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1 Allison, Liz (foreword by Darrell Waltrip) THE GIRL'S GUIDE TO NASCAR - Get Up to Speed with America's Hottest Sport
New York Center Street 2006 1931722714 / 9781931722711 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(xxi) 215 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear at the corners with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Contents are: Foreword by Darrell Waltrip; Part One: NASCAR 101: The Starting Lineup; Let's Go to the Races; Buckle Up Drivers It's Time to Do Your Thing; All Things NASCAR; Baby You Can Drive My Car; Where Are the Ladies - The History Makers; Race Strategy; Hey Baby That Doesn't Look Like My Ford; How Safe Can Racing Really Be; Rules What Rules; Celebration. Part Two: Enough Already Let's Go Racing: Making Plans; Okay Ladies It's Time for a Road Trip; A Day At the Races; Braving It - Traveling with Kids; Come On Girls Let's Have a Party. Part Three: The Nuts and Bolts: The Movers and Shakers; Where the Rubber Meets the Road; Glossary; Most Commonly Asked Questions; and NASCAR Trivia Answers. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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2 Anonymous YOUR 1972 METEOR
Oakville, Ontario Ford Motor Company of Canada 1971 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
64 pp. Staple-bound in purple card covers. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. The Contents are: Instrument Panel; Starting and Operating; Instruments and Controls; Locks, Mirrors, Windows and Seats; Station Wagon; Maintenance; Specification; and Ford Offices; followed by an index. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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3 Calvin, Jean RALLYING TO WIN - A Complete Guide to North American Rallying
Newport Beach, California Bond Parkhurst Books 1974 0878800174 / 9780878800179 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Only 8vo 
174 pp. Green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; green endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some small nicks and short tear around the edges and rubbing on the panels; price intact; no interior markings. A Road and Track Book, the Contents are: Foreword by Jean Calvin; The American Way of Rallying; Novice Rallying and the Seat-of-the-Pants Class; The Fine Art of Navigational Rally; Gimmick Rallies; Rallyese; Average Speeds; Counting the Miles; The Time Machines; The Rally Car - What It Is and What It Needs; Checkpoints; Becoming a Rallymaster; Classes and the Championship Rallies; Professional Rallying and the International Set; Tips from the Pros; and The Future of Rallying. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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4 Fern, Dave THE DONINGTON GRANDS PRIX
Castle Donington, Derbyshire, England Donington International 1993 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(ix) 192 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and charts. The Chapters are; Early Days; Car Racing Arrives; 1935 - The Big Time; 1935 Grand Prix; The 1935 GP Official Programme; Shuttleworth Wins; 1936 - Seaman's Year; The 1936 GP Official Programme; Strong Entry for 1936 GP; Easy for Ruesch and Seaman; 1937 - Progression; Donington's German Invasion Force; The 1937 GP Official Programme; Real Credence; Late but Strong; The 1938 GP Official Programme; End of an Era; Rebirth and Growth; and The Wheatcroft Connection. 
Price: 38.45 CDN
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5 Flammang, James M. CAMARO: Style Speed and Spirit
Lincolnwood, Illinois Publications International 1993 1561735388 / 9781561735389 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 4to 
128 pp. Padded red leatherette with a pasted-on photograph of a Camaro on the front panel; lettered in silver on the front panel and spine; illustrated with colour photographs. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Personality Keeps It Popular; First Generation: Challenges and Choices; Birth of the Z-28: Wizards at Work; Second Generation: The Mitchell Legacy; Camaro in the Seventies: Persistence Pays Off; Rebirth of the Z: Just a Little Less Substance; Generation Three: New Beginnings; Berlinetta Goes Digital: Futuristic Excess in '84; From Track to Street: The IROC-Z Arrives; California Dreamin: Camaro Goes Topless; Z Returns with a Facelift: Trimming Down the Line; and Wild Things: Camaro Hangs On; followed by an index. 
Price: 43.95 CDN
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6 Ford Customer Service Division CAR OWNING MADE EASIER - a Guide to Becoming a Smarter Owner Driver Tinkerer
Dearborn, Michigan Ford Motor Company 1973 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
105 pp. Oversized softcover. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with coloured drawings. The Contents are: Introduction; What Your Car Consists Of; How the Engine Works; Other Systems; Routine Maintenance; Emission Control System Maintenance; Engine Troubleshooting; Other Systems; How to Explain Trouble to Repairmen and What To Do If Your Car Is Recalled; Receiving Service Paid For; Automobile Service: Gyp or Genuine; Do-It-Yourself Jobs; Warranties; Operating Your Car More Economically and Safely; Preparing Your Car for All Seasons; When Your Car Gets Stuck; Maintaining Your Car's Appearance; Car Language; and Auto Repair and Factory Shop Manuals; followed by an index. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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7 Gordon, Jeff (with Steve Eubanks) JEFF GORDON - Racing Back to the Front - My Memoir
New York Atria Books 2003 074346415X / 9780743464154 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xxix) 242 pp. Quarter-bound in red on blue boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with colour plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; small nick on the lower edge of a few early pages. The Contents are: Introduction; Wonderboy; Busch Bill and the Boy Who Didn't Bust His Butt; Car and Driver; Golden Rule; Behind the Curve; Running Tenth on a Two Dollar Part; Daytona; Four Times a Charm; and Evolution; followed by: Glossary; and Jeff Gordon Career Highlights. 
Price: 19.75 CDN
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8 Gordon, Jeff (with Steve Eubanks) JEFF GORDON - Racing Back to the Front - My Memoir
New York Pocket Star Books 2005 0743464168 / 9780743464161 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
(xxxvi) 295 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with colour plates. The Contents are: Introduction; Wonderboy; Busch Bill and the Boy Who Didn't Bust His Butt; Car and Driver; Golden Rule; Behind the Curve; Running Tenth on a Two Dollar Part; Daytona; Four Times a Charm; and Evolution; followed by: Glossary; and Jeff Gordon Career Highlights. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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9 Hawkins, Jim TALES FROM THE DAYTONA 500
United States Sports Publishing 2003 1582615306 / 9781582615301 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(v) 185 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket with a small chip from the upper left of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Big Bill's Dream for America's Speed Capital; The First 500; The King; The Intimidator; The Crash; Dale Jr; Wonder Boy; All in the Family; The Jarretts; Bobby Allison and Sons; The Brawl; Cale Yarborough; Awesome Bill from Dawsonville; Jaws; Jocko Flocko; The Silver Fox; Junior Johnson; Fireball Roberts; Tiny Lund; Buddy Baker; Mario and A. J.; Sterling Marlin; 0 for Daytona; Rookies; and That's Racin'. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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10 Haycraft, W. C. MOTOR CYCLE OVERHAUL - Pitman's Motor Cyclists Library
London Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 12mo 
(vii) 112 pp. Beige boards lettered in black on the front panel; an illustrated ad for Lodge Spark Plugs on the back cover; cloth spine; illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Edge and corner wear with some rubbing on the covers; faint pencil marks on the front cover; no interior markings. A practical and complete guide to motorcycle maintenance and overhaul, cover four-strokes and two-strokes. The Contents are: Preface; Motor Cycle Overhaul: Lubrication in a Nutshell; Decarbonizing and Valve Grinding; and Adjustments and Overhaul; followed by an index. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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11 Howard, Dennis (introduction by Geoff Duke) NORTON
New York Ballantine Books 1972 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
160 pp. Light wear at the corners with a crease on the spine; no interior markings. Number 9 in Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Car. The Contents are: Introduction by Geoff Duke; The Early Years; Road to Success; A New Era; The Golden Thirties; In Ascendant; Winds of Change; In Service Dress; Second Phoenix; Against the Tide; The Renaissance; and American and British Usage. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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12 Jenkinson, Denis JAGUAR E TYPE - 3.8 and 4.2 6-cylinder; 5.3 V12
London Osprey Publishing 1986 0850454379 / 9780850454376 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
134 pp. Red boards lettered in black on the spine; illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with fading on the spine; tape applied to the front free endpaper to cover a previous owner's name; no other interior markings. The Contents are: I Had All but Forgotten the E Type; 3.8 Litre Good; 4.2 Better; Coupe then Roadster; Times Change; 5.3 Bigger but Better?; and Specifications; followed by an index. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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13 Neville, Bill REAL STEEL - An Investor's Guide to the American Automobile 1940 - 1960
Philadelphia Running Press 1975 0914294261 / 9780914294269 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
128 pp. Oversized softcover. Light edgewear with minor creasing on the lower right corner of the front cover; flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: THE BEGINNING OF THE END: 1938 - 1941: 1938 Packard Sedan; 1939 Buick Sedan; 1939 La Salle Coupe; 1939 Mercury Coupe; 1940 Buick Coupe; 1940 Chevrolet Coupe; 1940 Ford Coupe; 1940 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan; 1941 Cadillac Sedan; 1941 Plymouth Coupe. GETTING IT TOGETHER: 1946 - 1948: 1947 Cadillac Convertible; 1947 Mercury Convertible; 1947 Oldsmobile Sedan; 1948 Chevrolet Convertible; 1948 Chrysler Town & Country; 1948 Chrysler Windsor 4-Door Sedan; 1948 Continental Cabriolet; 1948 Dodge Coupe; 1948 Ford Coupe; 1948 Ford Sedan; 1948 Ford Station Wagon; 1948 Packard Super 8 Sedan; 1948 Pontiac Torpedo Coupe; 1948 Studebaker Starlite Coupe. THE NEW IDENTITY: 1949 - 1954: 1949 Crosley Hotshot; 1949 Dodge Wayfarer Roadster; 1949 Ford 2-Door Coupe; 1949 Lincoln Cosmopolitan; 1949 Mercury Coupe; 1949 Oldsmobile 88 Fastback; 1949 Packard Station Wagon; 1949 Plymouth Wooden Wagon; 1950 Willys Jeepster; 1950 Mercury Convertible; 1950 Nash Rambler Convertible; 1950 Plymouth Business Coupe; 1950 Pontiac Sedan; 1951 Chevrolet Hardtop; 1951 Chrysler Windsor Newport; 1951 Nash Ambassador Sedan; 1952 Cadillac Sedan; 1952 Henry J. Corsair 6; 1952 Hudson Commodore; 1953 Buick Skylark; 1953 Hudson Jet; 1953 Packard Sedan; 1953 Studebaker Hardtop; 1953 Willys Aero Eagle; 1954 De Soto Sportsman; 1954 Kaiser Manhattan; 1954 Lincoln Capri Hardtop. FROM HORSEPOWER TO ROCKETS: 1955 - 1959: 1955 Chevrolet Nomad; 1955 Corvette; 1955 Ford Crown Victoria; 1955 Hudson Hornet Hollywood; 1955 Oldsmobile Holiday 88; 1955 Packard Caribbean; 1955 Studebaker President Speedster; 1956 Cadillac Coupe de Ville; 1956 Continental; 1956 Pontiac Safari; 1956 Thunderbird; 1957 Cadillac Eldorado; 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop; 1957 Corvette; 1957 De Soto Adventurer; 1957 Ford Skyliner; 1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser; 1958 Chevrolet Impala Coupe; 1958 Continental Mark III; 1958 Edsel Citation Hardtop; 1958 Packard Hawk; 1958 Studebaker Golden Hawk; 1958 Thunderbird Hardtop; 1959 Metropolitan Hardtop. ALL THINGS FOR ALL PEOPLE 1960 - 1969: 1960 Cadillac Convertible; 1961 Chrysler 300G; 1962 Continental Convertible; 1962 Studebaker Gran Turismo; 1963 Avanti; 1963 Corvette Coupe; 1963 Studebaker Lark Wagonaire; 1964 Corvair Spyder Convertible; 1964 Pontiac GTO; 1965 Rambler Marlin; 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado; and 1969 AMX; followed by: Crisis and Reasoning - and the Shape of Things to Come: 1970s; Last Word; and an alphabetical index. 
Price: 65.95 CDN
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14 Patrick, Danica (with Laura Morton) (foreword by Bobby Rahal) DANICA - Crossing the Line
New York Fireside Books - Simon and Schuster 2006 0743298144 / 9780743298148 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xv) 217 pp. Quarter-bound in blue on pale gray boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated endpapers; illustrated with colour plates. Some wear at the corners of the dustjacket; ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Bobby Rahal; Introduction; Learning to Drive; Trust Your Instincts; Strength in the Pits; God Save the Queen; My Big Fat European Victory; What's a Girl to Do; What About Bob; A Good Guy; Embrace the Difference; What a Ride - Racing the Indy 500; Taking the Time to Slow Down; Rock What You've Got; Danica Patrick Career Highlights; Danica Patrick Individual Professional Race Results; and Danica's Diary; followed by a glossary. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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15 Pringle, L. G. DRIVING LESSONS - Eight Easy Stages
Edinburgh and London Oliver and Boyd 1955 First Edition Paperback Very Good 12mo Netta Pringle; 
62 pp. followed by a series of advertisements. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Netta Pringle. The Chapters are: How to Use This Book; The Preliminaries of Motoring; The Mechanism of a Car; First Lesson: Learning to Use the Controls - Starting the Engine; Second Lesson: Starting and Stopping - Gear Changing - Starting on a Hill; Third Lesson: Inching - Reversing - Back Turns - Turning in a Street; Fourth Lesson: Driving in Traffic - Signals - Position in the Street - Starting in Traffic - Overtaking - Crossroads - Turning Left and Right - Priorities; Fifth Lesson: Road Signs - Halt Signs - Zebra Crossings - Traffic Lights - Police Signals - Road Forks and Other Difficult Turns and Crossings - Practical Exercises; Sixth Lesson: Driving Principles - The Horn - Skidding - The Driving Mirror - The Rear Window - Country Driving - Night Driving and Headlights - Parking; Seventh Lesson: Health and Driving - Carbon Monoxide - Insurance - An Accident - The Police - Drink and Driving - Buying and Maintaining a Car; Eight Lesson: A Sample Driving Test. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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16 Robson, Graham THE ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF SPORTS CARS
London Prospero Books - Salamander Books 2002 1552672565 / 9781552672563 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 8vo 
480 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with colour photographs (with a few black and whites for some truly antique cars). Some of the cars featured here include: AC Cobra; Alfa Romeo; Allard; Aston Martin; Austin Healey; Bentley; BMW; Bricklin; Bugatti; Corvette; Daimler; Datsun; DeLorean; Dodge Viper; Ferrari; Fiat; Ford Mustang; Ford Thunderbird; Honda; Jaguar; Jensen-Healey; Lamborghini; Lancia Lambda; Lotus; Maserati; Mazda; McLaren; Mercedes; MG; Morgan; Nash Healey; Nissan; Panoz Esperante; Porsche; Renault; Saab; Saleen; Stutz Bearcat; Sunbeam; Talbot; Toyota; Triumph Spitfire; Volvo; and others. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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17 Stewart, Jackie (with Eric Dymock) WORLD CHAMPION
London Pelham Books 1970 0720704138 / 9780720704136 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
192 pp. Red boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a short tear and associated creasing on the lower right of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Part One: The Build-up: Introduction: Brief Biography up to 1963 - 1964; 1964 and 1965 up till Spa accident, June 1966; Remainder of 1966, 1967; 1968 Season. Part Two: The 1969 Season: Kyalami, the South African Grand Prix; Barcelona, the Spanish Grand Prix; Monte Carlo, the Monaco Gran Prix; Spa - Safety; Zandvoort, the Dutch Grand Prix; Clermont-Ferrand, the French Grand Prix; Silverstone, the British GRand Prix; Nurburgring, the German Grand Prix; Monza, the Italian Grand Prix; Mosport, the Canadian Grand Prix; Watkins Glen, the United States Grand Prix; Mexico City, the Mexican Grand Prix; and Conclusion. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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18 Taylor, James THE LAND ROVER - 1948 - 1988 - A Collector's Guide
Croydon, England Motor Racing Publications 1990 094798125X / 9780947981259 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
144 pp. Gold boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Ancestors and Parentage - from Dutch Spijker to US Jeep; Series I Land Rover - the First Ten Years; Land Rover in the Sixties - Series II and IIA - 109 Inch and 110 Inch Forward Control; Series III and V8 Land Rovers - More Refinement and More Power; Land Rover's New Land Rovers - the One Ten, the Ninety and the Future; Military Land Rovers - and Some of Those That Might Have Been; Land Rovers Built Abroad - Minverva, Tempo and Santana; Buying a Land Rover - What to Go for and What to Avoid; Ownership and Maintenance - Spares, Specialists and the Clubs; Appendix A: Technical Specifications - Basic Models; Appendix B: Chassis Number Sequences; Appendix C: Productions Totals; and Appendix D: Land Rover Performance Figures. 
Price: 43.95 CDN
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19 Toboldt, Bill FIX YOUR CHEVROLET - V8 or 6 - 1967 to 1954: All Models; also Chevy II and Corvair
Homewood, Illinois The Goodheart-Willcox Company 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
288 pp. Beige cloth lettered in burgundy on the front panel and spine; headband; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Tune-up Tips; Ignition Tune-up; Carburetor and Fuel System Service; Shortcuts on Engine Disassembly; Simplified Engine Repairs; Valve Adjusting; Cooling System Kinks; Exhaust System Service; Quick Tests on Batteries; Simplified Generator Service; Starter Service; Lighting System Service; Accessories and Instrument Service; Quick Clutch Service; Transmission Service; Propeller Shaft and Universal Joints; Shortcuts on Rear Axle Service; Shock Absorbers and Spring Service; Shortcuts on Wheel Alignment and Steering; Quick Service on Brakes; Hints on Lubrication and Tires; Emergency Trouble Shooting; Tips on Body Service; More Speed and Power; and Mechanical and Tune-up Specifications; followed by an index. 
Price: 43.95 CDN
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20 Wallach, Theresa EASY MOTORCYCLE RIDING
New York Bantam Books 1971 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Maggie MacGowan; 
144 pp. Bantam Book 9142. Light edge and corner wear with a small rubbed patch on the front cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Maggie MacGowan. The Chapters are: Before You Ride; King of the Road; Come Visit with Me; A Better Understanding; Getting Acquainted; The Art of Cornering; The Foot Gearshift; Roadcraft; Advanced Riding; What to Wear; Your First New Motorcycle; Your First Used Motorcycle; How to Check a Used Motorcycle: Checklist: Accessories; Air Filter; Alternator; Appearance; Battery; Brakes; Cables; Carburetor; Chains; Clutch; Contacts; Controls and Levers; Engine; Footrests; Frame; Front Forks; Fuel Taps; Fuse; Generator; Guards Shields and Brackets; Handlebars; Horn; Instruments; License and Documents; Lights; Locks and Keys; Lubrication; Manual; Modifications; Mufflers; Nuts and Bolts; Price; Road Test; Rubbers; Seating; Shock Absorbers Rear Suspension; Spark Plug; Spokes; Sprocket; Stands; Steering; Storage; Switches; Technical Data; Tires; Tools; Transmission; Voltage Regulator; Wheels; and Wiring; followed by an appendix, a glossary and an index. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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