...and the books
we'd really like to receive ourselves:
Pan American Clippers:
The Golden Age of Flying Boats. James Trautman. HB 272pp 300ill.
Pictorial history. $49.95
The Enduring Vessels of
160pp 170ill. Photo gallery. $40.00
Large-format, full-color pictorial of the historic
ships still at work, from ancient cement boats such as the
100-year-old St Marys Challenger to venerable
"straight-deckers," self-unloaders and 1,000-footers
sailing under the flags of prominent Great Lakes fleets: Algoma
Central, Upper Lakes, Lower Lakes, American Steamship, Canada
Steamship Lines and others. An extraordinary range of images -- from
close-up and interior views of engine rooms and pilothouses to
panoramic scenes of these noble workhorse vessels sailing the St.
Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes. A thorough appendix gives ID, specs
and history of each vessel in the book.
OF THE LAKE Great history of naval war on Lake Ontario 1812-14
AN EXCLUSIVE AND VERY
Three companion volumes. Softbound, oversized, approx. 300
pages & 350+ illustrations each. Exquisite color photographs and
historical figures illustrate this comprehensive study of the origins
and development of decorative radiator caps and hood ornaments.
EACH VOLUME IS AUTOGRAPHED BY THE AUTHOR!
Volume I: The Early Years.
Up to the ‘20s. $95
Volume II: The Golden Years.
‘20s & ‘30s. $95
Volume III: The Recent Years.
Post WWII. $95
Presentation quality 3
volume hardcover slipcase: $50
to please ART, ADVERTISING, HISTORY AND COLLECTOR INTERESTS.
“The Flying Lady has sold more Rolls Royce
cars than any salesman”(anon.)
Complete Book of Classic
HB oversize 348pp. A lavish photo
history of every Detroit muscle car wearing Chev, Pontiac, Buick, or
Olds badges - 40 years of great muscle cars – plus prototypes,
experimental models, anniversary and pace cars, and specialty
packages for street and competition. Extensive details, specs, and
exclusive archival photos. $61.00
HB oversize 336pp. Illustrated
history of Chrysler's magnificent Hemi-powered high- performance
cars. Adopted tor Chrysler tank engines during WWII, hemispherical
head designs appeared in cars in the '50s. For six decades since,
“Hemi” has defined the ultimate in muscle cars. $55.00
PORSCHE Sixty Years
HB oversize 348pp. A
massive photo-history marking the 60th anniversary of the World's
premier sports car. No other sports car has had as long &
distinguished a career on the street and on the world's racetracks.
Photographs, in-depth analyses of each model, and interviews with
key personnel. $66.00
ROD & CUSTOM:
ART OF THE HOT ROD
HB oversize 240pp. A gallery of the
best American hot rods, profiling top builders and featuring studio
portraits of their finest customs. Built from the ground up, pieced
together from salvaged parts, rebuilt with classic looks and
futuristic technology - automotive works of art. $44.00
SPORTS CAR RACING IN WESTERN CANADA
Sb 390pp. Engineer/ Author/ raced extensively & photographed for 40
years. Important & enjoyable pictorial history of people, cars &
tracks – many now gone. $120.00
FUEL & GUTS:
The Birth of Top Fuel Drag Racing.
oversize 240pp highly illustrated. ‘50s & ‘60s California builders &
racers: Thompson, Nancy, Ivo,
McEwen, Pink, Fuller, Garlits, Muldowney & many more –
quotes, interviews, & anecdotes from the stars that created a
The Modern Diesel & Electric
HB 240pp oversize
300ill. Comprehensive photo reference
models built for North American
mid-1970s to date; production totals,
& mechanical specs. $49.95
This remarkable large-format reference is a revised, updated and
expanded work based on the author's Field Guide to Modern Diesel
Locomotives. Locomotives covers, from EMD Dash 2s and GE Dash 7s
to the latest 70 Series and Evolution Series models, as well as
Green Goats, Gensets and mainline passenger electric-powered
locomotives.Containing nearly 300 photographs of the more than 120
featured locomotive models from every locomotive manufacturer, this
is the definitive reference for the North American rail fan. Greg
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