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CARRERA PANAMERICANA: HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN ROAD RACE 1950-1954
Written by Daryl E. Murphy.
Stock no. 1822589
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In the years after World War II, the American continents began building a great Panamerican highway running from Argentina to Alaska. In 1949, Mexico finished its section, and decided to have a road race to celebrate. Thus was born the Carrera Panamericana Mexico, the Mexican Road Race... Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0879387343. Base of spine lightly rubbed. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby to rear panel.

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GURNEY'S EAGLES: THE EXCITING STORY OF THE AAR RACING CARS
Written by Karl Ludvigsen.
Stock no. 1822584
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Originally published in 1976, this edition is a facsimile of the original 1976 edition with updated corrections and revisions added. The amazing, intimate story of the only modern American racing cars to be victorious both in Grand Prix racing and in the classic Indianapolis 500. Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0879386517. Slight discolouration to colophon and foreword page from newspaper clipping present. Some pages have been gently prised apart which may have resulted in minor surface paper loss or discolouration. All text is fine.

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THE BIRTH OF HOT RODDING: THE STORY OF THE DRY LAKES ERA
Written by Robert Genat; Don Cox.
Stock no. 2135131
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st USA 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. Colour and b/w photos throughout. Foreword by Wally Parks. ISBN: 0760313032. Light wear to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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ORIGINAL TRIUMPH TR4/4A/5/6
Written by Bill Piggott.
Stock no. 2134997
Published by Motorbooks International. 2003. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Restorer's Guide. Models covered range from the first of the four-cylinder TR4s (built from July 1961) to the last of the six cylinder TR6s (built until July 1976), and there is also a look at the coachbuilt derivative - the 'hatchback' GTR4 Dove. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 1901432041. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and nicks, but minimal loss.

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FAMOUS CAR FACTORIES: MORGAN
Written by Bengt Ason Holm.
Stock no. 2134863
Published by Motorbooks International. 1991. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Square format. Black boards, silver titles. B/w and colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0879385588. Some fading to spine. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded with tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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THE ANATOMY & DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORMULA FORD RACE CAR
Written by Steve Nickless.
Stock no. 1321244
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

A history of Formula Ford racing as well as the drivers and cars that have made the racing famous. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0879388072. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners.

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CORVETTE GRAND SPORT
Written by Dave Friedman; Lowell C. Paddok; Roger Penske.
Stock no. 1321175
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st thus 2004. Very good condition.

Originally published in 1989. Motorbooks Classics series. Foreword by Penske. The photographic record of these fantastic race cars with 275 b/w photos and some colour. 176 pages. ISBN: 076031926X. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Pale page browning at edges, tobacco smell to contents.

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CHAPARRAL
Written by Richard Falconer; Doug Nye.
Stock no. 2132779
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete history of Jim Hall's Chaparral Race Cars 1961 to 1970. Green boards, silver title to spine. Packed with b/w and colour photos. 208 pages include index. ISBN: 087938607x. SIGNED by author (Falconer) with personal message about Jim Hall. Spine and lower corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Wrapper slightly rubbed at top edge, light crease at lower edge of front panel and very slightly browned to spine with a few light indentations.

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OFFENHAUSER
Written by Gordon Eliot White; Kenneth Walton.
Stock no. 2132767
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Square format. The legendary racing engine and the men who built it. Square format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. 200 pages includes index. ISBN: 0879388838. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Wrapper lightly creased at edges.

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FIGHTER COMMAND
Written by Jeffrey L. Ethell; Robert T. Sand.
Stock no. 1819022
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. American Fighters in original WWII color. Colour photos. ISBN: 0879384735. Corners of boards lightly rubbed. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby to rear panel.

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BOMBER COMMAND
Written by Jeffrey L. Ethell.
Stock no. 1819015
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour photos. The story of the USAAF in the European and Mediterranean Theatres during World War II. ISBN: 0879389206. A few grubby marks to dustwrapper.

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FARM TRACTOR COLOR HISTORY: STEAM TRACTORS
Written by Hans Halberstadt.
Stock no. 1818753
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

A glimpse of the past, of the days when you could hear the rattling and squeaking of the steam tractor approaching from miles away, making its way into town for threshing day. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. 128 pages including index. ISBN: 0760301409. Light rubbing to front cover corners. Slight fading to front spine edge.

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