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MG - Guide

by Karl Ludvigsen & John Christy

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1958): “… In this book John Christy and Karl Ludvigsen have set down not only the joy of MG ownership but a comprehensive history showing how it all began. However, they haven’t stopped...


RENAULT - Guide

by Sloniger

“ … There you have the basic Renaults and a few of their infinite variations. This book is just a start on the fun and frosting available for the Renault 750, Renault Caravelle and Renault Dauphine. Your...


Fords of the Fifties

by Michael Parris

A complete work of art and information about Ford cars during this romantic decade of chrome, fins, and dual exhausts. Much of the color photography is by author Mike Parris, one of the country's foremost automotive...


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...


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,...


Fifties Flashback: A Nostalgia Trip

by Albert Drake

Was the 50's your decade? Relive the memories, the optimism, the cars and the lifestyle of those early, more innocent years. Or, experience for the first time the custom-car craze, the horsepower race; when...


A Power Primer - An Introduction to the Internal Combustion Engine

by Public Relations Staff General Motors

“ … This might be called a "sketch book of engines." Pictures have been substituted for words wherever possible, and the technical language has been held to a minimum. Most people today have at least a nodding...


Classic Japanese Performance Cars: History & Legacy

by Ben Hsu

One of the hottest new trends is to drive a vintage Japanese performance car. Learn performance upgrades with this book.


The Bugatti Story

by William Boddy

“… Ettore Bugatti was by common consent one of the most brilliant designers ever to work in the automotive field. He produced a greater range of models than any other single designer ever has done: racing...


Automotive giants of America

by Bertie Charles Forbes & Orline Dorman Foster

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1926): Curiosly, although our automobile industry is young, its leaders are not young men. Every one of the twenty is self-made. No other industry in this country or anywhere else in the...


The Triumph of an Idea. The Story of Henry Ford

by Ralph Henry Graves

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1934): The advent of the automobile brought a clash of industrial ideas. Should the new vehicle be high priced, obtainable only by the wealthy? Or should it be a vehicle of service to all...


From Horse Power to Horsepower: Toronto: 1890-1930

by Mike Filey

As horse gave way to machine, the look of Toronto and the lifestyles of its inhabitants were irrevocably altered.


Old Car Detective: Favourite Stories, 1925 to 1965

by Bill Sherk

In this hilarious collection of old car stories, Canada's very own "Old Car Detective" Bill Sherk presents 80 of his favourite stories spanning the years from 1925 to 1965. Behind every old car there's a story...


I'll Never Forget My First Car: Stories from Behind the Wheel

by Bill Sherk

A hilarious story collection that describes the trials and tribulations that often follow the decision to purchase a car for the first time.


Life of an American Workman

by Walter P. Chrysler

Walter Chrysler established the Chrysler Corporation from the embers of the Maxwell-Chambers Auto Works; then founded the much larger Dodge Brothers Motor Co. In this book he tells his story simply and with...


East Kent Road Car Company Ltd: Services of the Golden Jubilee Era

by Richard Wallace

East Kent - Services of the Golden Jubilee Era takes the reader on a journey along the routes of all the stage-carriage services operated by East Kent in 1968, just after the Company celebrated its Golden Jubilee...


MGA

by David Knowles

The MGA truly marked a revolution in MG sports car design, with its appearance quite unlike any previous production car from the celebrated British marque. Entering production in the summer of 1955, it broke...