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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...


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,...


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...


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...


Great Racing Drivers of the World

by Hans Tanner

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1958): Biographical sketches of 37 of the most famous Grand Prix and sports car racing drivers. Included are all of the old-time greats as well as those who have made names for themselves...


What Makes the Trolley Car Go

by William Jr Baxter

This Historical Essay is published by "History and Civilization Collection".

"Of all the wonderful operations accomplished by the aid of electricity, none so completely mystifies the beholder as the action...


History and Evolution of the Automobile

by William Jr Baxter

This book presents the history of the automobile and its evolution.

The 19th century is marked by unparalleled advances in science and its applications to the industrial arts. The automobile is looked upon...


Road to Power

by Laura Colby

Follow a pioneer's journey from factory floor to CEO

Road to Power is the story of how Mary Barra drove herself to the pinnacle of a company that steers the nation's wealth. Beginning as a rare female electrical...


Little Book of Beetle

by Jon Stroud

Little Book of Beetle is a 128-page hardback book written by Jon Stroud which charts the history of this motoring icon. Part of the million-selling Little Book series this follows the success of the Little Book...


Little Book of Camper Van

by Charlotte Morgan

Little Book of Camper Van, a 128-page hardback book that looks back at the development of one of the most quirky and unique vehicles to have been manufactured, has sold more than 50,000 copies since its launch...


Little Book of Land Rover

by Charlotte Morgan

Little Book of Land Rover takes a trip down memory lane and remembers the models that drove their way into the Nation s hearts.. Foreword by motoring historian Stephen Vokins, archivist at the National Motor...


BMW M3

by James TAYLOR

Few cars in recent years have inspired such devotion among enthusiasts as the BMW M3. Now entering its fifth generation, BMW's compact performance car is recognized worldwide as the benchmark of its type. BMW...


A-Z of British Bus Bodies

by James TAYLOR

A-Z of British Bus Bodies sets out to offer a first port of call for anyone with an interest in those who built bus and coach bodies in Britain and Ireland between 1919 and 1975. From charabanc to service bus,...