pages clean. ; Color Photographs; 8.75 x 11.5"; Signed by Author View more info

Standard Catalog of Chevrolet 1912 - 1998 Second Edition

By: Kowalke, Ron (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Iola WI, Krause Publications: 1998

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 59042

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Oversized paperback. Second Edition - (1998) Krause. Corners an spine extremeties are bumped. Spine head has 1/4" tear. Light thumb crease to front and rear cover. Faint surface rubbing to covers. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Light smudges on page edges. ; 11" x 8-1/2"; 478 pages View more info

Packard 1899 - 1942

By: Mayborn, Mitch (Publisher)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Highland Enterprises: 1973

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 59145

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Softcover; tapled wraps covering 50 years of Packard advertising. Book. No. 2, Collector's Series 1. Light bumping an rubbing to the corners, spine extremeties and edges. Nice bright covers. Light surface rubbing and just a couple black dots on the rear cover. ; Vol. 25A; 9" x 6" View more info

Thunderbird: Twenty-one Years of Ford's Thunderbird, From the Sporty Personal Two-seater of the 1950's to the Luxury Version of 1976

By: Mayborn, Mitch (Publisher)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Highland Enterprises: 1975

Seller ID: 59146

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Softcover; stapled wraps. Book No. 2, Collector's Series 3. Light bumping and rubbing to the corners and spine extremeties. Light surface rubbing. ; Vol. 25A; 9" x 6" View more info