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Complete Handbook of Super Cars: Classics of Their Time
Sujatha Menon (Editor)
0760762287
January 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Featuring an international array of car models Cultural history of the automobile for drivers and dreamers alike Charts outline key stats, from speed to engine capacity and suspension


Airstream Living
Bruce Littlefield
0060833068
Oct 2005
Hardcover
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From Booklist
The Airstream story is the Wally Byam story, for if his wife, Stella, hadn't "refused to go camping without a kitchen," the world might never have known the aerodynamic silver trailer that screams art moderne. Though a few introductory pages suffice for Byam's personal story, his influence is felt throughout this colorful appreciation of the perfectly retro home-on-wheels, and his innovations are lauded. Littlefield and Brown sought out restored, remodeled, and reconditioned examples of the various models of Airstream that appeared over the years and photographed them and their owners in scenic repose. Two constants are the owners' pride in their trailers and their prizes' shiny silver sheathing (the few departures from silver exteriors are noted in passing). There are even Airstream clubs that tour exotic locales...


The Cobra in the Barn: Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology
Motorbooks Staff
0760319928
October 2005
Hardcover
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Road & Track, December 2005
"Tom Cotter tells fascinating tales of dream cars discovered everywhere...the stuff of every enthusiast's fantasy."

Review
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 11, 2006 (circ.: 365,000)


Hot Wheels the Ultimate Redline Guide
Jack Clark
1574324411
Mar 2005
Hardcover
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Beckett Racing Collectibles Price Guide 2006, Vol. 11
James Beckett
1930692455
March 2006
Paperback
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Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains 1945-1969
David Doyle
0873498909
Oct 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Electric train enthusiasts won?t find a more comprehensive listing for the Postwar Era (1945-1969), the ?golden age? of Lionel Trains. Each locomotive, car, accessory and catalog produced during this time is carefully documented with detailed descriptions and vibrant full-color photographs ? over 800 in all.Collectors will be able to accurately date and find values for their Lionel trains from this great period and also learn the history behind the company that produced the popular collectibles. Additional sections include instructions on operating the classic trains, as well as how to repair minor damage and keep collections sparkling. Lionel enthusiasts and collectors won?t want to go without this unique reference.


Speed, Style, and Beauty: Cars from the Ralph Lauren Collection
Beverly Rae Kimes
0878466851
April 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Bugatti and Bentley, Alfa and Aston, Mercedes and McLaren--these are not merely cars, they are some of the most exquisite automobiles ever assembled, selected by Ralph Lauren, one of the most foremost designers of our time. This breathtaking volume, which accompanies a major exhibition at the MFA, Boston, features 29 of these wonders--from such unparalleled masterpieces as the 1930 Mercedes Benz "Count Trossi," the 1938 Alfa Romeo Mille Miglia, and the 1938 Bugatti Atlantic Coupe to marvels from Jaguar, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Porsche, and eve a Ford "Woody"--each of these vehicles is bautifully and lovingly photographed and presented with authoritative elegance. Complimenting the images are sketches of these and other cars--rarely seen drawings that give insight into the conceptual and development stages of the...


Revive Your Ride: Secrets from a Body and Paint Restoration Pro
Larry Lyles
1931993661
April 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Revive Your Ride is based on popular columns by the author in Auto Restorer® magazine, the premier publication for die-hard restoration enthusiasts.

From the Back Cover
"Fortunately for anyone who’s restoring a car or truck, Larry Lyles is not only a craftsman with body hammers, welders and spray guns, he’s also highly skilled with a pen. Reading this book is like visiting Larry’s shop and watching as he demonstrates various restoration procedures and thoroughly explains them every step of the way."—Ted Kade, Editor, Auto Restorer "Larry Lyle’s unique ability to present direct real world information is of great benefit to novice and advanced restorers alike…Revive Your Ride does not disappoint. With clearly descriptive photos and text, Larry...


Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains 1900-1942
David Doyle
0896892395
Nov 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Collectors of Lionel Trains will be quick to hop on board the ultimate resource for the first name in electric toy trains. The most complete reference of its kind, Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains 1900-1942, delivers meticulous descriptions even Lionel founder Joshua Lionel Cowen would admire. Readers will explore pre-war era Lionel Trains through exhaustive descriptions and 1,100 stunning full-color photos of favorite o-gauge and standard trains like the original Electric Express. Current values, scarcity ratings and operating tips make this companion piece to Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains 1946-1969 the one reference collectors, train aficionados and retired locomotive operators won't want to be without! -Features accurate and up-to-date pricing for Lionel trains of 1900-1942 -1,100 full-color detailed photos...


This Old Tractor: A Treasury of Vintage Tractors and Family Farm Memories
Michael Dregni (Editor)
0896586022
July 2002
Paperback
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Old Cars Weekly News and Marketplace
"Here's a winner for the Heartland of America and everyone who appreciates the impact of motorized equipment on the farm." --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Small Farm Today
"Beautiful pictures and trip down memory lane for lovers of Old Iron. This makes a great present for a loved one." --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Vintage Farm Tractors
Ralph W. Sanders
0896586456
Mar 2004
Paperback
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From Booklist
Sanders' history of classic farm tractors ("gorgeous old machines") begins with a fully detailed chapter on tractor development, with emphasis on the mechanical high points in the evolution of this vastly important implement for cultivation. The introductory section is succeeded by separate chapters on specific tractor companies, providing in text and illustration (beautiful photographs of tractors that have been restored by collectors) a cogent history of each company. Sanders includes such companies as John Deere, International Harvester, and Massey-Ferguson. A wonderful public library purchase for technology collections. Brad Hooper --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Sure to please the nostalgist as well as the...


Big Book of John Deere Tractors: The Complete Model-by-Model Encyclopedia, Plus Classic Toys, Brochures, and Collectibles
Don MacMillan
0896587401
October 2005
Paperback
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Green Magazine
. . . Don has provided accurate insight and interesting facts . . . . there’s a little bit of everything in this book."

Successful Farming
". . . a must-have for Deere collectors. . . ."

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American Locomotives in Historic Photographs
Ron Ziel
0486273938
Jan 1993
Paperback
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Book Description
A rare collection of 126 meticulously detailed official photographs, called "builder portraits," of American locomotives that majestically chronicle the rise of steam locomotive power in America. Railroading expert Ron Ziel's introduction and captions provide readers with a brief history of railroading in America, the art of the builder portrait and key details on each locomotive depicted.


Wheels
Stuart Leuthner
0810955962
Feb 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
World-class cars are the objects of desire for a special breed of automobile enthusiast, collectors who are as passionate about their cars as others may be about paintings, stamps, or watches. In this thrilling tour of 11 of the greatest private automobile collections in the world, readers are given access to an amazing realm that is rarely open to the public. Wheels: A Passion for Collecting Cars celebrates these incredible collections along with the fanatical car lovers who have amassed them.

Included in this intriguing volume are profiles of each car-obsessed collector: one houses more than 100 postwar "bubble" cars from Europe and Japan in his Georgia barn, while another has made room at his Napa Valley winery for his stellar collection of sports cars. Captured in gorgeous photographs taken in the...


The Old Outboard Book
Peter Hunn
0071383093
May 2002
Paperback
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The Water Log
"The Old Outboard Book is more than just history. It is a complete guide to one of America's fastest-growing hobbies." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Motor Boating & Sailing
"Love old outboard motors? Check out The Old Outboard Book." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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The Big Book of Farmall Tractors: The Complete Model-by-Model Encyclopedia-- Plus Classic Toys, Brochures, and Collectibles
Robert Pripps
0896585522
September 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
The first book to feature every Farmall model. It chronicles the background of McCormick-Deering and International Harvester and outlines the beginnings of IH's production of the treasured Farmall tractor from its inception in 1923 (the lightweight, general purpose row-crop tractor that could literally "farm all") until the last model rolled off the assembly line in the mid 1970s. Highlights include stories of the innovative spirit of the "McCormick Men," the battle with John Deere to produce the best-selling, most popular tractor, and the challenges IH faced when the 560 and 460 models failed in the field. This comprehensive volume also includes descriptions and hundreds of color photographs of all models, complete with performance comparisons (based on the University of Nebraska tests); chronicles the exciting...


How to Restore Classic Farm Tractors
Tharran E. Gaines
0896584550
Jan 2002
Paperback
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Book News, Inc., November 2005
"...lovingly photographed...very detailed...describes every step to making one of these big, shiny red machines of your own."

Review
Farm & Ranch News, May 2005 (circ.:19,350)


Big Book of Toy Airplanes
W. Tom Miller
1574324578
June 2005
Paperback
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Jeep CJ Rebuilder's Manual: 1972 to 1986
Moses Ludel
0837601517
December 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
The AMC-era CJ Jeep vehicle is a four-wheel drive icon. Built from 1972-1986, these models offer advanced technology and exceptional off-pavement ability. Today, they remain top contenders on the roughest trails and byways, providing the rugged utility that owners expect from the Jeep brand. If working on your Jeep vehicle engine, transmission, transfer case, axles, steering system, electrical system or body tub has seemed just beyond your skill level, here is the fix! Moses Ludel, Jeep vehicle expert, automotive instructor and author of the Jeep® Owner’s Bible™, demystifies the most complex service procedures. At his Camp Jeep® workshops, Moses discovered that hobbyists and professional Jeep vehicle mechanics alike want heavily illustrated, step-by-step ‘how-to’ manuals. For the Jeep...

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