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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Automotive: Auto Makers
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1.
[Author Unknown]  
Aston Martin Performance Driving : Booklet and DVD

Publisher: Aston Martin Lagonda; Gaydon, England: 2007.
Very Good+ Softcover 16 pages; Square 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Gray and metallic silver illustrated covers, 16 pages including 3 foldouts, several high-quality color photos. DVD present, as issued, but my machine can't play it. ; Includes small aerial maps and detailed descriptions of: 1) Millbrook Proving Ground, Bedfordshire, England; 2) Lommel Proving Ground, Limburg, Belgium; 3) Michigan Proving Ground, Romeo, Michigan. ; No date but about 2007.; Light edgewear only.

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Floyd Clymer's Historical Motor Scrapbook number 2
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Publisher: Floyd Clymer Los Angeles 1963.
Condition: Good+. Paperback. GOOD+. Undated, circa 1963. Yellow illustrated wraps, bagged for protection, light chips to edges.

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3.

GM: General Motors the First 75 Years of Transportation Products

Publisher: Auto Quarterly/GM Princeton, NJ 1983.
10 1/2" x 9". 223 pp, mostly photos, most in color, sturdy navy textured boards/bold titles front cover/spine. Also published by Princeton Institute for Historical Research. Near fine; no dust jacket. First Edition Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 18.38 CAD 18.81 EUR 12.36 GBP 10.24 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 170.00 

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4.

Still Finer: New Studebakers [Car Brochure, Model Year 1937]
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Publisher: Studebaker 1937.
Condition: Fair. Paperback. FAIR. Green and brown illustrated wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 9.5'' x 6.5'', tape-repaired spine, rust to spine staples, chips to edges of covers, creases to corners, light stains to page edges, no loose or missing pages.

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5.

MG Magnette Mark III [FOLDED CAR BROCHURE]
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Publisher: MG 1960.
Condition: Good. Paperback. GOOD. *Undated, circa 1960. Green illustrated, folded brochure, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 11'' x 8.5'', lightly faded exterior, small creases to corners and edges, light shelf wear.

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6.

Instructions for the Operation and Care of the Doble Steam Car
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Publisher: Doble Steam Motors Emeryville 1970.
Condition: Good. Pamphlet. GOOD. 1970s reprint of an undated (circa 1910s) car pamphlet, faded purple wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 6'' x 8.5'', heavily faded spine, browning pages, sticker remains front cover.

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Appr.: | AUD 14.00 CAD 14.33 EUR 9.42 GBP 7.80 JPY 1,295.00 MXN 161.88 ZAR 129.50 

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7.

Floyd Clymer's Historical Motor Scrapbook
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Publisher: Clymer Motors 1944.
Condition: Good-. Hardcover. First Edition. GOOD-. Burgundy cloth boards, bagged for protection, lightly warped boards, faded, light stains.

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8.

Floyd Clymer's Historical Motor Scrapbook No.7
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Publisher: Floyd Clymer 1954.
Condition: Good. Paperback. GOOD. Orange faded wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, shelf wear.

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9.

The MG Series MGA Folded Poster
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Publisher: MG 1960.
Condition: Good. Loose Leaf. GOOD. Folded wall poster advertisement, undated, circa 1960, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, large chips/rubbed front cover, little wear otherwise, crease to folds.

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10.

The Chevrolet Story 1911-1963
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Publisher: Chevrolet Motor Division, General Motors Corporation, 1962 Detroit, MI.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 8vo - over 7ĺ - 9ĺ" tall "Chevrolet's proud heritage spans more than a full half century. It is a history of men and machines working and progressing together, constantly seeking to improve techniques and methods to keep pace with the changing patterns of America's way of life. The following pages record through picture and word the story of how Chevrolet grew to become the world's largest builder and seller of passenger cars and trucks. You are taken behind the scenes to witness what Chevrolet has accomplished in the past and is accomplishing today to offer you the finest and most economical transportation possible." The new 1963 line of Chevrolet passenger cars is emphasized. Well illustrated. 84 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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11.
Arbasino, Alberto, with Gianni Bulgari  
Fiat, Cinquanta Anni di Immagini della piu Importante Industria Italiana : Fiat, Fifty Years of Images from the Most Important Industry in Italy

Publisher: Edizioni di Autocritica; Rome: 1984.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Hardcover 287 pages; Square 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Parallel text in ITALIAN and ENGLISH. Dark blue-black boards, gold spine lettering, purple endpapers with Fiat logo, brief bios of principal creators of the Fiat image, over 200 stunning full-page illustrations reproduced from vintage Fiat ads from 1919 to 1969, about half in full color. Laid in: small greeting card with its original envelope from Gualberto Ranieri, director, corporate communications, Fiat USA. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Jacket has a small wrinkle at crown and a small closed tear at the upper front flap.

Appr.: | AUD 59.46 CAD 60.84 EUR 40.00 GBP 33.13 JPY 5,500.00 MXN 687.50 ZAR 550.00 

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12.
Banner, Glen, ed.  
Haynes-Apperson Festival: A Tribute to the Automobile History of Kokomo

Publisher: Festival of Wheels Kokomo IN 1977.
44 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, including Haynes home, ads, floor plan and drawing of homes built for employees, history, fesival schedule, history of Delco Electronics, Kokomo Rubber, Chrysler in Kokomo, Kingston Products, more; 4to. Near fine conditiom Paperback Stapled Booklet

Appr.: | AUD 49.73 CAD 50.88 EUR 33.45 GBP 27.71 JPY 4,600.00 MXN 575.00 ZAR 460.00 

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13.
Blackford, Mansel G. and Austin Kerr.  
BFGoodrich: Tradition and Transformation, 1870-1995.

Publisher: Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1996..
ISBN: 9780814206966 1st edition, 1st printing. 507 pp. As New hardcover (no markings) / As New dust jacket. Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 35.14 CAD 35.95 EUR 23.64 GBP 19.58 JPY 3,250.00 MXN 406.25 ZAR 325.00 

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14.
Blonston, Gary, and Don Butler  
Plymouth : Its First Fifty Years

Publisher: Historical Collection, Chrysler Corporation; Detroit: 1978.
Near Fine Second Edition Softcover 73 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Stiff tan illustrated covers, fold-and-staple binding, 70 b/w photos with captions. Glossy throughout. Two items laid in: 1) bookmark from Plymouth Book World, 2) tiny gift tag with names marked in fountain pen. ; Early history of the Plymouth automobile. Copyright 1968, by Gary Blonston. This is 2nd edition, revised and updated by Don Butler, 1978. Foreword by W. W. Bivens. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, former engineer at Chrysler. ; One tiny chip to heel. No other defects.

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15.
Borge, Jacques, and Nicolas Viasnoff  
L'Album de la DS : CitroŽn DS

Publisher: Editions EPA; Paris: 1993.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Fourth Edition Hardcover ISBN: 2851201751 213 pages; Oblong 8vo (9") 23 cm; FRENCH text. Oblong hardcover, black boards, text in 2 columns, chronology of competitions, appendix of technical data and stats, over 150 b/w photos, diagrams, drawings, etc, with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Copyright 1983. This is 4th edition, 1993. Considered by some to be the most beautiful car ever manufactured, the Citroen DC was a marvel of engineering innovation and was the first automobile to mimic a rocket with its aerodynamic shape. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and president, Michigan Model Car Collectors.; Lacks jacket. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no defects. Scarce in any condition.

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16.
Bruner, Felix F. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Milton E. Mumblow  
GM General Motors Folks : Volume 3, Number 10, October 1940

Publisher: General Motors Corporation; Detroit: 1940.
Fair Softcover 28 pages; Folio (14") 36 cm; Large magazine format (10.25 x 14 inches) 28 pages plus covers, fold-and-staple binding, news and photos from GM plants and some regarding lives of GM workers. Lots of b/w photos. Cover image: final assembly line at Chevrolet Motor Division, Flint, Michigan. New models for 1941 are introduced by C. E. Wilson and shown on 3 pgs. Article on GM exhibit at New York World's Fair. Article on Chevrolet Transmission plant, Toledo, Ohio. Article on new ball-nut steering gear. More. ; Published monthly by Public Relations Department, General Motors. Editor in chief Felix F. Bruner. Managing editor Walter E. Scott. Chief photographer Milton E. Mumblow. Art director J. E. Kopp. ; Covers worn. Lower part of rear cover wavy and slightly discolored from dampness. Pages are yellowed from age but not brittle. Everything readable, binding tight. Scarce. ; Photographs

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17.
Burlingame, Roger  
Henry Ford : (1st Paperback Edition, 1956)
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Publisher: Signet/New American Library; N. Y. : 1956.
Fair First Edition Paperback 143 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Blue pictorial covers, all edges red, index, bibliographical note, several b/w illustrations and facsimiles. ; Signet Key series, Number K 337. This is 1st paperback edition, February, 1956. Complete subtitle and blurb on front cover: 'Henry Ford: The Greatest Sucess Story in the History of Industry: The First Full Length Life of Henry Ford Based on the Private and Official Documents of the Ford Motor Company Archives'. ; Covers quite worn, with small creases. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. One crosscrack to spine near heel but binding intact. ; Signet Key Series; Vol. 337

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18.
Clymer, Floyd  
Floyd Clymer's Historical Motor Scrapbook: Ford Model T Edition -- Vol.1
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Publisher: Floyd Clymer 1954.
Condition: Good. Paperback. GOOD. Light yellow photo-illustrated wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 5.5'' x 8.5'', faded covers, light handling wear.

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19.
Collier, Peter, and David Horowitz  
Fords, the : An American Epic

Publisher: Summit Books; N. Y. : 1987.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 496 pages; Black cloth over spine, gray boards, gray endpapers, index, endnotes, 88 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Isbn 0671540939. Published by Summit Books, division of Simon and Schuster. Biographies of Henry Ford I, Henry Ford II, the Ford family and Ford Motor Company. ; Jacket has tiny wrinkle at crown. Small remainder mark on bottom. No other flaws. Crisp and appears unread.

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20.
Corle, Edwin  
John Studebaker: An American Dream

Publisher: Dutton New York 1948.
316 pages, b/w plates, acknowledgments, map endpapers, index, 8vo, brown cloth. Very good condition, ink number front endpaper, dust jacket fair, price cut off, worn, rubbed with minor loss. Brodarted Stated First Edition Hard Cover

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21.
Corsi, Pietro  
FMR, Number 4, September 1984 : Franco Maria Ricci Magazine, English Edition (Alfa Romeo)

Publisher: Franco Maria Ricci; Milano (Milan): 1984.
Near Fine Softcover 160 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Magazine format. Calendar of art exhibitions. Tons of stunning high-quality full-page full-color photos. Glossy throughout. ; 'The most beautiful magzine in the world'. Feature articles include: Alfa Romeo racers, by Juan Manuel Fangio. Titian and the Flaying of Marsyas. Art of Max Beckmann. Egon Schiele nudes. Maori art. Portraits of Plains Indians by William J. Orr. More. ; Only the slightest whisper of shelfwear. Quite scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

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22.
Cotton, Michael.  
Porsche 924 and 944: A Collector's Guide (Collector's Guides).

Publisher: Pitlake, Croydon: Motor Racing Publications, 1990..
ISBN: 9780947981464 First edition. 128 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 43.24 CAD 44.25 EUR 29.09 GBP 24.10 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

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23.
Culshaw, David J., with H. B. Cottee  
Motor Guide to Makes and Models, the : Development Histories and Specifications of British Cars 1945-1956 with Selected Continental Cars

Publisher: Temple Press; London: 1959.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 169 pages; 8vo; Red boards, histories and specs for each British car and each popular Europan brand 1945-1956. Covers 55 makes. ; Book from collection of Peter Foss, founder and vice president, Toy Car Collectors Club. ; Light wear to book at corners. Jacket rubbed and sunned.

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24.
Dahlinger, John Cote, with Frances Spatz Leighton  
Secret Life of Henry Ford, The, 1e : (1st Edition, Signed)

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company; Indianapolis: 1978.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0672523779 243 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Blue cloth, pale blue boards, metallic blue lettering, top edge blue, blue endpapers, index, 42 b/w photos with captions on glossy plates. ; Title page inscribed 'To Joe -- I left out the Florida chapter, but I'm writing another book' and SIGNED by author. ; 1st printing stated. Authored by son of Evangeline Cote Dahlinger, Ford's mistress and stenographer, whose husband was Ray Dahlinger, Ford's longtime chauffer, and who claims to be Ford's illegitimate son. ; Owner name penned on front endpaper, in black on dark blue, and under flap, so not too distracting. Otherwise book shows little wear. Jacket has small chips near crown, not affecting any text. Quite scarce signed. ; Signed by Author

Appr.: | AUD 69.19 CAD 70.80 EUR 46.55 GBP 38.55 JPY 6,400.00 MXN 800.00 ZAR 640.00 

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25.
Davis, Michael W. R. , and James K. Wagner  
Ford Dynasty : A Photographic History, Dearborn, Michigan, Images of Motoring Series

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing; Charleston, S. C. : 2002.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 073852039X 128 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Over 200 high-quality historic b/w photos with lengthy captions. ; Images of Motoring Series

Appr.: | AUD 8.65 CAD 8.85 EUR 5.82 GBP 4.82 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 80.00 

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26.
DeLorean, John Z. with Ted Schwarz  
DeLorean

Publisher: Zondervan Grand Rapids 1985.
Name/date/address front pastedown, very good+; dust jacket small tear back, very good-. 8 vo 349 pp Brief bibliography, b/w illustrations, blue/black coated boards. First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 9.73 CAD 9.96 EUR 6.55 GBP 5.42 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 90.00 

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27.
Dickmeyer, Elisabeth Reuther  
Reuther : A Daughter Strikes

Publisher: Spelman Publishers; Southfield, Mich: 1989.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 0933803109 384 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff black covers, index, bibliography, appendix, 54 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Foreword by Douglas Fraser. Memoir of Walter P. Reuther, powerhouse president of United Auto Workers 1946- and Congress of Industrial Organizations 1952-, by his eldest daughter. ; One very tiny spot on fore-edge. No other defects.

Appr.: | AUD 6.49 CAD 6.64 EUR 4.36 GBP 3.61 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 60.00 

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28.
Doyle, G.R.  
100 Years of The World's Famous Automobiles, 1862-1962
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Publisher: Floyd Clymer Los Angeles 1962.
Condition: Good. Paperback. GOOD. Faded red wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, shelf wear, small chips to covers.

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29.
Dunham, Terry B., and Lawrence R. Gustin  
Buick, The, 5e : A Complete History (Signed) (Revised 5th Edition, 1997)

Publisher: Automobile Quarterly Publishing Company; Kutztown, Pa: 1997.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Fifth Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1881984028 556 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Blue boards, blue endpapers, 2 indexes, 8 appendixes with specs from 1904 to 1997, main text in 2 columns, over 800 high-quality photos including many historic b/w and 115 in full color. Glossy throughout. ; Title page inscribed 'For Mike, Cathy and Nicholas with warmest wishes from an ole uncle' and SIGNED by author Larry Gustin and dated 9-20-99.; 5th revised edition, 1997, stated. Thick heavy book. ; Authored by Terry B. Durham and Lawrence R. Gustin. Edited by John A. Heilig. Book designed by Leslie Schoemaker. ; Jacket shows a touch of edgewear. No other marks or flaws apart from autograph. Scarce. ; Signed by One Author; Automobile Quarterly Library Series

Appr.: | AUD 81.08 CAD 82.96 EUR 54.55 GBP 45.18 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 750.00 

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30.
Earley, Helen Jones, and James R. Walkinshaw  
Setting the Pace : Oldsmobile's First 100 Years

Publisher: General Motors Corporation; Lansing, Mich: 1996.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0785319581 496 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Red textured boards, silver lettering, gray endpapers, main text in 2 columns, index, appendixes of stats, over 1000 hhigh-quality photos with detailed captions, many in color; Published by Oldsmobile Division of General Motors Corporation, 1996.; Top edge lightly sunned. No other flaws to book. Jacket shows only a minor touch of wear.

Appr.: | AUD 23.78 CAD 24.34 EUR 16.00 GBP 13.25 JPY 2,200.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 220.00 

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31.
Fersen, Hans-Heinrich von, mit Dieter Korp  
Autos in Deutschland 1920-1939 : Ein Typenbuch

Publisher: Motor-Presse-Buchverlag; Stuttgart, Germany : 1964.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Second Edition Hardcover ISBN: 3879430160 360 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; GERMAN text. Pr ice just reduced. Yellow cloth, about 100 auto makers listed, their histories given, their major models shown and described; many facsimiles of early Mercedes and other ads; 331 b/w photos of medium to high quality. Glossy throughout. ; Copyright 1963, this is 2nd edition, 1964. Foreword by Paul Simsa. Book from collection of Peter Foss, founder and president, Toy Car Collectors Club. ; Book and jacket show light shelfwear only. No marks or flaws.

Appr.: | AUD 16.22 CAD 16.59 EUR 10.91 GBP 9.04 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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32.
Fisher, George J.  
Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild, 1946 : General Motors Corporation (Lot of 9 Items of Ephemera)

Publisher: General Motors Corporation; Detroit: 1946.
Very Good Softcover 4to (11") 28 cm; This is a LOT of 9 items. Items are: 1) booklet, Your Boy and His Future: What Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild Offers Your Boy, 1946, 16 pages, 10 b/w photos, authored by George J. Fisher, Thomas P. Archer and others. 2) Guild News, Vol 1, No 1, March 1946, 16p. 3) Guild News, Vol 1, No 2, April 1946, 12p. 4) Guild News, Vol 1, No 4, June 1946, 4p. 5) Guild News, Vol 1, No 5, Convention Issue, 4p. ; 6) large booklet, Details and Intructions for Designing and Making a Model Automobile, Manual for Guildsmen in the 1946 Model Car Design Competition, 16p. 7) mimeograph typed letter with autopen autogr*ph of W. S. McLean listing winners from Wisconsin, 1946, with application for membership renewal, all in original envelope. 8) mimeograph typed letter from Thomas P. Archer welcoming new guild member. 9) Several scale drawings for new car design (by Peter Foss, 1946) and original oversized envelope with Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild return address. ; These items come from the collection of Peter Foss, founder and president, Toy Car Collectors Club. They relate to Fisher Body, Detroit, one of the largest suppliers of auto bodies and parts to General Motors, later a division of General Motors. ; All items are in Very Good or better condition, except the envelopes which show wear and tear from use.

Appr.: | AUD 108.05 CAD 110.56 EUR 72.69 GBP 60.21 JPY 9,995.00 MXN 1,249.38 ZAR 999.50 

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33.
Flammang, James M.  
Cars of the Sensational '70s, A Decade of Changing Tastes and New Directions
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Publisher: Publications International 2000-10-01.
Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: /Very Good. Hardcover. ISBN: 0785329803. First Edition. VG/VG. Red photo-illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Approx. 9'' x 12'', very light shelf wear.

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34.
Georgano, G. N  
The complete encyclopedia of motorcars, 1885-1968
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Publisher: Ebury Press 1969-01-01.
Condition: Good. Jacket condition: /Good. Hardcover. 2nd. GOOD/GOOD. Off-white illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Approx. 8.5'' x 11'' x 2'', oversized, heavy, additional shipping charges may apply, very light shelf wear, small chips to corners and edges, light shelf wear, lightly faded.

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35.
Graves, Ralph H.  
Triumph of an Idea, the : The Story of Henry Ford

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company; Garden City, N. Y. : 1935.
Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Second Printing Hardcover 184 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Black cloth, silver lettering, diamond-patterned endpapers, 52 b/w photos in text, with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Two newspaper clippings laid in: 1) Fords Approach Golden Wedding, with photo and article, 1938. 2) Poet's Tribute to Henry Ford, by L. Annis Pound, written 1914, reprinted 1938. ; Book is copyright 1934. This is later printing, 1935.; Book shows only very light sunning and wear. No marks. Jacket has several chips and scars and some words are missing letters, but all can be discerned from context.

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36.
Gray, Ralph D. ed.  
Alloys and Automobiles: The Life of Elwood Haynes

Publisher: Indiana State Historical Society Indianapolis 1979.
243 pages, index. Light cover rubbing, rear corner creased, very good, contents fine Paperback Very Good 8vo.

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37.
Guide, Auto Editors of Consumer  
Ford Mustang : Forty Years of Fun (40 Years)

Publisher: Publications International; Lincolnwood, Ill: 2004.
Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0785398724 256 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Gray boards, metallic silver jacket with embossed lettering, logo endpapers, index, appendix of stats, tons of sidebars, hundreds of photos, many never before published, most in full color. ; Foreword by Edsel B. Ford II. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Book shows no wear. Jacket lightly rubbed, one small closed tear to lower rear panel.

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38.
Henry, Les  
Floyd Clymer's Model T Memories including the Ubiquitous Model T
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Publisher: Floyd Clymer 1958.
Condition: Good. Paperback. GOOD. Blue photo-illustrated wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 8.5'' x 11'', light stains to covers near spine staples, faded, light shelf wear.

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39.
Henry, Leslie R.  
Henry's Fabulous Model A FORD
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Publisher: Floyd Clymer 1959.
Condition: Very Good. Paperback. VG. Yellow photo-illustrated wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 8.5'' x 11'', very light shelf wear, lightly faded.

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40.
Henry, Leslie R.  
Henry's Fabulous Model A FORD
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Publisher: Floyd Clymer Los Angeles 1959.
Condition: Good. Paperback. First Edition. GOOD. Yellow photo-illustrated wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 8.5'' x 11'', chips/light stains to covers, some creases, shelf wear.

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41.
Itsuki, Ken, with Teiji Itoh and Gregory Clark Illustrated by: Illustrated by Akira Seto  
Dawns of Tradition, the : (50th Anniversary, Nissan Motor Company)

Publisher: Nissan Motor Company; Tokyo: 1983.
Fine Softcover 120 pages; 4to (11") 29 cm; Color pictorial covers, beautiful flecked endpapers, dozens of full-color photos and illustrations, English throughout. Title page SIGNED by 17 designers, in both English and Japanese, including Tsutomu Yokoyama, Ishi Taro, Kunia Okisuka, more. Letter from Takashi Ishihara, president, laid in, as issued. ; Translated by Richard Lee. Published to commemorate Golden Anniversary of Nissan Motor Company. ; No flaws to book. Original slipcase, with flap closure, present and in VG+ condition, with only light rubbing. ; Signed by Collection of Signatures

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42.
Jenkins, Melinda June  
Pure Bentley, a Motoring Journal from Crewe, England : The Stories Behind the Story, Edition 1, September 2009

Publisher: Bentley Motors; Crewe, England: 2009.
Fine Softcover 120 pages; Folio (14") 36 cm; Very large format (14 inches tall) 36 cm tall. Stiff green pictorial covers, tons of photos, some historical b/w, over 100 in full color including an amazing gatefold centerpiece. Glossy throughout. ; Giant stunning promotional book for Bentley Motors, in particular the Bentley Mulsanne, a luxury car that consists of over 50% handcrafting. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; No defects. Crisp.

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43.
Johnson, Richard A.  
Six Men Who Built the Modern Auto Industry

Publisher: Motorbooks/MBI Publishing Company; St Paul, Minn: 2005.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0760319588 384 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Black boards, index, appendix, 36 b/w photos on glossy plates with captions. ; Fascinating and very well written history of the overlapping lives, bitter feuds and brilliant acumen of Henry Ford II, Soichiro Honda, Lee Iacocca of Ford and Chrysler, Ferdinand Peich of Volkswagen, Eberhard von Kuenheim of BMW, and Bob Lutz, who was instrumental in pushing forward Chrysler, General Motors and BMW. Based a great deal on the author's candid interviews with the six men themselves. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no major defects. Appears unread.

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44.
Kimes, Beverly Rae, with William L. Mitchell and Allan Girdler  
Corvette : A Piece of the Action

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company; N. Y. : 1977.
Very Good with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0525086498 223 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Dark red buckram cloth, silver lettering, hundreds of beautiful full-color glossy photos. Folded poster laid in, color photo 1963 Corvette Split Window Coup owned by Tony Michaels, old tape marks and pen lines on back otherwise VG condition. ; Lightly worn at extremities. ; Automobile Quarterly Library Series

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45.
Korff, Walter H.  
*SIGNED* Designing Tomorrow's Cars: From Concept Step by Step to Detail Design
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Publisher: M C Pubns 1980-08-01.
Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: /Very Good-. Hardcover. ISBN: 0960385002. First Edition. Signed. VG/VG-. *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Walter H. Korff on title page to John. Light blue jacket, approx. 6.5'' x 9.5'', small chips to edges and spine ends of jacket, light shelf wear.

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46.
Lacey, Robert  
FORD The Men and the Machine

Publisher: Little Brown Boston, MA 1986.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; Book Club Edition; B&W Photographs; 778 pages

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47.
Langworth, Richard M., and Jan P. Norbye  
Complete History of Chrysler Corporation, the : 1924-1985

Publisher: Beekman House; N. Y. : 1985.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Second Printing Hardcover ISBN: 0517448130 384 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; White textured buckram boards, red lettering, over 1000 photos including 32 pages in full glossy color. Highly detailed chronology of Chrysler year by year. ; Copyright Publications International. This edition published by Beekman House. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, a former automotive engineer at Chrysler. ; Jacket has a few small chips to crown. No other defects.

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48.
Levin, Doron P.  
Behind the Wheel at Chrysler : The Iacocca Legacy

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Company; N. Y. : 1995.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0151117039 354 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Blue cloth over spine, white boards, index, bibliography, endnotes, 14 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; History of Chrysler Corpration, mainly from 1979 to 1983, when wunderkind Lee Iacocca brought it back from verge of bankruptcy. Much also on Kirk Kerkorian and his attempt to make a hostile takeover of Chrysler. ; A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: this edition was published by Harcourt, Brace & Company. First edition, stated, with correct letter line, original pr ice on jacket, no dimple. ; Owner name and address, in very small letters, inked out on front free endpaper. No other marks or defects. Appears unread.

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49.
Lewis, Lucinda; Lewis, Lucinda [Editor]; Hulett, Burge [Editor];  
Porsche: The Fine Art of the Sports Car
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Publisher: Thunder Bay Pr 1990-10-01.
Condition: Good+. Jacket condition: /Good. Hardcover. ISBN: 0934429812. First Edition. GOOD+/GOOD. Red illustrated jacket. Approx. 11.5'' x 16'', oversized, heavy, additional shipping charges may apply, light shelf wear, tightly-bound, no loose or missing pages, chips and small creases exterior.

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50.
Logoz, Arthur  
Auto-Universum 1967:Vol. X 1967
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Publisher: International Automobile Parade 1967-01-01.
Condition: Good. Jacket condition: /Fair. Hardcover. GOOD/FAIR. Black illustrated jacket, large tears to edges and spine ends jacket, chips to edges of jacket.

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51.
MacDonald, Mac, and Amy Rose Illustrated by: Illustrated by Kaoru Seo  
Lock Out ! It's Your Life, it's Your Right : Energy Control and Power Lockout, Participant Manual, UAW and Ford Safety, 1987

Publisher: UAW-Ford National Joint Committee on Health and Safety; Dearborn, Mich: 1987.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover 216 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Gray pictorial boards, 216 pages, main text in 2 columns, bibliography, glossary, 3 appendixes, numerous brief case histories of injured workers, plenty of b/w photos and two-color diagrams and illustrations. ; 'An Energy Control and Power Lockout Training Program'. Acronym ECPL. Written with input of over 300 Ford workers and dozens of experts. ; Boards are slightly bowed, otherwise no defects to book. Jacket lightly rubbed, two small closed tears. 3 items laid in: 1) Energy Control and Power Lockout Mini Manual, accompanies the book, 44 pages, 1987. 2) Diploma awarded to participant in training program, SIGNED by trainers John C. Humphrey (UAW) and James Harris (Ford) and printed s*gnatures of Ford vice presidents Stephen P. Yokich and Peter J. Pestillo, 3) laminated tag with DANGER and warnings printed on it, plus name and photo of Ford worker, and loop to hang it on unsafe equipment, if necessary.

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52.
Matras, John  
Illustrated Mazda Buyer's Guide (Illustrated Buyer's Guide)
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Publisher: Motorbooks Intl 1994-01-01.
Condition: Good. Paperback. ISBN: 0879388420. GOOD. White glossy photo-illustrated wraps, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 7'' x 9'', very light shelf wear, creases to covers at corners.

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53.
Maynard, Micheline  
Collision Course : Inside the Battle for General Motors

Publisher: Birch Lane Press; N. Y. : 1995.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1559723130 306 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Black cloth over spine, gray boards, index, bibliography, endnotes, appendix, 30 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Edited by Jim Ellison. Foreword by David Cole. Details the firing of General Motor's chief executive Robert Stempel in 1992 and the sweeping changes wrought by new chief executive Jack Smith which are credited with saving the corporation from bankruptcy. Authored by Detroit bureau chief, USA Today. ; Owner name and address, in very small letters, inked out on front free endpaper. No other marks or defects. Appears unread.

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54.
McClure, Rusty, with David Stern and Michael A. Banks  
Crosley : Two Brothers and a Business Empire That Transformed the Nation

Publisher: Clerisy Press; Cincinnati, Ohio: 2006.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1578602912 502 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Black boards, index, bibliography, endnotes, over 50 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Biography of Powel Crosley and Lewis Crosley, whose Cincinnati-based business pioneered the way in radio manufacturing, launched the most powerful radio broadcasting station in world, manufactured refrigerators, appliances, automotive accessories, etc, and invented the Crosley, a groundbreaking small-size, high-mpg American car. Authored by Rusty McClure, grandson of Lewis Crosley. ; Gift note on front endpaper dated 2006. No other defects. ; Laid in: large 4-pg color glossy brochure, Lake Michigan auto-ferry between Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Muskegon, Michigan, 1967.

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55.
McKowan, Scott, with Douglas A. Bakken, Geoffrey C. Upward  
99 Sides of Henry Ford, the : The Herald, Volume 8, Number 2, Spring 1979

Publisher: Edison Institute; Dearborn, Mich: 1979.
Near Fine Softcover 48 pages; 8vo (10") 26 cm; 81 b/w captioned photos. Magazine format. No ads. ; Published by Edison Institute, umbrella organization over Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan. Articles include: Business side of Henry Ford. Fairlane, the Ford estate. Henry Ford in the racing world. Aviation interests of Henry Ford. Mrs. Clara Ford. Bibliography of Henry Ford. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; A hint of wear to tips. No other flaws.

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56.
Miller, Ray  
The Nifty Fifties Fords: An Illustrated History of the 1950's Fords
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Publisher: Oceanside: The Evergreen Press, 1974 (1982).
ISBN: 0913056057 Sixth Printing Quarto. Brown boards. 320pp with 1320 illustrations, some color. Photographs by Glenn Embree. Includes chapters on Hub Caps and Wheel Covers, Promotional Models, Some Accessories, Engines, and Production Figures. A title in the Ford Rd Series. Fine in dustjacket with some closed tears, wear at edges and folds, light chipping.

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57.
Miller, Ray Illustrated by: Illustrated by Glenn Embree  
Real Corvette, the : An Illustrated History of Chevrolet's Sports Car

Publisher: Evergreen Press; Oceanside, Calif: 1976.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Second Printing Hardcover 320 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Brown textured buckram cloth, b/w photo endpapers, appendix of specs, about 1200 b/w photos, 39 color photos, all with detailed captions. ; Isbn 0913056065.; Book shows almost no wear. No marks or flaws. Binding tight and square. ; Photographs

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58.
Miller, Susann C. and Richard F.Merritt  
Porsche: Brochures and Sales Literature, A Source Book, 1948-1965 (signed)
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Publisher: Clifton: M & M Publishing (1985).
ISBN: 0915927020 Volume 1, Revised 11"x8.75" Printed boards. 312pp. Profusely illustrated. "A Collection of All the Known Brochures and Sales Literature from 1948 to 1965 Published or Made Available by Porsche. Reproduced in Facsimile, with English Translations and Pertinent Commentary." SIGNED to bottom of title page by the authors. Number 131 of a limited edition of 356 copies. Fine.

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59.
Nori, O. J.  
Ford : An Era Remembered

Publisher: Ferne Press/Nelson Publishing; Northville, Mich: 2007.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1933916028 279 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Black boards, about 15 b/w photos and facsimiles in text, with captions. ; Memoirs of 42-year veteran of Ford Motor Company, witness to celebrity visits, dirty doings, influences of mob, etc. Much on Harry Bennett, Ford's top enforcer, who controlled Ford's private police system and carried out bloody relations with labor unions on Ford's orders. ; Only the very slightest hint of wear. Quite scarce.

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60.
Rae, John B.; Daniel J. Boorstin, ed.  
The American Automobile. Chicago History of American Civilization

Publisher: University of Chicago Chicago 1965.
(ix) 265 pages, b/w plates, decorated chapter heads, 2 maps, suggested readings, index, 8vo; black cloth. Very good condition; dust jacket good, edgewear, small piece missing spine Hard Cover

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61.
Sae, Roger Huntington  
The Cord Front-Drive: The Intriguing Story of a Fabulous Automobile
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Publisher: Floyd Clymer Los Angeles 1957.
Condition: Good-. Paperback. First Edition. Yellow photo-illustrated wraps with heavily faded spine, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, approx. 5.5'' x 8.5'', heavy shelf wear, chips to covers and spine ends, worn hinges, creased and lightly stained corners, yellowing page edges.

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62.
Scott-Moncreiff, David  
Three Pointed Star : The Story of Mercedes Benz, Revised and Updated Edition

Publisher: Gentry Books; London: 1979.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Second Revised Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0856140589 435 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Black boards, gold lettering, gray endpapers, 9 appendixes, index, over 400 b/w photos in text, and several high-quailty full-color on glossy plates. ; Copyright 1955. This is 2nd edition, revised and updated, 1979. Published in London by Gentry Books. Distrubyted in US by Motorbooks International. ; Profiles automotive pioneers Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler, and Wilhelm Maybach, founders of the Mercedes automobile. ; Book from collection of Peter Foss, founder and president, Toy Car Collectors Club. ; Jacket shows minor shelfwear. No other defects.

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63.
Serrin, William  
Company and the Union, the : The Civilized Relationship of the General Motors Corporation and the United Automobile Workers

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; N. Y. : 1973.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0394461916 320 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Blue cloth, gold lettering, top edge hot pink, 306 + [xiv] pages, index, bibliography. ; Later published as isbn 0394719743. ; Authored by award-winning reporter from Detroit Free Press. ; Front jacket blurb: 'The inside story of GM and UAW, of their " civilized relationship " that has transformed a natural antagonism into a socially destructive partnership, and of the GM strike of 1970, the most expensive work stoppage in US history'. From a critic: 'The America you know and love is dying of organizational elephantiasis and this book shows you why'. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket lightly sunned with minor edgewear.

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64.
Shook, Robert  
TURNAROUND The New Ford Motor Company
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Publisher: Prentice Hall New York 1990.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Traces the decline and resurgence of the Ford Motor Company, detailing how the firm rebounded from a $3.3 billion loss in the early 1980s to become one of the most profitable and well-run companies in the world.; 260 pages

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65.
Shook, Robert  
TURNAROUND The New Ford Motor Company
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Publisher: Prentice Hall New York 1990.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Traces the decline and resurgence of the Ford Motor Company, detailing how the firm rebounded from a $3.3 billion loss in the early 1980s to become one of the most profitable and well-run companies in the world.; 260 pages

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66.
Sinclair, Upton  
Flivver King, the : A Story of Ford-America, 1e, 1st Edition, 1937

Publisher: United Automobile Workers; Detour, Mich: 1937.
Very Good+ Softcover 119 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Green covers, fold-and-staple binding, 119 pages, text in 2 columns. ; Upton Sinclair was an unabashed supporter of labor unions; Henry Ford dedicated himself to killing them. From blurb on front cover: 'What is Henry Ford? What has his billion dollars made of him? A dramatic labor struggle is under way. Will Ford recognize the union? Here, in story form, are the facts needed to understand events'. ; Light shelfwear. Covers sunned around edges, with a few very tiny foxmarks. No scribbles or writing. Binding tight. Quite scarce.

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67.
Sloan, Alfred P. Jr.  
My Years with General Motors

Publisher: MacFadden-Bartell Corporation; N. Y. : 1965.
Very Good- Fourth Printing Paperback 467 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Index, several tables and charts, 95 b/w photos with captions. ; Copyright 1964. This is 4th paperback printing, December, 1965. Unabridged (later published as isbn 0206140703) Edited by John McDonald and Catharine Stevens. Memoirs of president of General Motors 1923-1937, lived 1875-1966, founded several charitable institutions. ; Covers sunned, with light creases. Pages starting to yellow from age. No marks. Binding tight and square.

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68.
Sloan, Alfred P. Jr.  
My Years with General Motors : (1st Paperback Edition, 1965)

Publisher: Macfadden-Bartell Corporation; N. Y. : 1965.
Very Good First Paperback Edition Paperback ISBN: 0206140703 467 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; All edges red. Index, several tables and charts, 95 b/w photos with captions. ; Copyright 1964. This is 1st paperback printing, January, 1965. Complete and unabridged. Edited by John McDonald and Catharine Stevens. Memoirs of president of General Motors 1923-1937, lived 1875-1966, founded several charitable institutions. ; Covers lightly sunned. Pages starting to yellow from age. 5 penned on lower spine, otherwise no marks. Lower rear corner curled. Binding tight and square.

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69.
Smirvova, Julia, and Tamara Nilova Illustrated by: Illustrated by Bella Vitaly  
Avtovaz, Today and Tomorrow : (Lada Automotive) Advertising and Information Photobooklet, Devoted to the 25th Anniversary of the Avtovaz Association

Publisher: Inter Book; Moscow: 1991.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 160 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Red pictorial covers, gray endpapers, tons of full-color photos. Parallel text in Russian, English, German throughout, except for a few reproductions of ads which are only in Russian ; 25th anniversary of Russian automobile manufacturer AvtoVAZ, or Volzhsky Avtomobilny Zavod, makers of Lada, Niva, Kalina, etc. Much on early history, design department, research and development, high-tech manufacturing systems, etc, and some info on the town where the Avtovaz factory is. Text by Julia Smirnova. Photos by Bella Vitaly. Edited by Tamara Nilova. ; Very light wear to exterior. One leaf creased at upper corner. Half title has inscr*ption in Russian dated 22-01-99. No other defects. Quite scarce. ; This item is from the collection of Peter Foss, former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Photographs

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70.
Sorensen, Lorin Illustrated by: Illustrated by Patti Reeder Eubank  
Ford Road, the : 75th Anniversary, Ford Motor Company, 1903-1978

Publisher: Silverado Publishing Company; St. Helena, Calif: 1978.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 191 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, brown buckram over cushioned boards, gold lettering and decor, reinforced binding, chronology, main text in 2 columns, tons of historical b/w photos, many photos and illustrations in full color, all with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Later reprinted as isbn 0879380780. Special illustrations by Patti Reeder Eubank. Art director Ralph Colonna Jr. Foreword by Henry Ford II. ; Only very minor shelfwear. Appears unread. No jacket. ; Laid in: typed list of 22 'definitions' for Ford such as 'fix or repair daily' and 'fails on rainy days'

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71.
Taylor, James.  
BMW 5 Series: The Complete Story.

Publisher: Wiltshire: Crowood Press, 1999..
ISBN: 1861261780 1st edition. 192 pp. Index. Fine book (no markings to text, light ink mark bottom page edges near spine) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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72.
Tissen, George H., with Libby and Bill Coughlin  
Continental Comments, Lot of 12 Issues, 1959-1981, with gaps : (Later Titled Continental Bulletin, National Publication of the Lincoln Continental Owners Club)
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Publisher: Lincoln Continental Owners Club; Brookfield, Ill:.
Very Good Softcover 4to (11") 28 cm; 6 to 22 pages per issue, most have 8. Many issues also have loose inserts with classified ads, as issued. All are 11 inches tall, except one issue smaller. ; Scan is of issue #45, Aug 1959. ; History, maintenance, restoration, club meets, etc, etc. Issues are: Aug, Nov 1959. Nov 1961. Aug 1965. Nov 1969. Dec 1976. Apr, Aug 1977. Apr, Dec 1978. Feb 1979. Oct 1981. Also included: 1 issue, Ohio Valley Regional Newsletter, no date, about 1970.; Good to Very Good condition. Some have origial mailing labels and minor corner creases. Most of the inserts are quite worn, one insert has one item clipped out and missing.

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73.
Wherry, Joseph H.  
Jaguar Story, The

Publisher: Chilton Book Company; Philadelphia: 1967.
Very Good- with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 239 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Full brown cloth, gold spine lettering, chapter endnotes, numerous tables of specs and racing awards, about 100 b/w photos in text, with captions. ; 1st edition stated, 1967. No number line. No dimple. Later reprinted as isbn 080195195X. ; Cloth moderately worn at all tips. Name penned on front endpaper in old ink. No other marks. Spine lettering very dull and nearly unreadable. Binding tight. Scarce. ; Chilton's Sebring Series

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