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Stagecoach Travel

by Louise Allen

This book explores the history of travelling by stagecoach from the sixteenth century through to the end of the nineteenth century, focusing on the heyday of around 1750-1850. It looks at the improvements in...


MERCEDES-BENZ - Guide

by Karl Ludvigsen & Karl E. Ludvigsen

“ In view of the number of volumes that have been produced in recent years about Germany’s most famous auto maker, it must seem presumptuous to add yet another to the stack. Being relatively thin, this one...


PEUGEOT - Guide

by Sloniger

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1961): “ …The rampant lion of Peugeot is really no newcomer to America. Modern Peugeot fans tend to date their pleasure from a March day in 1958, when the New York Motor Show opened...


TRIUMPH - Guide

by Dave Allen & Dick Strome

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1959): “ … The Triumph Company has apparently always been in a hurry to get from one place to another. It began as a manufacturer of cycles back in the leisurely days of 1895. Triumph...


PORSCHE - Guide

by Sloniger

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1958): “ … One of the most important factors in selecting or evaluating any sports car is a knowledge of its history and development. More than perhaps any other car, the Porsche is...


JAGUAR - The complete Story of the famous Jaguar Car

by John Bentley

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1957): “ … A thorough and detailed account of the development of one of the world’s finest sports cars. The author discusses every sports model the company has produced, from the...


Mercedes W113: The Complete Story

by Myles Kornblatt

In 1963 the Mercedes W113 replaced two cars: the 300 SL racing legend and the successful 190 SL. In the process, the 230/250/280 SL two-seat coupe/roadster became an icon not only by carving out the perfect...


Triumph Spitfire and GT6: The Complete Story

by Richard Dredge

For a whole generation of car enthusiasts, Triumph was the manufacturer to turn to when buying a sports car. Whether it was a Spitfire or GT6 - or the more costly TR models - this Coventry manufacturer was the...


Builders and Drivers of Sports Cars

by Charles Lam Markmann & Mark Sherwin

Biographical sketches of the most famous Grand Prix and sports car racing builders: Sydney Allard, W. O. Bentley, A. C. Bertelli, Marc Birkigt, Ettore Bugatti, Colin Chapman, Louis Coatalen, Briggs Cunningham,...


Citroen: The Complete Story

by Lance Cole

In this new view of the Citroen story, automotive/aviation writer and design specialist Lance Cole investigates not just the details of the cars of Citroen, but the aeronautical and cultural origins that lay...


Buses and Coaches of Bristol and Eastern Coach Works

by Nigel RB Furness

The Buses and Coaches of Bristol and Eastern Coach Works outlines the history of Bristol Commercial Vehicles and Eastern Coach Works (ECW), two manufacturers that together developed some of the most familiar...


Rover 75 and MG ZT: The Complete Story

by James TAYLOR

From the moment of its launch in 1998, the Rover 75 caught the public's imagination. Here, at last, was a car that felt like traditional Rovers and had been designed in Britain. Rover 75 and MG ZT charts the...


The Book of Sports Cars - (United States and Italy)

by Charles Lam Markmann & Mark Sherwin

“… This is a book for which lovers of the automobile have waited a long time: the most comprehensive text-and-picture history of the dual-purpose car since it came to life more than sixty years ago. As the...


The Book of Sports Cars - (France and Germany)

by Charles Lam Markmann & Mark Sherwin

“… This is a book for which lovers of the automobile have waited a long time: the most comprehensive text-and-picture history of the dual-purpose car since it came to life more than sixty years ago. As the...


The Book of Sports Cars - (Great Britain)

by Charles Lam Markmann & Mark Sherwin

“… This is a book for which lovers of the automobile have waited a long time: the most comprehensive text-and-picture history of the dual-purpose car since it came to life more than sixty years ago. As the...


Ignition, Timing And Valve Setting

by Thomas Herbert Russell

“ … The object of this treatise is to equip the reader with such a knowledge of the interesting subject of Ignition that he will be able to handle his own particular apparatus with intelligence and skill....


Ten Years Of Motors And Motor Racing

by Charles Jarrott

“ …When the idea of this book was first suggested to me, although I had no misgivings as to the interest of its subject for myself and those immediately concerned, I had some misgiving as to my ability to...


Mercedes-Benz 'Fintail' Models: The W110, W111 and W112 Series

by Brian Long

Mercedes-Benz 'Fintail' Models charts the development of the W110, W111 and W112 'Fintail' (or 'Heckflosse') series, the line that helped revive the Mercedes-Benz brand in the post-war years. With a unique combination...


The Turning Wheel - The story of General Motors through twenty-five years 1908-1933

by Arthur Pound

“ …GENERAL MOTORS in 1933 reached its twenty-fifth milestone. Since the founding of General Motors Company of New Jersey in 1908, the growth of the organization has contributed a unique chapter to American...


Wall Smacker - The saga of the speedway

by Peter De Paolo

“ …The pages that follow are not offered as an attempt at literary style or excellence. I am far from being a writer, and, to tell the truth, “Wall Smacker” was the hardest task I’ve ever undertaken....