The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile styling, thereby revolutionized the way cars were made, marketed, and even imagine
A celebration of the world's finest cars, from stylish classics to the latest jaw-dropping models, as chosen by the style experts at GQ.From the magazine synonymous with style comes the ultimate guide to the greatest cars the world has ever seen.$24.99ISBN: 9781912158430Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Old Pond Books - September 2019
By the end of the twentieth century there were some half-million tractors on British farms - more machines than people to drive them. Brian Bell's encyclopaedic book traces the evolution of the farm tractor from the days of starting handle and pan seat to current 4-wheel drive machines with air-conditioned cabs and computer management systems.$40.00ISBN: 9780253043306Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Indiana University Press - October 2019
Transportation is the unsung hero in America's story. Stagecoaches, waterways, canals, railways, busses, and airplanes revolutionized much more than just the way people got around; they transformed the economic, political, and social aspects of everyday life. In Transportation and the American People, renowned historian H.$24.99ISBN: 9781440249037Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Krause Publications - July 2nd, 2019
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There’s no getting around the allure of motorcycles. Since 1885, when Gottlieb Daimler mounted a gas-powered engine on a wooden bicycle, riders of all ages have been drawn to the exhilaration and terror of motoring in the open air on two wheels. Motorcycles have become ingrained in our culture. To some, they are the ultimate expression of freedom.$24.95ISBN: 9781908211835Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Carpet Bombing Culture - September 17th, 2019$50.00ISBN: 9780760361900Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Motorbooks - January 14th, 2020The Harley-Davidson Source Book celebrates these iconic motorcycles in encyclopedia form. Rich with vivid photography, insightful commentary, and production specs and data, this is the #1 resource for die-hard Harley fans all around the world.
When most people close their eyes and imagine a motorcycle, that motorcycle looks very much like a Harley-Davidson.$50.00ISBN: 9781858946764Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Merrell - September 3rd, 2019
The car industry and the way in which cars are created have changed beyond all recognition over the last half-century. Automotive styling was once the grudging afterthought when the engineers had finished their work.$24.95ISBN: 9781445683720Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amberley Publishing - August 2019The mountains of Alberta and British Columbia in western Canada have always challenged the resolve of the railways that worked their way west, opening up the country. Even today, the task continues as incredible amounts of tonnage is hauled over arduous mountain passes and through spectacular river canyons, powered by modern diesel locomotives.$39.95ISBN: 9780228102304Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Firefly Books - October 2019$34.95ISBN: 9780750989862Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: The History Press - September 2019For three decades the Windrush was the maritime Zelig of the 20th century. Designed in 1930 in the Hamburg boatyard of a Jewish shipbuilder to ferry Germans to a new life in South America, it wasn't long before Goebbels requisitioned her.