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Memorable Japanese Motorcycles
Doug Mitchel. This beautifully
photographed volume provides the read-
er with a survey of Japanese motorcycles
which have become an integral part of
the American cycling habit since the
late-1950s. Examples of first models, last
models, and the most unusual Japanese
machines to hit the American shores.
Harley-Davidson Legends
Sander. Harley-Davidson is one of the oldest
manufacturers of motorcycles in the world
and has maintained a technical tradition for
more than 100 years. This book covers 35 of
the most important models in the history of
Harley-Davidson in chronological order using
text and photos-from the very first V-Twin to
the Night Rod.
Harley-Davidson 1930-41: Revolutionary
Motorcycles & Those Who Rode Them
. Re-
live the golden age of Milwaukee motorcycling
with this unique book that goes beyond the rest.
Read initimate accounts from company officials,
dealers, and riders of classic Harley Davidson
motorcyles of the 1930s. Period photographs
from private collections and a massive text
trace the development of the H-D Big Twin
from the sidevalve VL to the 61 and 74 models,
the legendary Knucklehead.
Moto Guzzi Motorcycles since 1921
Leek and Wolfgang Zeyen. There are many ways
of designing a twin-cylinder motorcycle, but it
takes a great deal of artistic sensitivity to create
a legend from two cylinders. The fine Italians,
the Le Mans and California types, the choppers
and the small 125s, 250s and 350s are described
here with accuracy and detail. This volume says
everything there is to say about model changes
and technical backgrounds.
Tricycles, Quadricycles and Light Cars
1894-1907: A Forgotten History
Aldo Carrer.
This book illustrates the birth of three- and four-
wheeled motor, steam and electric powered
vehicles from the years 1894-1907. These superb
images depict the large and unusual variety of
vehicles in the United States, France, England,
Germany, Austria and Italy. The book shows
in detail the vehicles, people and the spirit of
the era, a period of genius, brave bikers and
a romanticism. English, German, and Italian
text. Size:9”x12”•300color/bwphotos•176pp.
DKW: The Complete History of a World
Siegfried Rauch with Frank Rönicke.
Long considered the definitive book on DKW
(Dampf-Kraft-Wagen), this classic book is now
available in a complete English language edition.
This book covers all of the automobiles and
motorcycles manufactured by the legendary
DKW frim from its founding in theearly twentieth
century to its closing in the 1960s.
Streamlined: Classic Cars of
the 20th Century
Malte Jürgens,
Photographs by Michel Zumbrunn &
Urs Schmid. In 2009, the Hamburg
Automuseum Prototyp organized a
special two-month exhibit where 25
classic, streamlined automobiles had
their first "aerodynamic rendezvous."
The exhibition included such automo-
tive gems as Ferdinand Porsche's Type
64, the 1940 BMW Mille Miglia Touring Coupe, the Mercedes-Benz C111/
III, Porsche's 356 Pre-A coupe, and the World Record Volkswagen, to name
just a few.Size:12”x9”•142colorphotos•324pp.
Mercedes-Benz Supercars From 1901 to
Thomas Wirth. That dream car of all
dream cars, the Mercedes-Benz, is presented here
in 285 images. From its pioneer days with the 35
HP model of 1901 through the top-rank sports
cars of the 1920s and 1930s, the gullwing-door
300 SL and the legendary “Uhlenhaut Coupe”
of the 1950s, and the C 111, with its Wankel
engine, of the late 1960s, the line goes on to the
present-day SLS AMG. Eighteen super sports cars
are featured with text that is both entertaining
and informative.
Size:8.5”x11”•285 images•176pp.
Alfa Romeo: A Century of Innovation
Romeo, one of the most famous and renowned
carmakers in automobile history, celebrates 100
years of innovation. This fascinating history
documents the Milanese automaker, from the
exciting racing and sports cars of the twenties
and thirties to the equally advanced and sporty
sedans, coupes, and convertibles of the fifties
and sixties to the present-da.
The Schlumpf Automobile Collection
This book shares the valuable collection of the
Schlumpf brothers, whose collection of 427 beau-
tiful classic cars, including 122 Bugatis, made
it Europe’s most exciting auto collection. Now
known as the National Auto Museum of France,
this amazing collection is presented in this book
for all the world to see.
Mythical Formula One: 1966 to
Marcel Correa. Includes some
of the most famous and legendary For-
mula 1 single-seaters from 1966 to the
present, as well as milestones, such as
the Lotuses 49, 72, 79, Renault RS01,
winners like the Ferraris “T” series, Mc-
Laren MP4 from 1988; the Shumacher
Ferrari, original ideas like the Tyrrell P34
and other curiosities. Size:12”x9”•126
color illust.•112pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4581-4•hard•$29.99
The VW Bus: History of a Passion
Hajt. In this book, author Jörg Hajt portrays
VW buses of all body types, lovingly restored
and customized, and offers a comprehensive
history of the brand. Nearly 200 archival and
modern photos document the wide range of
Transporters from the camper to emergency
vehicles to a contractor’s van and much more.
Complete construction and technical details
and important tips for buying a VW Transporter
today round out this wonderful pictorial volume.
The Jeep: History of a World War II Legend
David Dalet and Christophe Le Bitoux. Nearly
200 high-quality color, and WWII era photos
show the Jeep in its many uses, and up-close,
detailed images show the differences between
variant types. This book is a concise reference
for the Jeep enthusiast, historian and restorer.
New York City Horsepower: An Oral His-
tory of Fast Custom Machines
McCabe. An unprecedented look at the stories,
innovators, and machines behind NYC car and
motorcycle builders. Based on a year’s worth
of interviews and photo shoots with nearly 40
custom builders, McCabe offers unique access
to their private, creative lives and impressive
collections of machines in garages and workshops throughout the five boroughs.
Size:11.75”x9”•796color/bw images•304pp.
Airstreams: Custom Interiors
Winick. Details of Winick’s re-creations
of custom-built Airstream home trailers
that date from 1948 to 2007, including
his 75th Anniversary Bambi Airstream.
The challenge of creating functional
and beautiful small spaces in which to
live helped drive the restoration work,
making living spaces that reflect the
Airstream design.
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