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Automotive Milestones: The Technological Development of the Automobile: Who, What, When, Where, and How It All Works

by Robert L. Norton

This is a general interest trade book that describes the development of automotive technology and engineering from the start of the industry before 1900 to the present day. It explains how various systems and...


Charles A. Lindbergh: The Life of the "Lone Eagle" in Photographs

by Joshua Stoff

Extensive pictorial anthology chronicles extraordinary career of the man who changed aviation history. Over 250 rare photographs, accompanied by detailed captions depict Lindbergh in childhood photos, shots...


Carriage Terminology: An Historical Dictionary

by Don H. Berkebile

This reference work is the definitive source for the terminology, nomenclature, and illustrative diagrams for all known carriage types of the Western world, as well as many of the better known vehicles of other...


Auto Biography

by Earl Swift

A brilliant blend of Shop Class as Soulcraft and The Orchid Thief, Earl Swift's wise, funny, and captivating Auto Biography follows an outlaw auto dealer as he struggles to save a rusted '57 Chevy—a car that...


Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure: The Classic Illustrated Guide to Coaching, Harnessing, Stabling, etc.

by Francis T. Underhill

Entertaining guidebook offers wealth of information about horses, harnesses, coaches, stables and liveries. Over 100 captioned photographs of carts, landaus, phaetons, broughams, more.


Carriages and Sleighs: 228 Illustrations from the 1862 Lawrence, Bradley & Pardee Catalog

by Bradley & Pardee Lawrence

Reprint of a rare catalog contains descriptions, prices, engravings of customized models of coaches, wagons, sleighs. Rich source of royalty-free art; intriguing browse.


Transatlantic Flight: A Picture History, 1873-1939

by Joshua Stoff

Over 250 rare photographs chronicle flight attempts in lighter-than-air balloons, U.S. Navy's "flying boats," Lindbergh's celebrated flight to Paris in 1927, Amelia Earhart's ill-fated circumnavigation attempt...


Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Railway Locomotives

by P. Ransome-Wallis

Authoritative international survey reviews everything from standard steam engines, diesels and gas turbines to subways and electric motor coaches. Includes details of construction, problems of operation, and...


The Story of the Wreck of the Titanic: Eyewitness Accounts from 1912

by Marshall Everett

An "instant" book, published soon after the sinking of the Titanic, this illustrated volume abounds in facts about the voyage and passengers as well as details of the wreck and survivors' accounts.


The Long Island Rail Road in Early Photographs

by Ron Ziel

Over 220 rare photos, informative text document 1844 origin and development of rail service on Long Island. Vintage views of early trains, locomotives, stations, passengers, crews, much more. Captions.


Bicycles & Tricycles: A Classic Treatise on Their Design and Construction

by Archibald Sharp

Technical coverage of the history of bicycle technology, with more than 560 illustrations, diagrams, and figures complementing an exhaustive examination of the development of cycles, steering, the frame, gears,...


Iron Horses: American Locomotives 1829-1900

by E. P. Alexander

Colorful stories about old locomotives — from a 1769 Parisian steam carriage to the mighty locomotives that thundered across the American West in the late 1800s. 98 illustrations.


American Locomotives in Historic Photographs: 1858 to 1949

by Ron Ziel

A rare collection of 126 meticulously detailed official photographs, called "builder portraits," majestically chronicle the rise of steam locomotive power in America. Introduction. Detailed captions.


Picture History of World War II American Aircraft Production

by Joshua Stoff

Over 250 rare photographs depict one of the greatest industrial feats of all time: America's massive production of World War II fighters and bombers. An introduction and captions outline the history.


Railway Posters

by Lorna Frost

Railway posters have huge appeal for the modern audience, but just what explains this continuing interest? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam are testament...


The Wright Brothers: A Biography

by Fred C. Kelly

This authorized account has long been considered the definitive biography. Well documented, highly readable, and free of technical details, it describes boyhood interests, Kitty Hawk, first powered flights,...


How We Invented the Airplane: An Illustrated History

by Orville Wright

This fascinating firsthand account covers the Wright Brothers' early experiments, construction of planes and motors, first flights, and much more. Introduction and commentary by Fred C. Kelly. 76 photographs....


Lindbergh: A Biography

by Leonard Mosley

Fascinating account of Lindbergh's childhood, days as a barnstormer, historic 1927 transoceanic solo flight and its aftermath, the Hauptmann trial, and much more. Source Notes. Index. 40 halftone illustrations....


Aviation Firsts: 336 Questions and Answers

by Joshua Stoff

Fact-filled compendium covers virtually all "firsts" in the history of flight, from the first human being to fly and the first American president to fly to the first woman to command a space shuttle mission....


Ultimate Gas Pump ID and Pocket Guide Identification

by Jack Sim

From the owner of the largest gas pump literature collection in the United States comes the most comprehensive identification and price guide available on collectible gas pumps. Petroliana collectors will find...