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Product Description: In the 1950s and 1960s, British sports cars ruled the road, and their charge was led by Triumphs. From the TR2, its first modern sports car, Triumph went on to produce a host of classic sports designs, such as the Spitfire, GT, and Stag, as well as more TR models, before ending with the TR7 in the late 1970s...read more

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9781784420413 | Shire Pubns, February 21, 2017, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In the 1950s and 1960s, British sports cars ruled the road, and their charge was led by Triumphs.
9780852639269 | Shire Pubns, August 1, 1997, cover price $8.50 | About this edition: With the TR2, Standard Triumph established itself as a major sports car manufacturer.

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Product Description: In the 1950s and 1960s, luxury car buyers, from government ministers to captains of industry, almost invariably bought British. These were stately, dignified, and grand vehicles, with many featuring leather interiors and wood trim...read more

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9781784420642, titled "British Luxury Cars of the 1950s and ’60s" | Shire Pubns, January 24, 2017, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In the 1950s and 1960s, luxury car buyers, from government ministers to captains of industry, almost invariably bought British.

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Product Description: Celebrate 50 years of Pontiac's iconic muscle car.The early 1960s saw American auto manufacturers desperately trying to sell cars to the emerging baby-boom market. Pontiac attained success with its original muscle car, the GTO, but as successful as the GTO was, it was handily outsold by Ford's grand-slam home-run pony car, the Mustang...read more

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9780760350423 | Motorbooks Intl, January 1, 2017, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Celebrate 50 years of Pontiac's iconic muscle car.

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Product Description: Volkswagen Beetles and their variants are some of the most iconic and easily recognizable cars on the road!The classic air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle, officially the Volkswagen Type 1, is regarded as one of the most important and well-engineered vehicles of the twentieth century...read more

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9780760349878 | Motorbooks Intl, December 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Volkswagen Beetles and their variants are some of the most iconic and easily recognizable cars on the road!

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Product Description: Until the 1970s, four-wheel drive was almost exclusively found on utility vehicles like the Land Rover and the Jeep. And almost nobody considered four-wheel drive, especially full-time four-wheel drive as a major safety feature to be built into any type of car...read more

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9780993101861 | Earlswood Pr, May 27, 2017, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Until the 1970s, four-wheel drive was almost exclusively found on utility vehicles like the Land Rover and the Jeep.

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Product Description: 2017 Silver Medal Winner of the International Automotive Media Competition!  Relive the first one hundred years of Germany's best two- and four-wheeled rides.Established in 1916, BMW is one of the auto and motorcycle industry's oldest and most-respected car and motorcycle manufacturers...read more

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9780760350171 | Motorbooks Intl, November 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: 2017 Silver Medal Winner of the International Automotive Media Competition!

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Product Description: The legendary 1967 Camaro was Chevy's answer to Ford's Mustang, and they've been duking it out ever since.The early 1960s saw American auto manufacturers desperately trying to sell cars to the emerging baby-boom market. Chevrolet attained some success with its sporty Corvair Monza...read more
By Mike Mueller and Scott Settlemire (foreword by)

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9780760350348 | Motorbooks Intl, November 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The legendary 1967 Camaro was Chevy's answer to Ford's Mustang, and they've been duking it out ever since.

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Product Description: The specially commissioned photographs in this book display each Beetle variant model in their full glory. From the military vehicles of the 1930s through the post- WWII cars, up to and including the final German-built model of 1979, this book offers a loving tribute to the car in sumptuous detail...read more
By Brian Laban (foreword by)

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9781910496619 | Pavilion, November 1, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The specially commissioned photographs in this book display each Beetle variant model in their full glory.

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Product Description: For 70 years, Ferrari has produced automotive works of art to fire the imaginations of car lovers worldwide.A stellar combination of beauty, performance, racing success, exclusivity and Italian flair have combined to make Ferrari the world's most iconic carmaker...read more

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9780760351895 | Motorbooks Intl, November 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: For 70 years, Ferrari has produced automotive works of art to fire the imaginations of car lovers worldwide.

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Product Description: For more than a half century Italian body builders were the leaders of world style, generating creativity, a trend towards innovation and an ability of execution that appears super-human today. The aesthetic values and technology expressed by their work transmitted Italian culture and genius across the globe...read more

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9788879116572 | Giorgio Nada Editore, November 1, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: For more than a half century Italian body builders were the leaders of world style, generating creativity, a trend towards innovation and an ability of execution that appears super-human today.

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Product Description: "I will build a car for the great multitude. It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and take care of. It will be constructed of the best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise...read more

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9781421421179 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 4, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: "I will build a car for the great multitude.

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Product Description: Welcome to Cuba's automotive time capsule, filled with classic cars.The story of how Cuba came to be trapped in automotive time is a fascinating one. For decades, the island country had enjoyed healthy tourism trade and American outpost status, and by the 1950s it had the highest per capita automotive purchasing of any Latin American country - its middle class ensured an interesting variety of vehicles plying the roads...read more
By Bill Warner (photographer)

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9780760350263 | Motorbooks Intl, October 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Welcome to Cuba's automotive time capsule, filled with classic cars.

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Product Description: Taking an in-depth look at Porsche's 997-series, this book builds on Veloce's previous five volumes of Definitive History, to build a set that records the entire history of the legendary 911 - one of the world's most recognisable cars...read more

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9781845848644 | Veloce, September 15, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Taking an in-depth look at Porsche's 997-series, this book builds on Veloce's previous five volumes of Definitive History, to build a set that records the entire history of the legendary 911 - one of the world's most recognisable cars.

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Product Description: It's hard to believe, but the Porsche 911 was launched well over 40 years ago, as the Type 901 in 1963. Since then, many would-be pretenders to its throne have come and gone, yet the 911 has remained the epitome of the essential sports car, and one of the most desirable vehicles of all time...read more

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9781845843021 | Veloce, September 15, 2016, cover price $500.00 | About this edition: It's hard to believe, but the Porsche 911 was launched well over 40 years ago, as the Type 901 in 1963.

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9781613252697, titled "The Cars of Trans-am Racing 1966-1972" | Cartech Inc, September 15, 2016, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: There are those still today who see the Porsche 914 model as a 'funny little car,' compared to the immortal 911. Granted, in its day professional Rally drivers were not keen on the 914: they were nervous driving it at the limit. Yet the records show that 914s were driven to at least 41 class wins, and at least 71 positions on the other two steps of the podium in Regional, National, and International Rallies...read more

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9781845848590 | Limited edition (Veloce, September 15, 2016), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: There are those still today who see the Porsche 914 model as a 'funny little car,' compared to the immortal 911.

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Product Description: Art Evans was a sports car racer in the 1950s on the West Coast who raced against, and became close friends with, Carroll Shelby. Their intense competition on the track became a lifelong friendship off the track. He and Shelby collaborated on many business projects over the years, including books, marketing projects, projects for the Shelby Foundation, and so on...read more

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9781613253229 | Cartech Inc, September 15, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Art Evans was a sports car racer in the 1950s on the West Coast who raced against, and became close friends with, Carroll Shelby.

Product Description: Tractors are amazing. You know that already, though, or you probably wouldn't be reading this. Who was Old Abe? What is a Mobius Band? Which is better, wheels or rubber tracks? You'll find the world's first tractor in here, the fastest and the most powerful...read more

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9780785834823 | Chartwell Books, September 15, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Tractors are amazing.

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Product Description: A visual guide to the most iconic classic cars of every decade from the 1940s to the 1980s, featuring more than 1,300 photographs and two prints suitable for framing.From the Aston Martin DB5 to the Chevrolet Corvette, Classic Car is packed with the marques and models of every decade from the 1940s to the 1980s...read more
By Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781465453396 | Dk Pub, September 13, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A visual guide to the most iconic classic cars of every decade from the 1940s to the 1980s, featuring more than 1,300 photographs and two prints suitable for framing.

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Product Description: The definitive guide to 100% original and correct Porsche 911 restoration, this book covers every inch of each air-cooled 911 generation in precise detail. It includes mechanical details, bodywork, interiors, and more, all illustrated with exquisite color photographs and in-depth text...read more

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9780760352090 | Motorbooks Intl, September 1, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The definitive guide to 100% original and correct Porsche 911 restoration, this book covers every inch of each air-cooled 911 generation in precise detail.

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Product Description: Uncover the captivating history of the highest-performace cars in America, illustrated with beautiful photography.The American muscle car began not in the factories of the big three automakers, but in the garages and dealerships of a hot-rod subculture bent on making the hottest, highest-performance cars on the street...read more
By David Newhardt (photographer)

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9780760350065 | Motorbooks Intl, September 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Uncover the captivating history of the highest-performace cars in America, illustrated with beautiful photography.

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Product Description: Porsche: The Classic Era offers something for all Stuttgart enthusiasts and those interested in automotive history.There are few automobiles in the world as iconic as Porsche's air-cooled sports cars. For more than 50 years Porsche's rear-engine wonders set the benchmark for production sports cars and dominated the world's race courses...read more

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9780760351901 | Motorbooks Intl, September 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Porsche: The Classic Era offers something for all Stuttgart enthusiasts and those interested in automotive history.

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Product Description: Montgomery and Berks Counties have been central to the car industry for decades, employing residents of the cities and surrounding small towns. Pottstown first came to be known as the cruising capital of the East Coast in the 1950s and held on to the title for many years...read more

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9781467115575 | Arcadia Pub, August 29, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Montgomery and Berks Counties have been central to the car industry for decades, employing residents of the cities and surrounding small towns.

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Product Description: In the best-selling original book, Hot Rod Gallery: A Nostalgic Look at Hot Rodding’s Golden Years: 1930-1960, author and historian Pat Ganahl opened his archives and shared 192 pages and 350 photos of "some" of the most interesting and best photos of his collection...read more

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9781613252819 | Cartech Inc, August 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the best-selling original book, Hot Rod Gallery: A Nostalgic Look at Hot Rodding’s Golden Years: 1930-1960, author and historian Pat Ganahl opened his archives and shared 192 pages and 350 photos of "some" of the most interesting and best photos of his collection.

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