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Way to Go: Moving by Sea, Land, and Air

By: Ascher, Kate

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN PR:

Seller ID: 9781594204685

ISBN: 1594204683

Condition: USED


"With stunning visuals and encyclopedic insight, the author of "The Heights" and "The Works" reveals how humans move across the globe" In our digital age, it's easy to forget that almost everything we enjoy about modern life depends on motion. We ride in cars and on buses and trains to work; enjoy food shipped over oceans; fly high in the sky to any point on the planet. Over the last century, the world has come to rely on its ability to move just about anywhere effortlessly. But what prompted this transformation? What inventions allowed it to happen? And how do the vehicles and networks t... View more info

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Complete Motorcycle Book: A Consumer's Guide

By: Bennett, Jim

Price: $5.00

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780816038541

ISBN: 0816038546

Condition: USED


Detailed exploration of two exciting pastimes. View more info

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Rival Rails: The Race to Build America's Greatest Transcontinental Railroad

By: Borneman, Walter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC: 6/13/2012

Seller ID: 9781400065615

ISBN: 1400065615

Condition: USED


From acclaimed historian Walter R. Borneman comes a dazzling account of the battle to build America's transcontinental rail lines. Rival Rails is an action-packed epic of how an empire was born--and the remarkable men who made it happen. After the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869, the rest of the country was up for grabs, and the race was on. The prize: a better, shorter, less snowy route through the corridors of the American Southwest, linking Los Angeles to Chicago. In Rival Rails, Borneman lays out in compelling detail the sectional rivalries, contested routes, ... View more info

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Trailer Travel: A Visual History of Mobile America

By: Burkhart, Bryan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: GIBBS SMITH PUB:

Seller ID: 9781586851576

ISBN: 1586851578

Condition: USED


Trailer Travel showcases the rich visual history of America s enduring fascination with life on the road. Beautifully reproduced color and black-and-white images culled from public archives and the private collections of passionate trailerites vividly document the travel trailer s storied past. This engaging volume offers a look at motor-camping trips in the early 1900s, the unparalleled innovations in trailer design during the thirties, rare and unique trailer models and interiors, and an extensive array of bold and graphic promotional material, literature, and postcards that illustrate... View more info

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Shelby Cobra Fifty Years

By: Comer, Colin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MOTORBOOKS INTL:

Seller ID: 9780760340295

ISBN: 0760340293

Condition: USED


In the early 1960s Carroll Shelby, a Texas chicken farmer turned champion race driver, had the audacity to think he could start his own car manufacturing company. To further emphasize the gargantuan proportions of his vision, Shelby decided his company would manufacture nothing but ultra-high-performance sports cars, beginning with the landmark Cobra, introduced in 1962. To the amazement of everyone except Ol' Shel' himself, Shelby Automobiles succeeded beyond anyone's wildest expectations, building cars that would provide the benchmarks for performance (benchmarks that stand to this day) a... View more info

Porsche Chronicle

By: Consumer Guide

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 0785312285

ISBN: 0785312285

Condition: USED


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Warbird Legends

By: Dibbs, John M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MOTORBOOKS INTL:

Seller ID: 9780760309674

ISBN: 0760309671

Condition: USED


The Second World War spurred tense focus among industries of the world's powers. In the short span of six years, military aircraft developed from open-cockpit biplanes to fighters that soared to 40,000 feet and toyed with the sound barrier. Represented in this spendid volume are images of the war's 20 greatest aircraft - from the legendary Mustang, Spitfire, Flying Fortress, and Mitsubishi Zero, to lesser-known but equally awe-inspiring warbirds like the Mosquito, Blenheim, and Kingcobra. The award-winning air-to-air photography of John Dibbs captures immaculately restored aircraft and is comp... View more info

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My Cool Motorcycle: An Inspirational Guide to Motorcycles and Biking Culture

By: Haddon, Chris

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PAVILION BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781909108912

ISBN: 190910891X

Condition: USED


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Harley-Davidson: the Legend

By: Harley-Davidson

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780752520797

ISBN: 0752520792

Condition: USED


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Teardrops and Tiny Trailers

By: Heister, Douglas

Price: $6.50

Publisher: GIBBS SMITH PUB:

Seller ID: 9781423602743

ISBN: 1423602749

Condition: USED


Buckle up as Douglas Keister takes you for a decidedly retro ride in the world of diminutive travel trailers in Teardrops and Tiny Trailers. The demand for vintage trailers-the smaller the better-has risen dramatically in recent years, with the most in-demand trailers being "teardrops," first manufactured in the 1930s and containing just indoor sleeping space and an outdoor exterior kitchen. Also profiled in the book are "canned ham" trailers, whose shape resembles the profile of a can of ham; small-size examples of America's most beloved vintage trailer, the Airstream; miniscule gypsy cara... View more info

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Camper Book: A Celebration of a Moveable American Dream

By: Hoekstra, Dave

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781613738207

ISBN: 161373820X

Condition: USED


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American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company

By: Hoffman, Bryce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 3/3/2014

Seller ID: 9780307886057

ISBN: 0307886050

Condition: USED


THE INSIDE STORY OF THE EPIC TURNAROUND OF FORD MOTOR COMPANY UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF CEO ALAN MULALLY. At the end of 2008, Ford Motor Company was just months away from running out of cash. With the auto industry careening toward ruin, Congress offered all three Detroit automakers a bailout. General Motors and Chrysler grabbed the taxpayer lifeline, but Ford decided to save itself. Under the leadership of charismatic CEO Alan Mulally, Ford had already put together a bold plan to unify its divided global operations, transform its lackluster product lineup, and overcome a dys-functional c... View more info

Great Book of Trains

By: Hollingsworth, Brian

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780861019199

ISBN: 0861019199

Condition: USED


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722 Miles: The Building of the Subways and How they Transformed New York

By: Hood, Clifton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/18/2012

Seller ID: 9780801852442

ISBN: 0801852447

Condition: USED


Clifton Hood traces the complex and fascinating history of the New York City subway system. At its opening in 1904, the tracks covered the twenty-two miles from City Hall up to 145th Street and Broadway, the longest stretch ever built at one time. From that initial route through the completion of the IND, the Independent Subway, in the 1940s, the subway grew to cover 722 miles -- long enough to reach from New York to Chicago. "Clifton Hood's 722 Miles is the fullest and most authoritative account of the building and impact of the New York City subways, the most extensive system of urban tra... View more info

Legendary Trains: The Great Locomotives of the World Past and Present

By: Hornung, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 3770170814

ISBN: 3770170814

Condition: USED


This superb book is devoted to trains past and present, all over the world. It is superbly illustrated with numerous magnificent photographs of locomotives then and now. The history of railways is comprehensively covered, from horse-drawn streetcars and George Stephenson's steam-powered 'Rocket' of 1829, through the glory days of steam, the development of diesel and electric locomotives, to the technical wonders of today's high-speed trains, such as the TGV and the Transrapid. View more info

Great Rail Trips of the World

By: Jacobs, Charles

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9864534

ISBN: 9864534

Condition: USED


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Fantasy Cars

By: Kuah, Ian

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 0681400463

ISBN: 0681400463

Condition: USED


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Ford: the Men and the Machine

By: Lacey, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 6/8/2012

Seller ID: 0316511668

ISBN: 0316511668

Condition: USED


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Tinkerbelle The Story of the Smallest Boat Ever To Cross The Atlantic Nonstop

By: Manry, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/24/2015

Seller ID: 0666

ISBN: 0666

Condition: USED


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Steve McQueen: Le Mans in the Rearview Mirror

By: McQueen, Steve/Nunley

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 9781854432896

ISBN: 1854432893

Condition: USED


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