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  • Plays With Cars

    by Doug DeMuro

    Automotive writer Doug DeMuro is sharing his stories. In Plays With Cars, the former Porsche manager covers some of his most ridiculous decisions, like buying an old Land Rover sight unseen, taking a Mercedes AMG station wagon to a rural Georgia dragstrip, and roadtripping across the United States in a Lotus Elise without air conditioning. He’s also reviewed his former cars, which range from a ... Read more

    $2.87 AUD

  • Antique Car Restoration And Upkeep

    Newbie?s Guide On How To Restore A Classic Car With Tips On Car Body Repair, Interior Car Restoration, Mechanical Restoration, Classic Car Parts And Auto Maintenance

    by Leo K. Sutram

    An Antique car can be worth quite a bit of money to a collector if it has been carefully restored to its original condition. Therefore, during the entire process of overhaul, every bit and every part must be exact. Antique automobile restoration involves the process of disassembling the entire car, cleaning and either replacing or repairing the original parts and then reassembling the vehicle.  ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • The Cobra in the Barn: Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology

    Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology

    by Tom Cotter and 1 more

    series In the Barn
    Now in paperback for the first time, here is the classic version of a car lover's fairy tale: You look into an old abandoned barn or garage or warehouse--and there's the car you've searched for your whole life. Here are the true stories of people who found their dream cars in the most unlikely places: A man finds one of three King Cobras ever built in a junkyard in South Carolina; another ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • The Complete Wooden Runabout Restoration Guide

    by Don Danenberg

    Now MBI Publishing Company’s two top-selling boating titles—written by one of the world’s top authorities on the subject of antique wooden boat restoration—are available in one volume. In this comprehensive restoration guide for owners and enthusiasts of wooden powerboats of all makes and models built from the early 1920s through the 1960s, author Don Dannenberg covers all major woodworking ... Read more

    $49.16 AUD

  • The Art of Rigging

    by George Biddlecombe

    series Dover Maritime
    "Few, today, can realize how important was the art of rigging a ship and reeving her gear in the days just old when all aloft was wood and hemp; or how great the part it has played in the building of Empire." — Introduction.Although mastery of the art of rigging is no longer required on board today's ships, legions of serious model ship builders who wish to rig their ships correctly need to learn ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • The Arts of the Sailor

    Knotting, Splicing and Ropework

    by Hervey Garrett Smith

    series Dover Maritime
    Over 150 years ago, the skills needed to operate a merchant sailing vessel were many and varied. While not nearly as much in demand today as they were in the days of the Yankee clippers, these skills nevertheless remain important and necessary to today's yachtsmen and owners of smaller pleasure boats.In this excellent handbook on basic shipboard skills, marine expert Hervey Garrett Smith offers ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • Matchbox Toys

    by Mr Nick Jones

    series Shire Library
    Matchbox toys were ubiquitous items for children across the Western world. Originally labelled Christmas-cracker trash by retailers and shopkeepers, the small-scale 1-75 series soon began to see unprecedented worldwide sales in the 1950s. Smaller and cheaper than most of its competitors' toys, Matchbox models were also far more accurately modelled, but the company has nevertheless seen its own ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • Best Car Detailing

    by Robert L. Moore

    Read This Guide To Car Detailing, Detailing Business, Detailing Classic Car, Detailing Tips, Techniques and More!   ... Read more

    $3.15 AUD

  • The Art of Roy Cross

    by Roy Cross

    Roy Cross RSMA GAvA began work as an illustrator in Fairey Aviation during World War II. Over the next thirty years, he progressed from line illustration, via colour artwork, to top-class advertising art for the aircraft industry and other companies, including Airfix, for whom he produced many hundreds of artworks to adorn model kit boxes over a ten-year period. His illustrations for Airfix ... Read more

    $57.08 AUD

  • Vroom! How Does A Car Engine Work for Kids

    by Baby Professor

    Don't be satisfied with just watching your child play with cars. Encourage him/her to understand those little engines better through this picture book. Here, we will be detailing even the tiniest parts of the car engine and how each part works with the rest. This will surely be an exciting book to read. Go ahead and grab a copy now. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Early Motorcycles

    Construction, Operation and Repair

    by Victor W. Page

    series Dover Transportation
    When this comprehensive volume of practical information was first published in the 1920s, hundreds of thousands of motorcycles were already in use. Written by a talented automotive and aviation pioneer, the profusely illustrated, easy-to-read book was one of the first exhaustive studies done on motorcycle operation and repair, offering advice on everything from mufflers and automatic oil pumps to ... Read more

    $46.00 AUD

  • American Locomotives in Historic Photographs

    1858 to 1949

    by Ron Ziel

    series Dover Transportation
    This rare collection of 126 "builder portraits" of American locomotives offers an exciting cavalcade of images that chronicle the momentous rise of steam locomotive power in America. Builder portraits are especially prized by railway historians because they are the exacting official photographs of new models taken before repairs, alterations, and weathering altered their original appearance. The ... Read more

    $27.57 AUD

  • Aviation Firsts

    336 Questions and Answers

    by Joshua Stoff

    series Dover Transportation
    Intriguing, fact-filled compendium covers virtually all "firsts" in the history of flight, from the first human being to fly, the first American president to fly, and the first baby born in an airplane to the date when rockets were first used in warfare, the first woman to command a space shuttle mission, more. ... Read more

    $9.14 AUD

  • In the Cockpit

    Inside 50 History-Making Aircraft

    by National Air and Space Museum and 1 more

    The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum holds the country's premier collection of historic aircrafts, but visitors must view these impressive structures at a distance.In the Cockpit captures the feeling of helming these historic craft with big, gorgeous four–color photographs that will give flight enthusiasts a true pilot's eye view of many of history's most important domestic and military ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Transatlantic Flight

    A Picture History, 1873–1939

    by Joshua Stoff

    Profusely illustrated volume chronicles exciting saga of international race to make transatlantic flight a reality. Over 250 rare photographs — many previously unpublished — trace a host of flight attempts, including those made in lighter-than-air balloons, U.S. Navy's "flying boats," Lindbergh's flight to Paris in 1927, Earhart's ill-fated attempt in 1937, and more. ... Read more

    $19.89 AUD

  • The Story of Curvy Kate

    by Howard Pietersie

    The Story of Curvy Kate is a fascinating story of one man’s lifelong dream to build a head-turning replica SS Jaguar from the ground up. Howard Pietersie takes us through a mechanical odyssey, replete with setbacks, successes and innovative solutions that make ‘Curvy Kate’ a remarkable story of endurance, elation and love. However, the romantic notion of building a truly elegant piece of 20th ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • 365 Sports Cars You Must Drive

    by John Lamm and 2 more

    Sports cars make up one of the most beloved automotive genres for car fans.From towering icons like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, and Corvette to everyman sportsters from Triumph, MG, Sunbeam, and Miata to oddballs like Crosley, Sabra, and DB, sports cars inspire passion and strong opinions as few other vehicles on the road could.365 Sports Cars You Must Drive, provides capsule overviews and fun ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Consumed Nostalgia

    Memory in the Age of Fast Capitalism

    by Gary Cross

    Nostalgia isn't what it used to be. For many of us, modern memory is shaped less by a longing for the social customs and practices of the past or for family heirlooms handed down over generations and more by childhood encounters with ephemeral commercial goods and fleeting media moments in our age of fast capitalism. This phenomenon has given rise to communities of nostalgia whose members remain ... Read more

    $25.62 AUD

  • Provinces of the Roman Empire - Volume I

    by Theodor Mommsen

    The history of Rome under the Empire presents problems similar to those encountered in the history of the earlier Republic. Such information as may be directly obtained from literary tradition is not merely without form and colour, but in fact for the most part without substance. The list of the Roman monarchs is just about as trustworthy and just about as instructive as that of the consuls of the ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Jaguar

    The Art of the Automobile

    by Zef Enault and 1 more

    Created in collaboration with Jaguar, this stunning book is the definitive story of its legendary cars.Jaguar: The Art of the Automobile is a journey through 100 years of beautiful cars - an essential companion for any fan and the perfect gift.With unprecedented access to material from the Jaguar archive, the book tells the story of the marque's cars through the years, from the earliest models and ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • An Inkling of Brewster

    Brewster and Company Automobiles and the Wealthy Who Owned Them

    by Frank E. Wismer III

    An Inkling of Brewster details a decade long foray into custom built automobiles by Brewster and Company of Long Island City, New York beginning in 1915. Brewster and Company was the foremost custom coachbuilder of 19th Century America. Founded in 1810, Brewster and Company began building bodies for European chassis such as Rolls Royce, Delaunay-Belleville, Fiat, and Renault in 1905. The advent of ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Tyrrell P34 Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Formula 1, Ronnie Peterson, Jody Scheckter, Patrick Depailler, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones

    by Progressive Management

    This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Tyrrell P34 racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.The Tyrrell P34 six-wheeler Formula One racecar made its World Championship debut at Jarama in the May 2, 1976 Spanish Grand Prix. Patrick Depailler qualified third and ran third from laps two through twenty-four of ... Read more

    $1.36 AUD

  • Lindbergh

    A Biography

    by Leonard Mosley

    series Dover Transportation
    In this highly readable biography, best-selling author Leonard Mosley offers a fascinating account of Lindbergh's childhood, days as a barnstormer and mail pilot, the flight to Paris and its aftermath, the Hauptmann trial, his later life, and much more. Source Notes. Index. 40 halftone illustrations. ... Read more

    $19.89 AUD

  • Opala & CIA

    by On Line Editora

    series Opala & CIA #40
    A Caravan em destaque na capa desta edição é mais um exemplo da paixão que a família Opala desperta nos aficionados por esta linha Chevrolet. E, muitos deles, são jovens que nem tinham idade para dirigir na época em que o Opala estava na linha de produção. Personalizada seguindo a tendência DUB, uma das derivações da já nem tão popular moda tunning, ela se destaca pelas enormes rodas “calçadas” ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD