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Sinking of the TITANIC

by Thomas H. Russell

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1912): “ … A graphic and thrilling account of the sinking of the greatest floating palace ever built, carrying down to watery graves more than 1,500 souls. Giving exciting escapes from...


Airport Engineering: Planning, Design and Development of 21st Century Airports

by Norman J. Ashford, Saleh Mumayiz & Paul H. Wright

First published in 1979, Airport Engineering by Ashford and Wright, has become a classic textbook in the education of airport engineers and transportation planners. Over the past twenty years, construction of...


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...


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...


Yacht design

by Massimo Paperini

“Yacht Design, Interior and Superstructures” confirms the interest of young architects, engineers and designers in boat design, a subject always in need of new ideas, new design solutions and a new approach....


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,...


The Car of 1912 - THE LOCOMOBILE

by Locomobile Company Of America

The idea back of the Locomobile Book is to tell the story of the Locomobile, its record and development, its design and construction, its advantages as a comfortable and luxurious vehicle, its superiority as...


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...


In an instant of eternity

by Arianna Rondina

Arianna Rondina, passionately fond of flying since a child, works in the aeronautical world. The novel is about Azzurra’s story who tenaciously follows her dream of becoming a pilot. Each of us can be 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...


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...


Optics and Wheels - A story of lighting from the primitive torch to the sealed beam headlamp

by Ralph A. Richardson

From the beginning of the industry, all branches of science have contributed to the continuous improvement of the automobile, making it more dependable, more economical, safer. The science of optics, dealing...