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Mini
Mini
Written by Gillan Bardsley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812555
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Mini

Written by Gillan Bardsley


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.95

The Mini was born in an age of austerity and shortage, intended to widen the base of motoring by making it more affordable for the average family. Ironically it would become something very different, a modern classless car which appealed across the boundaries of social status, age, gender, affluence or affordability... 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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Airstream
The Silver RV
Written by Tara Cox


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

The Airstream is an eye-catching vintage classic. First appearing on American highways in the mid-1930s, these sleek aluminum icons were compact, cozy spaces that could hitched to the family car and taken out on the open road – and nearly a century later, their timeless design has lost none of its...

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British Motorcycles of the 1940s and 50s
British Motorcycles of the 1940s and 50s
Written by Mick Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808053
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British Motorcycles of the 1940s and 50s

Written by Mick Walker


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

After VE Day in 1945 the British population returned enthusiastically to the road. But the cost and availability of both vehicles and fuel led to the post-war scene being dominated by motorcycles, most of them ex-military machines, eagerly snapped up for everyday use in an age when a family car remained... Read more >
The End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385507707
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The End of Detroit
How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market
Written by Micheline Maynard


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2004
Price: $23.00

An in-depth, hard-hitting account of the mistakes, miscalculations and myopia that have doomed America’s automobile industry.

In the 1990s, Detroit’s Big Three automobile companies were riding high. The introduction of the minivan and the SUV had revitalized the industry, and it was widely believed that Detroit had miraculously overcome the threat of... Read more >
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Outlaw Machine
Outlaw Machine
Written by Brock Yates
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767905169
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Outlaw Machine
Harley-Davidson and the Search for the American Soul
Written by Brock Yates


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2000
Price: $19.00

The legendary story of Harley-Davidson's rise to power--not only as an international industry leader but as an American cultural icon.

How did the Harley-Davidson motorcycle, originally a machine for casual riders, evolve into a symbol of defiance and liberation? An embellished 1947 Life magazine article about a California town terrorized by gangs... Read more >
Fancy Cycling, 1901
Fancy Cycling, 1901
Written by Isabel Marks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402714
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Fancy Cycling, 1901
An Edwardian Guide
Written by Isabel Marks


Format: Hardcover, 116 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $14.95

This is a special cloth hardcover gift edition reproduction of the original 1901 book which was one of the first to promote daring tricks for weird and wonderful acrobatics on two wheels, such as handle bar riding, riding backward and standing on the seat riding, hands off! Illustrated with period photographs...

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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427366
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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The Nation's Hangar
Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden
Photographed by Dane Penland


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $29.95

The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft.

The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator... Read more >
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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032945
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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