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  • The Vincent in the Barn: Great Stories of Motorcycle Archaeology

    Great Stories of Motorcycle Archaeology

    series In the Barn
    It's every motorcyclist's dream. A friend or acquaintance says, "You know, there's an old bike that's been sitting in this garage for years." The hunt is on. And rather than the usual worthless Hondazukimaha pile of hopeless oxidation, at the back of that barn you find a genuine classic, the motorcycle collector's dream. The Vincent in the Barn tells forty such stories--tales of motorcycle hunting ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • 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

    $5.85 AUD

  • The Art of Rigging

    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

    $16.07 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Arts of the Sailor

    Knotting, Splicing and Ropework

    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

    $16.07 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $46.99 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

    $11.99 AUD

  • Best Car Detailing

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

    $3.15 AUD

  • Early Motorcycles

    Construction, Operation and Repair

    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

    $43.94 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor

    Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship

    by Darcy Lever ...
    series Dover Maritime
    First published in 1808, The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor became a standard guide throughout the 19th century in both England and the United States. Author Darcy Lever compiled the text for "a young gentleman whose inclinations at that time led him to the choice of a sea-faring life," and he later expanded its contents for the general use of young officers in the Royal Navy and East India ... Read more

    $29.27 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Old Car Detective

    Favourite Stories, 1925 to 1965

    by Bill Sherk ...
    In this hilarious collection of old car stories, Canada’s very own "Old Car Detective" Bill Sherk presents 80 of his favourite stories from all 10 provinces and spanning the years from 1925 to 1965. In this book you will meet the man in New Brunswick who chopped the top off his 1927 Whippet sedan in honour of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II; the young fellow from Kingston, Ontario, who ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Vroom! How Does A Car Engine Work for Kids

    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

    $6.99 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

    $57.99 AUD

  • Strange But True Tales of Car Collecting

    Drowned Bugattis, Buried Belvederes, Felonious Ferraris and Other Wild Stories of Automotive Misadventure

    These bizarre true stories of collectors and their cars is "a whole lot of fun" (The Virginian Pilot).Have you heard of the fellow who squirrelled away dozens of Chevelles, Camaros, and other classic muscle cars in semi-trailers? How about the president of Shakespeare fishing rods, who sold thirty Bugattis for a mere $85,000? What about the English nobleman who cut up and buried his Ferrari hoard ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • American Locomotives in Historic Photographs

    1858 to 1949

    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

    $26.34 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Illustrated Directory of North American Locomotives

    The Story and Progression of Railroads from The Early Days to The Electric Powered Present

    More than 250 classic American locomotives."Let the country but make the railroads, and the railroads will make the country." — Edward PeaseDuring the mid-1800s, American railroads became the lifeblood of new communities in the West and brought new ways of life and means of commerce to rural communities. Railroads became the shining thread that tied together the tapestry of American life into a ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

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  • Iron Horses

    American Locomotives 1829-1900

    series Dover Transportation
    Colorful stories of the old steam engines of yesteryear fill these pages — from the steam carriage operated on the streets of Paris in 1769 to the mighty locomotives that thundered across the American West in the latter half of the 19th century. 98 plates of fine, rare illustrations, many rendered by the author. ... Read more

    $23.46 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Aviation Firsts

    336 Questions and Answers

    by Joshua Stoff ...
    series Dover Transportation
    Curious about the first person to be born in an airplane, which American president was the first to fly, or who built the world's first helicopter? Answers to these and other aviation-related questions can be found in this fascinating, fact-filled book compiled by Joshua Stoff, Air and Space Curator of the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, New York.You'll find the answers to questions ... Read more

    $8.73 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $19.00 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Opala & CIA

    Book 40 - Opala & CIA
    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

    $5.85 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Central Coast Motor Sports

    by Tony Baker ...
    series Images of America
    From action-packed Model T racing in the 1930s to exotic sports car racing during the 1950s and 1960s, Images of America: Central Coast Motor Sports reveals the colorful history of motor sports and hot rodding in Central California. Sam Foose, one of the pioneers of West Coast car customizing, created several designs that led to fame, while locals raced at the world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • La motocicleta como modo de transporte

    Consideraciones desde la ciudad y el usuario. Caso de estudio: Bogotá, Colombia

    El rol que ha tomado la motocicleta como actor predominante en la movilidad de varias ciudades colombianas amerita estudios y actuaciones dirigidas al comportamiento del tránsito y la seguridad vial, tanto en infraestructura, como en política pública y, especialmente, en la sensibilización de motociclistas y demás conductores en la vía frente al peligro que implica un comportamiento vial ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Charles A. Lindbergh

    The Life of the "Lone Eagle" in Photographs

    by Joshua Stoff ...
    series Dover Transportation
    Extensive pictorial anthology chronicles extraordinary career of the man who changed aviation history. Over 250 rare photographs, accompanied by detailed captions depict Lindbergh in childhood photos, shots of his "barnstorming" days, views of the young pilot examining damage to his Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" after crashing in 1923, and touring with the Spirit of St. Louis. ... Read more

    $24.87 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Fusca & Cia.

    Patina style

    Book 120 - Fusca & Cia.
    Cento e vinte edições em pouco mais de dez anos fazem de Fusca & Cia um marco no jornalismo automobilístico brasileiro. Nenhuma publicação dirigida a um segmento tão específico alcançou tamanho sucesso. Ao abordar a história do mais popular automóvel já produzido, a revista também contribuiu para resgatar muitas histórias relativas ao processo de motorização de nosso País. Lembro-me que quando ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus