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Gilbert American Flyer Instruction Book: for Operating and Assembling 3/16" Scale Trains and Accessories
1 Gilbert American Flyer Instruction Book: for Operating and Assembling 3/16" Scale Trains and Accessories
Flushing, NY Bibliographic Press 1997 0930429060 / 9780930429065 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stapled wraps. Many photos and illustrations. ; 52 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Goodrich Route Book of New York
2 Goodrich Route Book of New York
Akron, OH B. F. Goodrich Company 1916 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, two small burn marks on front cover, "Goodyear Rubber Store, Troy, NY" stamped on front and rear covers. 
Printed stapled wraps showing front cover bucolic rural road by EW and rear cover of couple in an open roadster near Mt. Rainier. Many maps. Measures 24 x 13 cm. A promotional guide outlining the main routes of travel then available to automobile tourists throughout New York State. Only 4 copies located in OCLC and none presently offered by the trade. ; 160 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Two Mimeograph Railroad Histories
3 Two Mimeograph Railroad Histories
Capital District Railroad Club 1950 Very Good; Pages toned, tear at fore-edge of rear two pages of first history. 
Two mimeograph railroad histories prepared for the Capital District Railroad Club: 1) 80th Anniversary of the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville R. R. : Facts and History, by Rand Warner, June 11, 1950. Stapled mimeograph. Published for 2nd Fan Trip of Capitol [sic] District Railroad Club". Five 8.5 x 11 inch sheets. Includes chronology of the FJ&G, selected facts about the local railroad's history, and statistics about the electric and steam division rosters. 2) Souvenir Booklet: Capital District Railroad Club, Camera and Rail-fan Excursion, Fonda, Johnstown, and Gloversville Railroad, Sunday, June 11, 1950. Stapled mimeograph. Four 8.5 x 11 inch sheets. Includes thumbnail sketch of the FJ&G Railroad Co. , stats about rolling stock, and map of train line. Newspaper article about M. & O. L. Railroad laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Volkswagen Service Repair Handbook Transporter 1961-1972
4 Volkswagen Service Repair Handbook Transporter 1961-1972
Clymer Publications 1972 Second Printing Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers creased and worn, price sticker on front cover. 
Many photos and illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 247 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Wild Wheels, Blank, Harrod
5 Blank, Harrod Wild Wheels
Petaluma, CA Pomegranate 1993 1566404533 / 9781566404532 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly soiled and wrinkled. 
A series of photos and biographies of various artists and their art cars. Some are festooned with postcards, plastic fruit, hula dolls, bones, grass, mirrors, lights, papier-mache and other manifestations. Blank is not only the artist behind the Oh My God VW bug, but he made a film of the same title featuring 40 art cars and their makers. The page describing taxi driver and artist Jon Barnes is signed by him. ; Pomegranate artbooks; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Professional Amateur:  The Biography of Charles Franklin Kettering, Body, T. A.
6 Body, T. A. Professional Amateur: The Biography of Charles Franklin Kettering
NY E. P. Dutton and Company 1957 Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn. 
Foreword by Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. Green cloth binding. Inscribed by Kettering on the front free endpaper with recipient's named redacted. Index, many photos. A biography of the prolific inventor (he held 186 patents) and automobile engineer-executive who spent 27 years as head of research at General Motors. ; 242 pages; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Cecil Kimber Centenary Book, Cook, Jean Kimber; Kimber, Cecil
7 Cook, Jean Kimber; Kimber, Cecil The Cecil Kimber Centenary Book
Oneonta, NY The New England MG "T" Register, Ltd. 1988 0938253018 / 9780938253013 Softcover Very Good; Tear across top of spine. 
Many photos and illustrations. A look at the life of Cecil Kimber and his role in making the MG such a beloved motor car. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Street Art, Davenport, Donald J.
8 Davenport, Donald J. Street Art
Donald Jordon Davenport 1983 0960664009 / 9780960664009 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A how-to manual for all kinds of airbrushing artwork and various other automotive and display art methods. Many color photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 56 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Animated Scale Models Handbook, Frank, Adolph E.
9 Frank, Adolph E. Animated Scale Models Handbook
NY Arco 1981 0668051183 / 9780668051187 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Many photos and illustrations. " Using more than 100 detailed photos and drawings and simple step-by-step instructions, Frank will guide you through this easy to understand cams and levers system and soon you'll be animating any model you can imagine" (from rear cover blurb). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Timber and Gold:  A History of the Sawmills and Tramways of the Wombat Forest, 1855-1940, Houghton, Norm
10 Houghton, Norm Timber and Gold: A History of the Sawmills and Tramways of the Wombat Forest, 1855-1940
Melbourne Light Railway Research Society of Australia 1980 0909340080 / 9780909340087 Softcover Very Good; Owner name and address stamped on front free endpaper. 
vi, 84 pp. Folding map at rear. Index, references, photos and maps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Jere C. Hutchins: a Personal Story (Detroit United Railroad), Hutchins, Jere C.
11 Hutchins, Jere C. Jere C. Hutchins: a Personal Story (Detroit United Railroad)
Detroit Private Printing 1938 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Tan cloth binding. Index. The author was the longtime president of the Detroit United Railroad. Author signed bookplate on the front free endpaper noting that the book was donated with the compliments of the author. ; Ex-Library; 372 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Daytona 500: the Men and Machines of Speed Weeks '91, International, Motorbooks
12 International, Motorbooks Daytona 500: the Men and Machines of Speed Weeks '91
NY Auto Review Pub 1991 0929323068 / 9780929323060 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Many photos and illustrations. A look at Speed Weeks '91, including the Daytona 500 race. Includes feature stories on Daytona 500 winner Ernie Irvan and other race car drivers, including Dale Earnhardt, Kyle Petty, Darrell Waltrip and others. Official results for the Speed Weeks '91 events and four illustrations by LeRoy Neiman of Richard Petty. Ev; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Das Grosse Porsche-911-Buch, Knoll, Alexander
13 Knoll, Alexander Das Grosse Porsche-911-Buch
Heel 1993 3893653163 / 9783893653164 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Text in German. Numerous color photographs grace this coffee table book celebrating the Porsche 911. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 215 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Small Wonder:  The Amazing Story of the Volkswagen, Nelson, Walter Henry
14 Nelson, Walter Henry Small Wonder: The Amazing Story of the Volkswagen
Boston Little, Brown 1965 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed. 
Index, bibliography, notes, photos. Library of Congress number 65-10899. A history of the Volkswagen company and the development of the VW and its bestselling beetle. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Leatherstocking Route:  A History of the Southern New York Railway Company and its Predecessors, Nestle, David F.
15 Nestle, David F. The Leatherstocking Route: A History of the Southern New York Railway Company and its Predecessors
Self Published 1959 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers sunned. 
Title printed on front cover is "The Leatherstocking Route: From the Mohawk to the Susquehanna". Printed orange card covers. [64 pp]. Many photos, timetables and other illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1972 to 1984-- How to Keep Your Subaru Alive:  Easy Step-By-Step Maintenance and Repair, Owens, Larry
16 Owens, Larry 1972 to 1984-- How to Keep Your Subaru Alive: Easy Step-By-Step Maintenance and Repair
Santa Fe, NM John Muir Publications 1986 0912528494 / 9780912528496 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers heavily creased, else a surprisingly clean and tight copy. Illustrated by Joe Leahy 
A down-to-earth Subaru repair manual with lots of illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 453 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Northeast Railroad Scene: Vol. 5, the Jersey Central, Pennisi, Bob
17 Pennisi, Bob The Northeast Railroad Scene: Vol. 5, the Jersey Central
Flanders, NJ Railroad Avenue Enterprises Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stapled wraps. Many photos. "A brief look before Conrail". ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives, Riley, C. J.
18 Riley, C. J. The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives
NY Metro Books 2000 1567999824 / 9781567999822 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Appendix, Glossaries of Railroad Terminology and Slang, Bibliography, Index. Black and white and color photos "The Encyclopedia of Trains and Locomotives is an exhaustive reference work that is perfect for anyone - from the novice rail fan to the seasoned aficionado - who is interested in the saga of the iron horse. Written by an expert in the field and fully illustrated with historical and up-to-date photographs, this book puts the history of the most pivotal technology of the modern world at your fingertips." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Golden Age of the Passenger Train, Riley, C. J.
19 Riley, C. J. The Golden Age of the Passenger Train
NY Metro Books 1997 1567993834 / 9781567993837 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Bibliograpy, index, Black and white and color photos. A detailed account featuring rare black- and -white and breathtaking full-color photographs of famous trains, destinations, and people, of the exciting history of train travel from the dawn of the locomotive to the present day. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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American Horse-Drawn Vehicles: a Collection of 218 Authentic Reproductions of 183 Early American Horse-Drawn Vehicles, Rittenhouse, Jack D.
20 Rittenhouse, Jack D. American Horse-Drawn Vehicles: a Collection of 218 Authentic Reproductions of 183 Early American Horse-Drawn Vehicles
NY Bonanza 1948 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, has several tears and dampstaining at corners. 
List of illustrations. A short description and photos or engravings of 183 early American horse-drawn vehicles, from phaetons to surreys with fringe on top to racing sulkies. Ev; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 101 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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