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Carriage Terminology
An Historical Dictionary
Written by Don H. Berkebile


Format: eBook, 487 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $64.95

This reference work is the definitive source for the terminology, nomenclature, and illustrative diagrams for all known carriage types of the Western world, as well as many of the better known vehicles of other areas. Read more >
Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
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Jaguar
Jaguar
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812036
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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $9.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Muscle Cars
The First American Supercars
Written by Colin Romanick


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
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Muscle Cars
Muscle Cars
Written by Colin Romanick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810964
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Muscle Cars

Written by Colin Romanick


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
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Scalextric

Written by Jon Mountfort


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Scalextric, the ultimate boys' toy, hit the toyshops in 1957. The first ever electric slot-car system, with uncontrollable tinplate cars running on heavy rubber track, it brought the speed and glamor of motor racing to suburban living rooms up and down the land. Classic marques of the day such as Aston... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
VW Camper and Microbus

Written by Richard Copping


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

The Volkswagen Transporter is one of the best-loved and most recognisable motor vehicles of all time. The preferred transport for surfers and hippies everywhere, the Volkswagen Type 2 'bus' was born in 1950, the first of a new breed of vehicle, the ancestor of today's people carrier. Available in various versions... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Safety Bicycle
Safety Bicycle
Written by Ian Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852638040
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Safety Bicycle

Written by Ian Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $11.95

The safety bicycle, with front-wheel steering and pedal-driven rear wheel, has existed in some form since the experiments of Kirkpatrick Macmillan in 1839, but his ideas were almost forgotten when the front-wheel driven boneshakers and penny farthings reigned supreme. Then, in the 1870s, experimental safeties appeared, culminating in Henry Lawson's Bicyclette... Read more >
Discovering Harness and Saddlery
Discovering Harness and Saddlery
Written by Geoffrey Tylden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852631058
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Discovering Harness and Saddlery

Written by Geoffrey Tylden


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $11.95

Man has used the strength of animals, notably oxen and horses, for transport for so long that their use as beasts of burden and draught and as riding animals is taken for granted. Now that enthusiasm for the innovations of the machine age has given way to concern about is shortcomings... Read more >
Model Steam Engines
Model Steam Engines
Written by Bob Gordon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852639061
Our Price: $11.95
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Model Steam Engines

Written by Bob Gordon


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $11.95

Model engineering was popularized by pioneering steam enthusiasts, and rapidly grew into an exciting worldwide hobby for amateur engineers. This book describes how model steam engines work, outlines the development of the machine tools used to build the models, and investigates the seven different categories of model engines, which include models... Read more >
Austin-Healey
Austin-Healey
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807698
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Austin-Healey

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

One of the sensations of the 1952 Motor Show was a two-seat sports car built by Donald Healey at a small factory in Warwick in the English Midlands. Before the show was over Leonard Lord, head of the British Motor Corporation (BMC) had struck a deal with Healey to mass produce... Read more >
Land Rover
Land Rover
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807261
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Land Rover

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

In the aftermath of the World War II, the long established Rover company of Solihull was fighting to survive. It needed a vehicle that would give it an advantage over its rivals. Taking the American Willys Jeep as inspiration, Rover designers came up with a four-wheel drive utility vehicle that would... Read more >
Vintage Motorcycles
Vintage Motorcycles
Written by Jeff Clew
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747802778
Our Price: $11.95
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Vintage Motorcycles

Written by Jeff Clew


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $11.95

After the close of the First World War, the British motorcycle industry rose to prominence as British motorcycles became almost unbeatable in competitions. However, a shortage of these new model bikes pushed prices to a premium and most people were forced to settle for prewar designs. These high prices led to... Read more >
Scalextric
Scalextric
Written by Jon Mountfort
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807476
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Scalextric

Written by Jon Mountfort


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $12.95

Scalextric, the ultimate boys' toy, hit the toyshops in 1957. The first ever electric slot-car system, with uncontrollable tinplate cars running on heavy rubber track, it brought the speed and glamor of motor racing to suburban living rooms up and down the land. Classic marques of the day such as Aston... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s
British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s
Written by Anthony Pritchard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807124
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British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s

Written by Anthony Pritchard


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $12.95

With the end of the Second World War, it was not long before increasing wealth, cheaper cars, and social pressures made a family car the aspiration of thousands. Ford, Hillman, Standard, Morris and Vauxhall became household names, and the streets of Britain's suburbs began to fill with modern-looking saloon cars, designed... Read more >
VW Camper and Microbus
VW Camper and Microbus
Written by Richard Copping
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807094
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VW Camper and Microbus

Written by Richard Copping


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $12.95

The Volkswagen Transporter is one of the best-loved and most recognisable motor vehicles of all time. The preferred transport for surfers and hippies everywhere, the Volkswagen Type 2 'bus' was born in 1950, the first of a new breed of vehicle, the ancestor of today's people carrier. Available in various versions... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
MG
MG
Written by Jonathan Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806745
Our Price: $12.95
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MG

Written by Jonathan Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $12.95

As Britain's most popular sporting marque, MG has emerged as one of a handful of British motoring names to survive into the 21st century. MG stands for the Oxford-based Morris Garages. It was created in 1924 by its talented manager, Cecil Kimber. Initially the cars were special-bodied Morrises but from 1928... Read more >
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