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How to Build Corvair Based Dunebuggies & Bugs

by John Quan

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good +
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$50.00

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San Diego: Quazell Technical Publishers, 1970. Original wraps. Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1970 1st paperback edition. Clean and VG+ in its pictorial wrappers, with light wear at the foot of the spine. Quarto, dozens and dozens of illustrations thruout complementing the text.
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The Porsche 911

by Chris Harvey

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
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$100.00

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The Oxford Illustrated Press, 1980. Cloth. Fine/Fine. A pristine copy of the less common 1980 1st edition. Tight and Fine in a bright, price-intact, Fine dustjacket. Quarto, crisp black-and-white and high-quality color photography thruout.
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$100.00
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The M.G. Companion

by Kenneth Ullyett

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine
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$50.00

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Burbank, CA: Autobooks, 1960. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1960 1st American edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of soiling to the rear panel. Octavo, 168 pgs.
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The Indianapolis 500: The Story of the Motor Speedway

by Brock W. Yates

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1956
Condition
Near Fine
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$100.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A very handsome copy of the 1956 1st edition. Solid and Near Fine (with just a touch of offsetting at the inner hinges) in a bright, price-clipped, Near Fine dustjacket, with one very thin band of rubbing at the front panel and very light soiling to the rear… Read more
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$100.00
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Speed with Style: The Autobiography of Peter Revson

by Peter Revson and Leon Mandel

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1974
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
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$100.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co, 1974. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A handsome copy of Peter Revson's 1974 autobiography, published shortly after his tragic death on the race track. Tight and VG (with former owner name and date on the front free endpaper) in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with very light creasing along the panel… Read more
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$100.00
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The World of Antique Toys: Carriages Cars and Cycles

by Jac and Frederic Remise

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1984
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$100.00

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Lausanne, Switzerland: Edita S.A., 1984. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A clean, well-preserved copy of the 1984 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 232 pgs., hundreds of illustrations thruout.
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Original Austin-Healey: The Restorer's Guide to 100, 100-Six and 3000

by Anders Ditlev Clausager

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1996
Condition
Collectible; Fine
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$100.00

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Devon, England: Bay View Books, 1996. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A pristine copy of this 1996 re-issue. Clean and Fine in a bright, price-intact, Fine dustjacket. Tall quarto, 96 pgs., crisp color photography thruout.
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$100.00
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Aston Martin and Lagonda

by Michael Frostick

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1977
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$50.00

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London: Dalton Watson Ltd, 1977. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. A solid copy of the 1977 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, VG dustjacket, with very light creasing at the spine ends. Octavo, 196 pgs.
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Los Angeles County Automobile Directory 1914-1915

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Item Price
$100.00

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Los Angeles: Automobile Publishing Company. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1914-1915 Los Angeles County Automobile Directory. VG- in its blue cloth, with light soiling and spotting at the front panel and tender (but still perfectly sturdy) hinges. Octavo, wonderful local ads (several of them in bright color) thruout.
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$100.00
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Votre Renault Dauphine: Le Seul Guide Technique et Pratique

by -

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
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$100.00

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Paris: Editions Pratiques Automobiles. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Stated 1st edition, c. late 1940s. Wonderful charts and illustrations and advertisements thruout --and a detailed fold-out map of the engine of a Renault Dauphine. Solid and VG in its picorial boards, with very light rubbing to the panels. Octavo, 95 pgs. plus blank charts at the rear.… Read more
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Bugati: Evolution of a Style

by Paul Kestler

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1977
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Item Price
$100.00

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Switzerland: Edita Lausanne, 1977. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1977 1st English language edtion. Clean and Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 141 pgs. Translated by D.B. Tubbs. Nicely illustrated thruout by the author.
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Funge, Das Ist Tempo: Die Schnellsten Wagen Der Welt Und Ihre Fahrer

by Hans Elger

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1954
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$200.00

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Munich: Franz Schneider Verlag, 1954. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Wonderful, very visual 1954 German study of car and land speed racing --and of futuristic car design. (Includes a tipped-in, original black-and-white racing photograph). Solid and VG in its pictorial boards, with very light creasing at the front panel. Dozens of crisp black-and-white photos thruout. Oblong octavo,… Read more
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$200.00
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Automobile Year: The Annual Automobile Review (No. 5--1957/1958)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1958
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Item Price
$100.00

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Lausanne, Switzerland: Edita S.A., 1958. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. The 1957/58 edition of this impressive annual Review. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light wear at the spine base and several small closed tears --and light creasing-- along the panel edges. Tall quarto, crisp black-and-white and wonderful color plates thruout.
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$100.00
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The Law of Automobiles (6 Vols.)

by C.P. Berry

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Item Price
$150.00

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Chicago: Callaghan and Company, 1935. Collectible; Very Good. A handsome copy of the 1935 7th edition, complete in 6 volumes. All volumes solid and bright and VG+ in their dark-brown leatherette. Bright gilt-lettering at the spines, internally very clean. Thick quartos, over 4,800 pgs. all told. Each volume also includes its "1936 Cumuative Supplement" at the rear.
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$150.00
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Paramount Ranch Remembered

by Art Evans

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2006
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
Item Price
$50.00

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Redondo Beach, CA: Photo Data Research, LLC, 2006. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ART EVANS on the title page. An immaculate copy to boot of the 2006 stated 1st edition. Bright and Fine in its pictorial wrappers. Quarto, 241 pgs. Signed by Author.
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Flat-Out Racing: An Insider's Look at the World of Stock Cars

by D. Randy Riggs

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1995
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
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$50.00

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New York: MetroBooks, 1995. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine/Fine. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free endpaper. An immaculate copy to boot of the 1995 1st edition. Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 176 pgs. Signed by Author.
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The Alphabet and the Automobile

by Murray L. Smith

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2006
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Edition
1st
Item Price
$50.00

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Phoenix, AZ: David Bell Publishing, 2006. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine/Fine. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY BOTH THE AUTHOR (Murray L. Smith) AND THE ILUSTRATOR (Charles W. Queener) on the title page. An imaculate copy to boot of the 2006 1st edition. Fine in a bright, price-intact, Fine dustjacket. Oblong octavo, 48 pgs. Signed by Author.
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Building Muscle: Howe to Make a Good Engine Great

by -

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2005
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
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$50.00

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Minnetonka, MN: National Street Machine Club, 2005. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Very Good. The 2005 1st edition. Clean and VG in its pictorial laminate boards, with light scuffing (and a bit of tearing) at the spine crown. Quarto, 192 pgs.
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Kurtis-Kraft: Masterworks of Speed and Style

by Gordon Eliot White

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2001
Condition
Collectible; Fine
Item Price
$125.00

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St. Paul, MN: MBI Publishing Co, 2001. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. A beautiful copy to boot of the 2001 1st edition. Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Square quarto, 216 pgs. Signed by Author.
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$125.00
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Austin-Healey Cars: A Practical Guide to Maintenance and Repair Covering Models from 1952

by C.P. Davidson

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1960
Condition
Collectible; Very Good
Edition
1st
Item Price
$100.00

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London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited, 1960. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1960 1st edition, in the uncommon dustjacket. Solid and VG in a bright, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with very light wear along the spine ends and tips. 12mo, 188 pgs., 95 illustrations thruout.
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