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Image for The World Famous Great Gatsby's Antique Auction June 6th-7th, 1997 (Frank Loyd Wright's Personal Car)

The World Famous Great Gatsby's Antique Auction June 6th-7th, 1997 (Frank Loyd Wright's Personal Car)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Great Gatsby's: 1997

Seller ID: 0108

Condition: Very Good


Fabulous over-sized auction catalog filled with rare and beautiful items, all of which are pictured in full color. Measures 10-1/2"x12-1/2 and is clean and tightly bound with just a few spots of wear at spine, none of which compromises its integrity. The former owner's mailing label is on the reverse. This particular catalog is noteworthy due to the sale of Frank Lloyd Wright's personal car, a 1956 Aztec Red Mercedes Gull Wing designed especially for him after he redesi... View more info

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1972 Cadillac Owner's Manual in Original Plastic Case (With Emissions Booklet)

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Detroit. Michigan, Cadillac Motors: 1972

Seller ID: 0258

Condition: Good


If you're restoring an old car there's nothing like the original manual to tuck into the glove compartment. Here we have not only the manual, but also the accompanying booklet about the car's emission control systems and their required maintenance and warranty information. Both measure 5" tall by 8" long and fit into their original blue plastic holder. The owner's manual shows some rubbing to blue cover and a small stain to side of text block which can be seen on the ver... View more info

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The Amazing Mazda; The Amazing Mazda RX-2 The Amazing Mazda RX-3

By: N/A

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Mazda: 1992

Seller ID: 0288

Condition: Very good


Love the graphics on these three beautiful Mazda car brochures from 1992. Wish I had the matching one about the trucks, but never ran across it. So we have a trifecta here, all measuring 9"x11-1/4". The white one has fourteen pages, and the others ten and six with all having info on the back cover which is equivalent to an extra page each. The two silver ones are very similar as you no doubt guessed, but different enough if you were looking for one or the other. Nice set... View more info

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Owner's Manual Aero Willys Passenger Cars Models 675 and 685 (1953)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toledo Ohio, Willys Motors Inc. Willys Overland Export Corporation: 1953

Seller ID: 0476

Condition: Fine


Bright, clean owner's manual for Aero Willys cars which proved to be very short-lived in their second incarnation. The company began manufacturing passenger cars again in 1952, but the last one came off the line just three years later. This manual covers two vehicles -- the Aero-Eagle and the Aero-Ace, Models 675 and 685. Booklet measures 5-1/2"x 9" and has 57 illustrated pages. View more info

Image for Porsche Boxster 1997 4 Booklets, 1 Card and 3 Auto Magazine Test Drives

Porsche Boxster 1997 4 Booklets, 1 Card and 3 Auto Magazine Test Drives

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Porsche Cars North America Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 0487

Condition: Very Fine


This is an amazing offering, all purchased from the same collector, If you love cars, and especially the Porsche Boxster, this is a piece of automotive heaven. Everything is quality printed and illustrated in color. What we have here is the main booklet which measures 6"x9" and has 84 color illustrated pages. The second largest booklet in terms of page numbers (56 pages) shows the cars to their maximum. The other two measure about the same, but are smaller in content. Th... View more info

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Owner Manual Your 1951 Oldsmobile(Related ephemera Laid-in)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Lansing, Michigan, Oldmosbile Division, General Motors: 1951

Seller ID: 0584

Condition: Good


There's some spotting to first two pages and and back cover shows a couple of the same as well as some residual soil. Normally I wouldn't have bought it, but the manual is tightly bound and quite good inside. But the best part is that it comes with extra goodies. Laid-in in a large folded two-sided sheet which tells you how to operate your Hydra-matic Drive, a pink paper titled Order Subject to Present and Future Government Regulations, AND the original bill of sale for... View more info

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Enjoy Your New Pontiac 1947

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pontiac, Michigan, Pontiac Motor Division: 1947

Seller ID: 0637

Condition: Very good


Very nice clean buyer's service guide published for new car owners. It measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and has 57 pages illustrated with drawings. Covers everything, including starting the engine! View more info

Image for World's Fair Chicago 1934 How Firestone High Speed Tires Are Made

World's Fair Chicago 1934 How Firestone High Speed Tires Are Made

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, Firestone Tire & R=ubber Company: 1931

Edition: World's Fair Edition

Seller ID: 1518

Condition: Near fine


Crisp clean booklet with just a few tiny isolated spots of edge wear. Paper is amazingly supple. Booklet measures 5"x8" and has 32 counted pages. Many photographs printed with a saturation of ink -- very handsome. Booklet advertises not just the tires though -- there's also batteries, spark plugs, tire rims, break lining. cushion connectors and flexible couplings, garden hose, industrial flooring -- and even boots. Interesting and well designed. View more info

Image for Automobile Association Insurance Policy 1930 (Motor Union Insurance Co. London)

Automobile Association Insurance Policy 1930 (Motor Union Insurance Co. London)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Automobile Association Insurance Company: circa 1930

Seller ID: 2449

Condition: Very good condition


Here we have a complete 1930's automobile insurance policy for British drivers who were members of the Automobile Association which had contracted with the Motor Union Insurance to be the sole issuer of driver protection. The booklet measures 6" x 9-1/2" and has four pages of information, plus an unused fold-out application. The booklet is clean and nice throughout with just a t horizontal crease which lies flat. (TRANS.) View more info

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How To Decorate Halls, Booths and Automobiles (1927)

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Framingham, Massachusetts, Dennison Manufacturing Company: 1927

Edition: later printing

Seller ID: 2702

Condition: Fine condition


Crepe paper has long been synonymous with life's festive events and no one knew the business as well as the Dennison Manufacturing Company which set up shop in Framingham in 1897. Although the company merged with Avery in 1990, there was a time when the railroad that ran in front of its red brick buildings groaned under a heavy load of crepe paper in a rainbow of colors. This booklet uses strong graphic drawings to unveil a a parade of great ideas. It's clean and bright ... View more info

Image for 1964 Official Program 12th Annual Cumberland Sports Car Races

1964 Official Program 12th Annual Cumberland Sports Car Races

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Steel Cities Region Sports Car Club of America Inc.: 1964

Seller ID: 2814

Condition: Very good condition


Very nice program for the races held at the Cumberland Municipal Airport May, 15, 16, 17, 1964. The event included the national championship and regional races. Previous owner penciled in notes for some races which could be easily removed, but you may not want to, as it shows who won etc. Program measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 20 pages including a blank one for notes which is unused. Includes auto related advertising. Faults are these: a tear to bottom of spine which I re... View more info

Image for Guide de Route 1936 Road Guide combined with 5th Edition  Motoring in  Province of Quebec

Guide de Route 1936 Road Guide combined with 5th Edition Motoring in Province of Quebec

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Quebed, Canada, Quebec Automobile Club: 1932

Seller ID: 2884

Condition: Good condition


Very nice, extensive travel guide to seeing Quebec by car. In addition to photos to entice travelers, there's much info on 55 routes, each with its own special charms. There are also two fold-out maps, both in excellent condition. The smaller one is of Quebec, the larger one shows the individual drives the driver can take. Guide measures 6" x 9" and has 294 pages. Book is tightly bound with only defect being some light creasing to corners -- overall it's nice. And yet th... View more info

Image for Automotive Electric Association Tune-up System Service Manual (1935)

Automotive Electric Association Tune-up System Service Manual (1935)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Automotive Electric Association: 1935

Seller ID: 3151

Condition: Very Good Condition


Very nice, clean booklet with much information for tuning up a car in the 30's. It's illustrated throughout with small drawings and graphs, but most of the pages are filled with text. Booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 59 pages printed on quality coated paper.The focus is on what to do. when. and how. View more info

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We Work At Fords: Before and After the UAW-CIO (1955)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit Michigan, UAW-CIO Ford Department Soldiarity House: 1955

Seller ID: 3376

Condition: Very good condition


Very interesting look at life for Ford employees before and after the UAW-CIO union. There are many photographs throughout, as well as shots of the headlines of major U.S. newspapers. The booklet measures 6" x 9" and has 71 pages. Very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. The closer you get to the end of the text the more shocking it gets. View more info

Image for Sotheby's Antique and Classic Automobiles from the Collection of the Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum (1990)

Sotheby's Antique and Classic Automobiles from the Collection of the Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum (1990)

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: March 31, 1990

Seller ID: 3552

Condition: Very good Condition


It's not every day I find a car auction catalog, which is why this one's only the second one on here. This one was focused on the cars from the collection of the Frederick C. Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum of the Western Reserve Historical Society together with property of various owners. There were 69 cars, each pictured in full color and printed on quality glossy paper with much description and history. The bidding page was not used and there is a booklet laid in titled... View more info

Image for Studebaker Cars Catalog Big-Six and Special-Six Models (1924)

Studebaker Cars Catalog Big-Six and Special-Six Models (1924)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: South Bend,Indiana. Detroit, Michigan. Canada., The Studebaker Corporation of America: 1924

Seller ID: 3654

Condition: Very good condition


What an elegant presentation for the 1924 models of Studebaker cars. Beautiful photography and detailed descriptions of all models. The pages are made of quality coated paper and look very attractive with a light green background and ruled edges. The catalog measures 7-3/4" x 10-3/4" and has 28 pages. The green cover has embossed gilt printing which adds to the beauty. The only defect is a light dampstain to lower edges at front and back of ark green cover. It's very sub... View more info

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Chevrolet For 1942

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Chevrolet Division of General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 3655

Condition: Good condition


Wow! What a great cover. But pretty though it is the date tells the story. WWII began in 1939 and would not end until 1945. Given such hard times -- food was rationed, as was gasoline, the country needed metal, gold, rubber and also other commodities for the war effort. America asked its citizens to help with money by buying Victory bonds. The catalog is really cool though -- it measures 5-1.2" tall and 12-1.4" across. Be sure to see the last photo which shows the engi... View more info

Image for Studebaker The New Proof Book Studebaker Makers of Motor Cars (1915)

Studebaker The New Proof Book Studebaker Makers of Motor Cars (1915)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michiganl south Bend, Indiana, SrudebakerCorporation of America: 1915

Seller ID: 3663

Condition: Good condition


This 1915 booklet measures 5-1/4" x 10-1/4" until you open it up -- and that's where it gets interesting. The pages are folded vertically, but open them and there are two panels with text and photographs on both side of all 28. The condition is good, though not perfect. The lower margin of the front cover shows a small amount of foxing and there is light foxing to the last page, likely because it was up against the reverse side of the cover. Oddly, it didn't happen to th... View more info

Image for Porsche A Love Story (Plus Five Road and Track Tests Laid-In, 1971-1972

Porsche A Love Story (Plus Five Road and Track Tests Laid-In, 1971-1972

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Porsche: 1971 - 1972

Seller ID: 3827

Condition: Very good condition


This is a clean, tightly bound advertising booklet showing off the latest in both race cars and transportation cars. The main focus in on the Porsche 911 and has a nice diagram of its insides, plus lots of photos in color. The booklet measures 9" x 11-1/4" and has 17 counted pages printed on quality coated paper. Inside there are also four Road and Track Test brochures which cover the Porsche 911, Porsche 911E; Porsche 911S; Porsche 911 Sportomatic; and Porsche 914/6. T... View more info

Image for Studebaker Electric System Reliable and Why ((Circa Early 1900's)

Studebaker Electric System Reliable and Why ((Circa Early 1900's)

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, The Studebaker Corporation of America: circa Early 1900's

Seller ID: 3837

Condition: Very good condition


This is an advertisement for Studebaker's electric system which includes much information and illustration on a four page brochure. When opened the brochure measures 10" across and 12-1/4" tall. There is no date listed, but the two cars on the cover offer the clue to when manufactured. The front shows models Four and Six, both electrified to starters and and lights. Inside the brochure is an explanation of the electrical system as promised and the reverse side tells of... View more info